Nurnberg were handed a lifeline last weekend when fellow strugglers Arminia Bielefeld conceded a last-minute own goal to drop two points against Dortmund, but they are still in the last relegation spot, two points behind Arminia, going into the game with Schalke. They need a win coupled with a defeat or a draw for Arminia, who have a far worse goal difference, against Stuttgart.
"I am 100% convinced that we will avoid relegation," said Von Heesen
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