BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin’s bid for a fresh start after the international break ended in disappointment as Bochum fought back to draw 1-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Ishak Belfodil’s early goal for Hertha was canceled by former Union Berlin forward Sebastian Polter after the break, stretching the home team’s wait for its first win in 2022.
BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin delivered another demoralizing blow to city rival Hertha Berlin by dumping its neighbor out of the German Cup with a 3-2 away win in the round of 16 on Wednesday.
Union won their previous meeting 2-0 in the Bundesliga in November and the latest success consolidates the upstart club’s status of “Stadtmeister” (city champion) over its long-suffering rival.
BERLIN (AP) — Violence, fireworks, and the coronavirus.
The risks are clear ahead of Saturday’s Bundesliga derby between Union Berlin and city rival Hertha.
Despite infection rates setting daily records in Germany this week, Berlin’s senate gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for Union to fill its stadium to capacity for the first time since the pandemic began.