Divided Berlin: The Union celebrated its place in the Europa League, Hertha competed in the fall in Alema.  See the objectives of the round  German football

Divided Berlin: The Union celebrated its place in the Europa League, Hertha competed in the fall in Alema. See the objectives of the round German football

The end of the 2021/22 Bundesliga divided the country’s capital. On the one hand, the fans of Union Berlin celebrated their return to the Europa League after 20 years. Already, fans of traditional Hertha Berlin are fearful for the future: at number 16, the team will play a play-off against third in the German Second Division to avoid a fall. Armenia Belfield and Greuther Firth were eliminated before the final round.

Union Berlin players celebrate their place in the Europa League with a crowd – Photo: REUTERS / Annegret Hilse

The first club to reach the Bundesliga from the former East Berlin, in 2019, Union Berlin has shown consistency in the First Division. He was 11th in the opening season, 7th last year, qualifying for the inaugural edition of the UEFA Conference League – he could not make it out of the group stage – and is now fifth in Alemão. Is.

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German champion, Bayern Munich will play again in the UEFA Champions League with Borussia Dortmund (runner-up), Bayer Leverkusen (third) and RB Leipzig (fourth).. In addition to Union Berlin, Freiburg will represent Germany in the Europa League, and Cologne, in seventh place, will join the Conference League.

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The Union qualifiers for the Europa League came this week with a 3-2 victory over Buchanan in Berlin. After the game, the mob stormed the field, and there was a party outside the Alten Försterei Stadium, with the players on the balcony celebrating with the crowd in the courtyard.

The first time they played in the Europa League (then called the UEFA Cup), in 2001/02, the Union finished runners-up in the German Cup last season. The European adventure was short-lived: it fell into the second knockout stage.

In the current German Championship, Union added 57 points, beating Freiburg, who lost to Bayer Leverkusen (2-1). Cologne, defeated by Stuttgart, finished seventh with 52 points. Despite the defeat, Stuttgart escaped release at number 15.

Hertha Berlin, who lost 2-1 to Borussia Dortmund, finished with 33 points, equal to Stuttgart, but was one position down and will have to play a repechage against relegation.

Hertha Berlin’s opponent will be known this Sunday, when the Bundesliga 2 ends. Hamburg are currently third with 57 points. Fifth, with 54 points, St. Paulie also dreams of making it to the playoffs.

Werder Bremen, second with 60 points, only needs a draw with John Ruggersburg to guarantee direct qualification in the Bundesliga and avoid a playoff. With 62 points, Leader Schalke 04 is already guaranteed to return to the First Division.

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