Borussia Monchengladbach Fans Trolled Hamburg With Clock Banner Counting Down Their Relegation

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Hamburg had taken an early lead through Aaron Hunt and went in front again with a Lewis Holtby goal just past the hour after Gladbach had levelled the score before halftime.

Ten-man Hamburg were relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time on Saturday, sparking angry fan demonstrations, despite the team pulling off a 2-1 home victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.

At Hamburg - who had survived the relegation play-offs in 2014 and 2015 - Gladbach fans mocked their counterparts by unfurling their own clock which ticked down towards their opponents' impending demotion, and as the game entered stoppage time a number of home fans hurled flares towards the pitch.

As the only club to have played in every Bundesliga season since its inception in 1963, supporters of the six-time German champions have proudly displayed a clock at Volksparkstadion which keeps a record of their top-flight status.

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