2. Bundesliga Report – Kiel 2-0 Dresden: Dynamo on the brink

Dynamo Dresden are on the verge of relegation to the 3. Liga after a 2-0 defeat to Holstein Kiel in the first of two 2. Bundesliga games on Thursday. Emmanuel Iyoha and Lion Lauberbach scored in each half, with Dresden reduced to ten men after Jannik Müller saw two quick-fire yellow cards. Markus Kauczinski’s sideContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Kiel 2-0 Dresden: Dynamo on the brink”

2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 5-1 Sandhausen: Die Roten return to second in convincing style

VfB Stuttgart returned to second in the 2. Bundesliga with a surprisingly convincing victory over SV Sandhausen. A superb first half display saw them race into a 4-0 lead, with two goals from Nicólas González accompanied by a Gonzalo Castro strike and Tim Kister own goal. Enrique Peña Zauner pulled one back in a moreContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Stuttgart 5-1 Sandhausen: Die Roten return to second in convincing style”

Paderborn return to 2. Bundesliga confirmed

A 1-0 defeat to 1. FC Union Berlin this evening has confirmed SC Paderborn 07‘s return to the 2. Bundesliga after a year away. Stefan Baumgart’s side blew away the 2. Bundesliga in the second half of last season with their attacking football, but an admirable refusal to change their style was always going toContinue reading “Paderborn return to 2. Bundesliga confirmed”

Bielefeld promoted to the Bundesliga

After their victory against Dynamo Dresden on Monday made it all but certain, Tuesday’s results have confirmed Arminia Bielefeld‘s promotion to the Bundesliga after 11 years away. They are virtually confirmed as champions as well following Hamburger SV’s draw with VfL Osnabruck. The team in second can no longer catch the leaders, whilst VfB StuttgartContinue reading “Bielefeld promoted to the Bundesliga”

2. Bundesliga Report – Wiesbaden 0-6 Nürnberg: Robin Hack breathes new life into FCN’s survival hopes

A hat-trick from Robin Hack revived 1. FC Nürnberg’s survival hopes in a stunning 6-0 demolition of SV Wehen Wiesbaden. Hack scored early but his side had been poor until Asger Sörensen added a second and the youngster added the third. Both struck again in the second half before substitute Adam Zreľák finished the routContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Wiesbaden 0-6 Nürnberg: Robin Hack breathes new life into FCN’s survival hopes”

Nils Röseler to join Sandhausen

SV Sandhausen have announced that defender Nils Röseler will join the club in the summer from Eredivisie side VVV-Venlo on a two-year deal. The 28-year-old German centre-back was a regular for the Dutch side, missing just one match before the season was abandoned in March. Although he has spent the majority of his career in theContinue reading “Nils Röseler to join Sandhausen”

Kiel coach Ole Werner to miss the rest of the season

Holstein Kiel will be without head coach Ole Werner for the remainder of 2019-20 for personal reasons, as was announced on Tuesday. His assistants, Fabian Boll and Patrick Kohlmann, will take charge of the team for their final three games. “We are aware of the responsibility towards our employees, but also of our sporting situation,”Continue reading “Kiel coach Ole Werner to miss the rest of the season”

2. Bundesliga Report – Bielefeld 4-0 Dresden: Promotion all but confirmed for Arminia

Arminia Bielefeld have effectively secured promotion to the Bundesliga with a convincing victory over an increasingly-forlorn Dynamo Dresden. Jonathan Clauss gave them the lead early on but they didn’t pull away until the second half. Andreas Voglsammer, Fabian Klos and Cebio Soukou struck in the second half to seal the deal. They need a furtherContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Bielefeld 4-0 Dresden: Promotion all but confirmed for Arminia”

Ex-USMNT star Julian Green signs Fürth extension

Following their derby victory at the weekend, there is more good news for SpVgg Greuther Fürth fans with Julian Green signing a new contract. The 25-year-old has signed for a one-year contract with the Kleeblatt, with the club having the option of a further year. The American, who started out with Bayern Munich as aContinue reading “Ex-USMNT star Julian Green signs Fürth extension”

Kiel sign Ahmet Arslan for new season

Holstein Kiel have announced their first signing for the new season, with Ahmet Arslan joining from Regionalliga Nord champions VfB Lübeck. The attacking midfielder scored 16 goals in 25 games this season, and finished as the league’s top scorer when the season was ended due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. Lübeck will be playingContinue reading “Kiel sign Ahmet Arslan for new season”