Hamburger SV saves despite a long under-score and backlog one point in Kiel, Stuttgart embarrassed at VfL Osnabruck, Sandhausen celebrates late winner against Furth – the Saturday games of the 2nd Bundesliga at a glance.
Holstein Kiel – Hamburger SV 1: 1 (1: 0)
Dutchman Timo Letschert saved Hamburger SV from a nasty surprise in Nordderby in the 2nd Bundesliga at Holstein Kiel. The substitute defender saved on Saturday with his goal in injury time to 1: 1 (0: 1) -Endstand at least one point. He rewarded the guests for a strong fighting performance.
The Hamburg had to play more than 60 minutes after the red card for Bakery Jatta (26th). In front of 15,034 spectators at the sold-out Holstein stadium Janni Serra had taken the lead in the 44th minute.
However, HSV must fear for the fifth game in foreign countries without success, however, for its championship lead. Already on Sunday Arminia Bielefeld can pass with a success at 1. FC Nurnberg.
The Hamburger put pressure on the Kiel from the start and could go early by Sonny Kittel (2nd) in front. The Kieler laid on the counter. Even after Jattas deportation changed the game initially barely. Kiel's Serra then used an error chain in the HSV defense to his third goal of the season. The Hamburg had a playful overweight even after the change. But the guests were hardly dangerous before the gate of the clever Kieler – until injury time: After a corner Letschert still managed the just reward for the HSV efforts.
VfL Osnabruck – VfB Stuttgart 1: 0 (1: 0)
VfB Stuttgart have also lost against promoted VfL Osnabruck and missed the connection to the top of the table. For VfB it was already the fourth defeat from the past five league games. The draw by Hamburg SV against Kiel, the Bundesliga relegated third now three points behind in first place.
Marcos Alvarez scored on Saturday before 15,801 spectators already in the 4th minute to the lead for the Osnabrucker, so ended a series of six games without a win and climbed into the middle of the table.
Stuttgart was clearly the better team in the second half and had plenty of chances. But even with the four strikers Nicolas Gonzalez, Hamadi Al Ghaddioui, Silas Wamangituka and in the end even Mario Gomez on the court did not score. VfL goalkeeper Phillip Kuhn also held strong and allowed Osnabruck victory before the international break.
SV Sandhausen – SpVgg Greuther Furth 3: 2 (1: 1)
The SV Sandhausen has defeated the SpVgg Greuther Furth in the 2nd Bundesliga with great morale and thanks to a late Joker goal by Aziz Bouhaddouz. On Saturday, a two-time lead by Julian Green (14th minute) and Branimir Hrgota (52nd) in the end did not even make it to a point win in the 2: 3 (1-1).
For Sandhausen outstanding striker Kevin Behrens equalized with a penalty (45. + 1) and a header (64) twice. In injury time then struck Bouhaddouz. Shortly before Furth goalkeeper Sascha Burchert could direct a header from substitute Sandhauser attacker to the post.
Both goals before the break resulted in unnecessary foul play. Green shot powerfully at his free kick around the badly posted wall of the hosts. Goalkeeper Martin Fraisl did not look good. It was also Green who caused the penalty to 1: 1 with an awkward behavior in a duel with Julius Biada. Behrens certainly changed. Previously, he had awarded a header opportunity.
A beautiful attack move over Green and Havard Nielsen Hrgota completed with a low shot for renewed Furth leadership. Behrens could not stop the guests at any time: A corner headed the SVS attacker into the goal. Then came the grand finale with Bouhaddouz.
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