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Germany: Union Berlin celebrate Stuttgart draw as Bundesliga promotion dream lives on

Germany, Berlin
May 24, 2019 at 07:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fans of German second division football team Union Berlin were in a jubilant mood at the public viewing in the An der Alten Forsterei stadium in Berlin on Thursday, as their team's hopes of promotion to the Bundesliga were kept alive after drawing 2-2 away against Stuttgart in the relegation playoffs.

Stuttgart took the lead on two occasions before the Berliners managed to pull back level, prompting a roar from the fans watching the match from afar, in the capital city.

The return leg is due to be played at the An der Alter Forsterei in Berlin on Monday. Kick off is set at 20:30 local time (18:30 GMT).

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Fans of German second division football team Union Berlin were in a jubilant mood at the public viewing in the An der Alten Forsterei stadium in Berlin on Thursday, as their team's hopes of promotion to the Bundesliga were kept alive after drawing 2-2 away against Stuttgart in the relegation playoffs.

Stuttgart took the lead on two occasions before the Berliners managed to pull back level, prompting a roar from the fans watching the match from afar, in the capital city.

The return leg is due to be played at the An der Alter Forsterei in Berlin on Monday. Kick off is set at 20:30 local time (18:30 GMT).

W/S Union Berlin fans queueing at the stadium's gates

C/U Security checking up fans

W/S Stadium sign

W/S Union Berlin fans singing

M/S Union Berlin fans singing

W/S Union Berlin fans singing

C/U Sign reading (German): "Our love"

M/S Fans celebrating goal

C/U Floodlights and sign reading (German): "Iron Union"

W/S Fans erupting after second goal

W/S Fans celebrating second goal

W/S Fans singing

C/U Sign reading (German): "Our love"

M/S Fans watching match

W/S Fans erupting after final whistle

C/U Sign "Stadium An der alten Forsterei"

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