Berlin – Bundesliga club Hertha BSC celebrated a successful conclusion after an intensive week of training. In the third preparatory game for the 59th Bundesliga season that started in mid-August, coach Pal Dardai’s team came to an arduous 3-1 (2-1) win over the regional league team Babelsberg 03 on Saturday .), Suat Serdar (36th) and Jhon Cordoba (49th) scored the goals for the Berliners in the Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion in Potsdam. Babelsberg’s striker Daniel Frahn had put the hosts in the lead after 16 minutes.
As against Neustadt / Dosse and Neuruppin in the training camp in Prignitz, Dardai offered two almost completely different teams for each half. In the first section, especially Hertha’s newcomer Serdar turned up despite heavy legs after the running training camp and recorded two chances in the first five minutes. But Frahn also failed once before his opening goal against Hertha goalkeeper Alexander Schwolow in the tenth minute. Six minutes later, the attacker gave the former Freiburg no chance.
But Hertha was now stronger and came back through Selke to equalize, who headed a cross from Lukas Klünter to equalize. Ten minutes before the break, Serdar converted a pass from Javairo Dilrosun completely dry. Four minutes after the break, Cordoba quickly made everything clear.
League competitor Union Berlin also wanted to test for the first time on Saturday, Dukla Prague had invited. The one with the Czech second division side fell victim to traffic. People in Prague are stuck in traffic for hours, which is why the kick-off was initially postponed from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Shortly after 4 p.m., however, the game had to be canceled and replaced by a shortened internal test match for the fans in the stadium at the Alte Försterei.