2. Bundesliga Report – Hamburg 3-3 Kiel: Another bottle job leaves HSV fuming

Lee Jae-song scored an injury-time equaliser to deny Hamburger SV all three points as Holstein Kiel continued their hoodoo against the Red Shorts, who stay third in the 2. Bundesliga table. Kiel struck first when Alexander Mühling gave them an early lead, only for an Aaron Hunt penalty and the first of a Joel PohjanpaloContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Hamburg 3-3 Kiel: Another bottle job leaves HSV fuming”

2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 0-0 Osnabrück: Die Roten sleepwalk to goalless draw

VfB Stuttgart were utterly uninspired in a drab goalless draw with VfL Osnabrück in the 2. Bundesliga on Sunday. Die Roten struggled to create any chances, with the best opportunity falling to the visitors, with Benjamin Girth contriving to hit the post when it would have been easier to score. Stuttgart remain second but failContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 0-0 Osnabrück: Die Roten sleepwalk to goalless draw”

2. Bundesliga Report – Wiesbaden 2-3 Dresden: Makienok reignites Dynamo survival hopes

A late goal from Simon Makienok breathed new life into Dynamo Dresden’s fight against 2. Bundesliga relegation, sealing a 3-2 win over SV Wehen Wiesbaden. After Domnik Franke’s own goal put Dresden ahead, Wiesbaden raced ahead with goals from Daniel-Kofi Kyereh and Moritz Kuhn, and should have scored at least once more in the firstContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Wiesbaden 2-3 Dresden: Makienok reignites Dynamo survival hopes”

2. Bundesliga Report – Bochum 2-0 St. Pauli: Hosts move towards safety but concerning display from Kiezkicker

VfL Bochum have virtually secured their 2. Bundesliga survival with a 2-0 win over a disappointing FC St. Pauli. Robert Žulj’s early penalty set them on their way, with Maxim Leitsch adding a second after half-time. St. Pauli offered very little in the game, despite Ryo Miyaichi hitting the crossbar, and concerns will remain overContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Bochum 2-0 St. Pauli: Hosts move towards safety but concerning display from Kiezkicker”

2. Bundesliga Report – Hannover 3-0 Dresden: Kauczinski’s task gets even tougher after another defeat

Hannover 96 inflicted more damage on struggling Dynamo Dresden with a comfortable 3-0 win on Wednesday evening. All three goals came in the first half, with Marvin Ducksch, John Guidetti and Edgar Prib all scoring. Dresden offered very little threat and remain rooted to the bottom with just seven games (including two in hand) leftContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Hannover 3-0 Dresden: Kauczinski’s task gets even tougher after another defeat”

2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 3-0 Aue: FCH keep up promotion chase

1. FC Heidenheim kept up the pressure on the 2. Bundesliga top three with a comfortable victory against FC Erzgebirge Aue. Marc Schnatterer had a first-half penalty saved but early in the second half forced a Calogero Rizzuto own goal, before Konstantin Kerschbaumer made it two. Aue were desperately lacklustre and Stefan Schimmer put theContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 3-0 Aue: FCH keep up promotion chase”

2. Bundesliga Report – Sandhausen 3-1 Hannover: Uwe Koschinat’s men move closer to safety

SV Sandhausen took a big step towards safety with a surprisingly convincing 3-1 win over a poor Hannover 96. After a goalless first half they race into a 2-0 lead after the break through Julius Biada and Gerrit Nauber, and had two goals disallowed before Philip Türpitz did make it three. John Guidetti had pulledContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Sandhausen 3-1 Hannover: Uwe Koschinat’s men move closer to safety”

2. Bundesliga Report – Darmstadt 1-1 Fürth: Lilies miss chance to pile pressure on the top three

SV Darmstadt 98 failed to send a clear signal of intent to the top three as they were held to a draw by SpVgg Greuther Fürth. Fabian Schnellhardt had put them in front early in the second half but they couldn’t hang on to the advantage with substitute Marvin Stefaniak levelling late on. Lilies shortContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Darmstadt 1-1 Fürth: Lilies miss chance to pile pressure on the top three”

2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 3-2 Hamburg: González and Castro inspire Die Roten to comeback win

Nicólas González inspired VfB Stuttgart to a 3-2 win in their big promotion clash with Hamburger SV, who they move above back into second in the table. They had been poor in the first half with Hamburg going 2-0 up through Joel Pohjanpalo and an Aaron Hunt penalty. Wataru Endo then got on back, GonzálezContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 3-2 Hamburg: González and Castro inspire Die Roten to comeback win”

2. Bundesliga Report – Bochum 2-1 Kiel: Improving Bochum hold on for victory

VfL Bochum were able to hold on for another crucial win over Holstein Kiel on Wednesday evening. Second half goals from Jordi Osei-Tutu and Silvère Ganvoula set Bochum on their way, and despite Jonas Meffert pulling one back, Kiel were unable to snatch a point. Reis improving Bochum brick-by-brick With seven points from their firstContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Bochum 2-1 Kiel: Improving Bochum hold on for victory”