Nurnberg coach Dieter Hecking says he is pleased that there are "nine clubs behind us" in the Bundesliga, while forward Albert Bunjaku was delighted to score the winner against Borussia Monchengladbach yesterday.
Substitute Albert Bunjaku scored the winning goal within moments of coming on as Nurnberg secured their third consecutive victory by beating Borussia Monchengladbach 1-0 at home.
Nuremberg forward Albert Bunjaku looks as though he will be out for six months after undergoing knee ligament surgery on Wednesday.
Though hardly a stellar name in European football, Swiss international Albert Bunjakuhas made a real impact in the Bundesliga this term.
Cologne frustrated leaders Bayer Leverkusen by securing a goalless draw in the Rhine derby, while Werder Bremen slipped past ten-man Mainz 2-1.