Union Berlin defender Marvin Friedrich went from zero to hero and kept his side dreaming of promotion to Germany's top flight as they fought to a 2-2 draw at Stuttgart in the first leg of the Bundesliga relegation play-off.
Stuttgart and Union Berlin cancelled each other out in the opening minutes of the first leg of their Bundesliga promotion/relegation play-off tie. Gentner gave the home side the lead, but Abdullahi levelled the scores seconds after kicking off again.
After their shock first-ever relegation from the Bundesliga last season, it was vital that German giants Hamburg returned to the the big time this year. It was all looking so good until March, when their form completely collapsed and has made promotion all but impossible.