Bernard Tekpetey inspires SC Paderborn to topflight promotion
Ghana international Bernard Tekpetey has secured promotion to the Bundesliga with SC Paderborn 07 despite suffering a defeat to Dynamo Dresden on the conclusion of the Bundesliga II season.
Paderborn finished second on the Bundesliga II table on goal advantage after ending on 57 points with Union Berlin.
Paderborn lost 3-1 to Dynamo Dresden on the final day, but Union Berlin’s failure to beat Bochum handed the advantage to Paderborn who had a better goal difference.
Tekpetey was introduced into the game in the second half as Paderborn finished on 57 points in the second position behind FC Cologne who had already qualified.
Union Berlin managed to finish third to complete their 2018/19 season respectively.
Paderborn return to the Bundesliga following their relegation in the 2014/2015 season after just one season in the German top division.
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