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”

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”