2. Bundesliga Report – Hamburg 0-0 Bielefeld: Neither side takes advantage of Stuttgart slip

The big match of the weekend in the 2. Bundesliga between Hamburger SV and Arminia Bielefeld remained goalless on Sunday. Neither side was able to make a decisive blow at the top of the table although Hamburg had the better chances to put daylight between themselves at VfB Stuttgart. No decisive blow in promotion raceContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Hamburg 0-0 Bielefeld: Neither side takes advantage of Stuttgart slip”

2. Bundesliga Report – Osnabruck 2-4 Hannover: Ducksch double delight

Marvin Ducksch hit twice from the bench as Hannover 96 came from behind twice to beat VfL Osnabrück in an all-Lower Saxony duel. Assan Ceesay had given the hosts the lead, which was restored early in the second half by Etienne Amenyido after an own goal from Joost van Aken had put Hannover level. Ducksch’sContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Osnabruck 2-4 Hannover: Ducksch double delight”

2. Bundesliga Preview – Osnabrück vs Hannover: Lower Saxony duel for resuming 96ers

Whilst not a derby in the truest sense, there will be an all-Lower Saxony clash in the 2. Bundesliga on Saturday as VfL Osnabrück host Hannover 96, who return to action after being spared last weekend. Daniel Thioune’s side will be hoping to build on the draw against leaders Arminia Bielefeld last weekend, whilst KenanContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Osnabrück vs Hannover: Lower Saxony duel for resuming 96ers”

2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 1-0 Wiesbaden: Disallowed goal denies struggling Wehen a point

After last week’s win over VfB Stuttgart, things returned to normal for SV Wehen Wiesbaden as they were denied by VAR and had to accept defeat to 1. FC Heidenheim. Tobias Mohr’s first goal for the home side was the difference, with Törlos Knöll having a goal disallowed due to Kevin Müller’s view being obscuredContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 1-0 Wiesbaden: Disallowed goal denies struggling Wehen a point”

2. Bundesliga Report – St. Pauli 1-0 Nürnberg: Gyökeres leaves Der Club deep in trouble

A goal from Viktor Gyökeres at an eerie Millerntor-Stadion gave FC St. Pauli a 1-0 win over ten-man 1. FC Nürnberg and a bit of breathing space at the wrong end of the table. Nürnberg had been the better side in the first half but the game changed after Christian Mathenia was sent off forContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – St. Pauli 1-0 Nürnberg: Gyökeres leaves Der Club deep in trouble”

2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-0 Darmstadt: Hofmann and Wanitzek earn hosts perfect restart

Karlsruher SC won for just a second time since November with a 2-0 win against a lethargic SV Darmstadt 98. Second half goals from Philipp Hofmann and Marvin Wanitzek gave Christian Eichner’s side a deserved victory after an eventful week at the club. Darmstadt, on the other hand, couldn’t get going in an empty WildparkstadionContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-0 Darmstadt: Hofmann and Wanitzek earn hosts perfect restart”

2. Bundesliga Preview – Fürth vs Hamburg: Tough test for the Kleeblatt

By the time SpVgg Greuther Fürth and Hamburger SV take the field on Sunday, we will already have a sense of the impact on the ‘ghost games’ behind closed doors in the 2. Bundesliga, returning after a two-month break due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, this will be a strange experience for the twoContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Fürth vs Hamburg: Tough test for the Kleeblatt”