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Paderborn joins Cologne in Bundesliga, Union misses chance

BERLIN (AP) Paderborn is back in the Bundesliga despite a 3-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden as Union Berlin failed to take advantage in Germany's second division on Sunday.

Union, which had been hoping for a favor from Dresden to enable it to overtake Paderborn in second place, was held at Bochum 2-2 and must be content with a two-leg playoff chance against Stuttgart to determine which side plays in the top flight next season. Stuttgart finished third from bottom in the Bundesliga.

Grischa Promel and Joshua Mees scored late for Union after Bochum had a player sent off, but it wasn't enough as the side based in Kopenick, Berlin finished behind Paderborn on goal difference.