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Promotion race in the 2nd league: attacking the pitch with injuries, fire in the stands, tears on the pitch


Nothing kept the Schalke and Bremen fans in the stands after the game – there were injuries. Plenty of pyrotechnics were burned off during the HSV victory in Rostock. And tears flowed in Darmstadt.

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Back in the Bundesliga: Werder Bremen has managed direct promotion.

SVW won 2-0 against Jahn Regensburg and is second in the final table.

Here goalkeeper Michael Zetterer speaks with a microphone to the fans on the pitch.

Photo: IMAGO/Teresa Kröger / IMAGO/Kirchner Media

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After the final whistle, the Werder fans couldn't keep themselves in the stands.

Photo: IMAGO/CB / IMAGO/Claus Bergmann

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They flocked to the lawn in their home arena in droves.

A picture that has recently been seen more often in the stadiums.

Not without problems: The Bremen police spoke in the evening of more than 20 injuries, some of whom had been taken to the hospital.

Photo: IMAGO/CB / IMAGO/Claus Bergmann

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Of course, a souvenir could not be missing.

Werder fans can get a piece of the pitch here.

Photo: IMAGO/Teresa Kröger / IMAGO/Kirchner Media

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Mitchell Weiser (right) and Leonardo Bittencourt obviously had a good time.

Next season Werder's opponents will be Bayern and Dortmund again instead of Sandhausen and Aue - so expect a bit more glamor.

Photo: IMAGO/Maik Hölter/TEAM2sportphoto / IMAGO/Team 2

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Hamburger SV also wants to play in the Bundesliga.

And the North Club still has the chance this time after three failed attempts.

Thanks to a 3-2 win in Rostock, HSV qualified for the relegation.

Photo: Danny Gohlke / dpa

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Both fan camps do not necessarily have a positive attitude towards each other.

Here the Rostock fans march to the Ostseestadion.

Photo: IMAGO/Roland Hartig

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During the game, pyrotechnics could be seen again and again in the stands.

Here the Hamburg fans wave a few torches.

Photo: IMAGO/Andy Buenning/ Eibner-Pressefoto / IMAGO/Eibner

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The Rostock fans went even wilder, lighting flags in the stadium.

The game was interrupted for a few minutes.

Photo: IMAGO/Revierfoto

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A championship trophy for Schalke - if only the small one.

Coach Michael Büskens enjoys the manifested symbol of the second division championship.

Thanks to a 2-1 win in Nuremberg, S04 could no longer be knocked out of first place.

Photo: IMAGO/Sportfoto Zink / Daniel Marr / IMAGO/Zink

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A dream goal was responsible: Schalke's Rodrigo Zalazar shot the ball into the goal from sixty meters away, Nuremberg keeper Carl Klaus had stood too far in front of the goal.

Photo: IMAGO/Sportfoto Zink / Daniel Marr / IMAGO/Zink

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Of course, the Schalke fans also stormed the pitch in Nuremberg.


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Schalke striker Simon Terodde had a significant part in the victory with his goal to make it 2-1.

It was his 30th goal of the season - for that there was the top scorer of the second division.


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The fans also liked the performance of their heroes in Nuremberg.

Photo: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

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A completely different mood prevailed in Darmstadt.

Despite a convincing win against Paderborn, the club only finished fourth in the final table.


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Darmstadt captain Fabian Holland high fives with the fans.

The club will have to try again next season.

Photo: IMAGO/Florian Ulrich / IMAGO/Jan Huebner

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One's friend... This Darmstadt fan was obviously disappointed with the result.

Photo: IMAGO/Florian Ulrich / IMAGO/Jan Huebner

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Felix Magath sat in the stands in Darmstadt.

The Hertha BSC coach probably wanted to look at the supposed opponent in the relegation.

But he had taken the journey in vain.

The Berliners will now meet HSV.

Photo: IMAGO/Florian Ulrich / IMAGO/Jan Huebner


Source: spiegel

All sports articles on 2022-05-15

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