Cologne –

You are not allowed in. Even in what is probably the most important game of the season, 1. FC Köln fans cannot cheer on their team in the Rheinenergie-Stadion. But before that: Around 1,500 supporters, including numerous Ultras, welcome the team to Junkersdorfer Strasse on Saturday afternoon (May 22nd).

  • 1. FC Köln: fight to stay up
  • Home game against Schalke 04
  • FC fans cheer the team on frenetically when they arrive

The message of the day is visible to the FC players well in front of the stadium: “Fight” is written on numerous sheets that have been attached to trees along the military ring and Junkersdorfer Straße.

1. FC Köln: Thousands of fans are waiting for the team bus

Despite the onset of rain, over a thousand fans have gathered at the entrance to the underground car park, including a fan club that cheers on Jonas Hector and Co. with red umbrellas: “Come on Effzeh”. In addition, “Die Stadt met K” by Kasalla can be heard from a loudspeaker box.

“Come on FC” reads some fans’ umbrellas in front of the stadium on May 22, 2021.

The whole thing is watched by a hundred police. She makes sure that the corona rules are adhered to.

Arrival of the team bus at the stadium on May 22, 2021.

Fans set Bengalos and firecrackers on fire when the team bus arrives on May 22, 2021.

Around 2 p.m., more and more fans rush to the stadium and form a line. They are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the team bus.

FC reception: firecrackers and bengalos

At first the Veedel song is sung peacefully, but then there is no stopping the Ultras when the bus turns into Junkersdorfer Straße shortly after 2 p.m. Firecrackers explode, Bengalos are set on fire, smoke bombs – the police let it go.

After the bus has turned into the underground car park, a few humiliating chants are played against the opponent. Then most of them go home: watch the game.

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