BDespite being defeated at home (0-1) by Hamburg in the first leg, Hertha Berlin saved his skin on Monday evening when he returned from qualifying for maintenance/promotion in the Bundesliga. Berlin won 0-2, perfectly fired by Belgium captain Dedrick Boyata, who scored in the fourth minute with a cross header from a corner kick.
The 31-year-old Belgium defender chose his moment well to score his first goal of the season. Marvin Platnhardt concluded the match by doubling his lead shortly after the hour mark. The German defender, who was already a crucial passage for the Red Devils at the start of the match, sent a direct free kick into the opposite top corner, hitting the conditioning. Volkspark however hot white (63th place).
Hamburg SV, who left the first division four seasons ago and finished third in the D2 this season, still have to wait before returning to the first division.
The two players who were directly promoted to the Bundesliga are Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen, and the two were relegated to the second division, Bielefeld and Fürth.
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