Werder Bremen has to tremble further. With the goalless draw in the first leg of Bundesliga relegation against the second division club 1. FC Heidenheim, the North Germans have missed a possibly decisive home win against disciplined awayside.
The 2. Bundesliga has so many controversial derbies in the schedule this year: Karlsruhe against Stuttgart, Fürth against Nuremberg, Aue against Dresden. But only a real city derby: HSV against St. Pauli! On Sunday, February 22, 2020, Hamburg’s two local rivals will meet at Volksparkstadion. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.
One and a half weeks after the start of the second half of the Bundesliga season, the 2. Bundesliga will return from the training grounds to the stadiums. Bielefeld and Bochum will meet on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in the first 2. Bundesliga of the year. Why this extraordinary start date? And who are the favorites for promotion? Who is playing for relegation? Our round-up for the 2nd Bundesliga.