Named after a steam ship upon its founding in 1892, Hertha Berlin is the most prominent football export from the German capital. Their two championships in 1930 and 1931 came before the Bundesliga era.
A member of the inaugural Bundesliga, Hertha had their most successful years in the 1970s, reaching the German Cup finals twice and the UEFA Cup semifinals once. Debt forced the club down into the regional leagues, but they resurfaced in the late 90s to return to the Bundesliga. They are now an up-and-coming club in Germany and call the Olympic Stadium their home. Follow all the updates related to Hertha Berlin in DW's content, collated below.
Both Hertha Berlin and Schalke scored pairs of late goals to secure their tickets to the German Cup second round. However, Hertha's game in Rostock was marred by hardcore fans throwing flares, twice interrupting play.
Ingolstadt came from behind at the break to beat Darmstadt and close the gap in the hotly-contested relegation battle. Earlier, Hertha Berlin returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory at home to Augsburg.