We usually present you with a highlight from each Bundesliga matchday. This week, however, we give you the opposite. Hamburg's first ever relegation is the darkest hour in the club's history.
An eventful match at the Volksparkstadion resulted in HSV being finally relegated. However, it was an afternoon to be proud of for most of Hamburg’s support, proving the magnitude of the club will pull them through.
On 25 May 1983, Hamburg beat Juventus to win the European Cup. Now, 35 years later, one of Germany's most famous clubs is on the brink of being relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time. How has it come to this?
Hamburg SV have been relegated from the top flight for the first time since the Bundesliga's creation in 1963. Hamburg's 2-1 home win against Mönchengladbach wasn't enough, as Wolfsburg defeated Cologne.
After 55 seasons in the Bundesliga's top flight, Hamburg have been relegated despite victory on the final day. Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund clinched fourth by the skin of their teeth as Hoffenheim claimed third.
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