(Reuters) - Former European champions Hamburg SV take on Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday in a match that could see them relegated from the German top flight for the first time since the league’s creation in 1963.
Here is a list of major European clubs who have never been relegated since the founding of their national top divisions.
Greece: Olympiakos Piraeus, Panathinaikos, PAOK (Thessaloniki)
Italy: Inter Milan
Netherlands: Ajax Amsterdam, Feyenoord, PSV Eindhoven, FC Utrecht
Portugal: Benfica, Porto, Sporting Clube de Portugal
Spain: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao
Turkey: Besiktas, Fenerbahce, Galatasaray
The following six English clubs have never been relegated since the Premier League started in 1992: Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur
Source: rsssf.com www.rsssf.com
Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford