The second international break of the 2021/22 season is approaching the home stretch. Six games with Hertha involvement remain, with four of them taking place on Monday. Marcel Lotka and Christalina Atemona are the first in action in friendlies at 15:00 CEST, with Poland U20 and Germany U20 respectively. Poland will take on Norway in Oslo, while Germany host Romania in Potsdam.
‘Peka’ and ‘Jove’ need wins
The evening sees Peter Pekarík and Stevan Jovetić in World Cup qualification action. Pekarík and Slovakia sit in fourth place on seven points with three games remaining, behind Croatia (16 points), Russia (16) and Slovenia (10). Štefan Tarkovič’s side will look to kick off an important run in with three points when they take on the World Cup runners up in Osijek at 20:45 CEST.
Jovetić and Montenegro also have a tough task ahead. His side have eleven points and also sit on fourth place, behind leaders Netherlands (16 points), Norway (14) and Turkey (12). Miodrag Radulović’s side will take on second-place Norway at 20:45 CEST.
|Date||Kick off||Player||Game (venue)||Result|
|Thu., 07.10.2021||18:00 CEST||Marcel Lotka, Christalino Atemona||U20s friendly Poland - Germany (Rzeszow)||0-0|
|20:45 CEST||Dedryck Boyata||Nations League semi-final Belgium - France (Turin)||2-3|
|Fri., 08.10.2021||19:00 CEST||Jurgen Ekkelenkamp||U21 EUROs qualifier Switzerland - Netherlands (Lausanne)||2-2|
|20:45 CEST||Stevan Jovetić||WCQ Gibraltar - Montenegro (Gibraltar)||0-3|
|20:45 CEST||Peter Pekarík||WCQ Russia - Slovakia (Kazan)||1-0|
|Sat., 09.10.2021||20:45 CEST||Krzysztof Piątek||WCQ Poland - San Marino (Warsaw)||5-0|
|Sun., 10.10.2021||15:00 CEST||Dedryck Boyata||Nations League finals Italy - Belgium (Turin)||2-1|
|Mon., 11.10.2021||15:00 CEST||Marcel Lotka||U20s friendly Norway - Poland (Oslo)|
|15:00 CEST||Christalino Atemona||U20s friendly Germany - Romania (Babelsberg)|
|20:45 CEST||Peter Pekarík||WCQ Croatia - Slovakia (Osijek)|
|20:45 CEST||Stevan Jovetić||WCQ Norway - Montenegro (Oslo)|
|Tue., 12.10.2021||20:00 CEST||Jurgen Ekkelenkamp||U21 EUROs qualifier Netherlands - Wales (Nijmegen)|
|20:45 CEST||Krzysztof Piątek||WCQ Albania - Poland (Tirana)|