Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Supporters throw flares as Hamburg relegated from Bundesliga for first time

Hamburg CHAOS as Bundesliga side are relegated for the first time in 55 years EPA Hamburg finished the season 17th in the Bundesliga table
| 13 May, 2018, 01:08

There was to be no great escape for Hamburg on Saturday afternoon, with relegation to the second tier confirmed on the final day of the Bundesliga season.

Hamburg have won the Bundesliga three times since its invention as such in "63, coming in five seasons between 1978/79 and 1982/83 - the first spearheaded by the goals of Kevin Keegan before Horst Hrubesch took over as the club's top scorer for four successive seasons, the man they called Das Kopfball-Ungeheuer (erm; 'the Header Beast") leading Der Dino to a league and European Cup double in 1983.

Police try to quell fan unrest as Hamburg are relegated from Germany's Bundesliga for the first time.

Hamburg will join Cologne in the second division next season, while Wolfsburg go into a relegation playoff.

Divock Origi restored Wolfsburg's lead from close range after the break and Robin Knoche ensured they would finish 16th with his 71st-minute effort.

Lewis Holtby's curling strike kept Hamburg'S hopes alive, but when Bobby Wood was sent off 20 minutes from time, their fate seemed sealed.


A famous clock in the stadium marked Hamburg's 55-year spell in the German top flight down to the second, it'll have to be reset now as they face the drop along with Cologne.

Dozens of riot police, including several on horses, charged onto the pitch and lined up in front of the Hamburg fans.

Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki gifted Hoffenheim possession with a terrible clearance on 26 minutes, allowing Andrej Kramaric to fire the home side in front.

Lucas Alario grabbed a brace as Leverkusen eased to a 3-2 win over Hanover, as both they and Leipzig secured a Europa League place.

Everton loanee Ademola Lookman ran the show with a goal and two assists as RB Leipzig booked Europa League football by winning 6-2 at Hertha Berlin.

Ruthless on the break, the visitors tore through Bayern, as Daniel Ginczek, Anastasios Donis and Chadrac Akolo all found the net on the counter-attack.

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