The 1-1 draw at the Volksparkstadion maintained the Storks unbeaten record against HSV in the 2. Bundesliga.
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Matchday 24 Review: Decision time looms for Baumgart, Bochum march on, Kroos brotherly love
Is Steffen Baumgart beginning to see the end of his reign in Paderborn as defeat to Darmstadt leaves them stuck in mid-table?
St. Pauli retain Hamburg Stadtderby supremacy
Hamburg remains Braun-Weiß! Daniel-Kofi Kyereh, a man who has a taste for the big moments, struck a rocket into Sven Ulreich’s goal with just two minutes left of the Stadtderby.
Matchday 23 Review: Bochum ready for ‘weeks of truth’, Sandhausen trust in duo, Falette meltdown
A big few weeks are ahead but Bochum look like the team that could pull away at the top.
Fürth struggle without key players – yet overcome a wasteful Kiel to join four-way lead
Kiel dominated much of the game but it was the hosts that coped better with their various absentees.
Matchday 22 Review – History repeats itself for HSV as it gets tight at the top
Hamburg’s defeat to Würzburg felt all too familiar as their annual meltdown looms large and their competitors catch up
Matchday 21 Review: Referees in the spotlight, manages under pressure, Vasiliadis and Männel impress
The standard of refereeing in the 2. Bundesliga has unfortunately come into the spotlight yet again, with events in Kiel and Hamburg over the weekend highlighting the issue. Of course, when referees even in the Bundesliga or Premier League barely know their arse from their elbow, what hope do those in the second tier have?Continue reading “Matchday 21 Review: Referees in the spotlight, manages under pressure, Vasiliadis and Männel impress”
Matchday 20 Review: Braunschweig miss their fans, VAR controversary, Karlsruhe Super Bowl move
A look back on the weekend’s 2. Bundesliga action, as Braunschweig rue the missing 12th man in their derby defeat
Matchdays 18 & 19 Review: Pressure piles on Nürnberg, Karlsruhe flying, Kleindienst return
1. FC Nürnberg’s return to the 2. Bundesliga last year after a season in the Bundesliga couldn’t have gone much worse, with a succession of coaches failing to halt the side, and just Fabian Schleusener and a matter of seconds separating them from a second-successive descent. This year, it was meant to be different. InContinue reading “Matchdays 18 & 19 Review: Pressure piles on Nürnberg, Karlsruhe flying, Kleindienst return”
Matchday 17 Review: Fürth’s defensive wobbles, Hamburg’s lucky escape, Nürnberg collapse
It’s been five months, but I’ve written a thing – 2. Bundesliga matchday 17 review, focusing on Fürth’s recent defensive wobbles