A few eyebrows were raised when Union Berlin qualified for the 2020 UEFA Europa Conference League. Those were eliminated when Urs Fischer led Die Eisernen to the UEFA Europa League last summer, and now he is on track to complete a hat trick of European qualification in the same period of time.
Union Berlin qualified for UEFA Europa Conference League in 2020
The union could even eat at the top table of European football next season if the top four teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. However, a number of more established clubs are competing with them for seven tickets to continental football next season. Union’s fortunes were deteriorating as the season’s pacesetters entered the winter break. A 5-0 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen on Matchday 13 saw Urs Fischer’s team fall from the top of the Bundesliga, and the proverbial bubble appeared to burst. This was the first time that Urs Fischer’s team has led the Bundesliga at such an advanced stage of the season.