2. Bundesliga Report – Bielefeld 3-0 Heidenheim: Frank Schmidt’s men beaten but benefit from Hamburg capitulation

1. FC Heidenheim were well beaten by champions Arminia Bielefeld on the 2. Bundesliga’s final day but a spectacular collapse from Hamburger SV ensured they still finished third. Fabian Klos, Andreas Voglsammer and Jonathan Clauss scored for the hosts as they ended the season on a high, with Heidenheim rarely threatening. However Hamburg were beatenContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Bielefeld 3-0 Heidenheim: Frank Schmidt’s men beaten but benefit from Hamburg capitulation”

2. Bundesliga Preview – Bielefeld vs Heidenheim: Tough test for Frank Schmidt’s side’s promotion credentials

Come half five German time on Sunday (or ‘halb sechs´ as they say there), Arminia Bielefeld will get to lift the 2. Bundesliga trophy, a deserved feat for a wonderfully-played season, although doing so in an empty stadium will feel rather hollow. Before then though, they face 1. FC Heidenheim, for whom the game itselfContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Bielefeld vs Heidenheim: Tough test for Frank Schmidt’s side’s promotion credentials”

Arne Feick to leave Heidenheim – for now

Arne Feick will leave 1. FC Heidenheim following the conclusion of their season, the club announced on Thursday. The 32-year-old has been with the club for five years and was a regular player up to this season, when he has struggled to get game time at left-back ahead of Norman Theuerkauf and new signing JonasContinue reading “Arne Feick to leave Heidenheim – for now”

2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 2-1 Hamburg: Konstantin Kerschbaumer knockout blow as Heidenheim move into third

Konstantin Kerschbaumer scored a stunning winner for 1. FC Heidenheim as they beat Hamburger SV to move into third in 2. Bundesliga ahead of next week’s final day. Hamburg, third before kick-off, took the lead moments into the second half through Joel Pohjanpalo, but an unfortunate Jordan Beyer own goal brought the hosts level. Kerschbaumer’sContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Heidenheim 2-1 Hamburg: Konstantin Kerschbaumer knockout blow as Heidenheim move into third”

2. Bundesliga Preview – Heidenheim vs Hamburg: The biggest game of the season?

On Sunday, 1. FC Heidenheim and Hamburger SV face off in the Voith-Arena for possibly the most important match of the 2. Bundesliga season. The teams are currently fourth and third respectively, and the implications for this match are clear – a Hamburg win secures a top three finish and could take them above VfBContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Heidenheim vs Hamburg: The biggest game of the season?”

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 – 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”

Five Things from Matchday 26: Somehow Fußball returned

Well, here we are. The COVID19 pandemic still has its grip on the world, even in Germany, whose response has been one of the best in the world. This UK-based writer has barely left his house in two months. And yet, somehow, 16 teams got the ball rolling in the 2. Bundesliga again this weekend.Continue reading “Five Things from Matchday 26: Somehow Fußball returned”