Fans of German second division football team Union Berlin were in a jubilant mood at the public viewing in the An der Alten Forsterei stadium in Berlin on Thursday, as their team's hopes of promotion to the Bundesliga were kept alive after drawing 2-2 away against Stuttgart in the relegation playoffs.

Stuttgart took the lead on two occasions before the Berliners managed to pull back level, prompting a roar from the fans watching the match from afar, in the capital city.

The return leg is due to be played at the An der Alter Forsterei in Berlin on Monday. Kick off is set at 20:30 local time (18:30 GMT).

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