The Berlin Bundesliga club Hertha BSC and 1. FC Union will meet for the third time this season.
In addition to the league games, the Herthaners are host to the Köpenicker in the round of 16 of the DFB Cup, as the draw on Sunday showed. The games of the round of 16 will be played on January 18 and 19, 2022, the final in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium is scheduled for May 21. Hertha coach Pal Dardai spoke of a dream lot and a holiday for the capital. «That would have been a nice finale too. We will do everything we can to ensure that this is a special evening for all Hertha residents, ”said the 45-year-old Hungarian.
“It’s not a long journey, but unfortunately not a home game,” said Union manager Oliver Ruhnert about the guest appearance at the Berlin Olympic Stadium, in which Union plays the home games in the Conference League so we will approach the game like any other and try to advance one round. ” The Köpenicker had reached the round of the best 16 with a 3-1 win after extra time at third division Waldhof Mannheim. Hertha had progressed one round with a 3-1 win at the regional league team Preußen Münster.
| Updated: Monday, November 1, 2021 8:21 am