In 967, 1987, 1992, 1997 and 2013 things went wrong – Fortuna failed to get promoted back to the Bundesliga!
And how does it look in 2021 for the six-time first division relegated? Is Düsseldorf immediately returning to the elite league of German football for the first time?
The chance of that seemed wasted this time as well. But because the competition is weakening, the promotion miracle is suddenly still possible. But you should definitely win at the penultimate Sandhausen (Sat / 1pm / Sky) in order to keep the vague dreams alive.
Board member and cult fortune Klaus Allofs (64) knows what is important now: “Keep a cool head – and stand safely behind. Three goals conceded like in the 2: 3 in Heidenheim may not happen again. “
And he explicitly warns against Sandhausen: “Even if SV is penultimate, they have a good team. We have to be prepared for that. “
Allofs knows what can happen to a second division basement child when it comes to big names like Fortuna.
Completely horrified, he watched the fatal 1: 2 bankruptcy of his Düsseldorf team at the bottom of Würzburg a good five weeks ago and was speechless. While supervisory board boss Björn Borgerding (39) only sat in the stands shaking his head …
Allofs: “We are missing these three points now and are really hurting us.” Therefore, Fortuna is currently only seventh and not in direct striking distance of one of the three promotion places. But Allofs is convinced: “We can still pack it!”
When the six fellow competitors facing Fortuna stumble while Düsseldorf wins and wins and wins …