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”

Why HSV can still finish third – and why they probably won’t

Hamburger SV’s defeat against 1.FC Heidenheim last weekend felt like a knockout blow, and for a group of fans that have known nothing but tragic farce for the past few years, there’s little cause for optimism ahead of a final game against SV Sandhausen that they must get something out of to snatch the play-offContinue reading “Why HSV can still finish third – and why they probably won’t”

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 Round-Up: Pohjanpalo scores again, Bielefeld made to wait

Joel Pohjanpalo scored his sixth goal in as many games as Hamburger SV bounced back from their draw against Holstein Kiel on Monday with a narrow victory against bottom side Dynamo Dresden to move back into second place in the 2. Bundesliga on Friday evening. Assist king Tim Leibold set up the Finn for hisContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Round-Up: Pohjanpalo scores again, Bielefeld made to wait”

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 Preview – Hamburg vs Kiel: Is David Kinsombi the key?

The final game of Matchday 30 in the 2. Bundesliga sees two northern rivals go head to head, with Hamburger SV hosting Holstein Kiel, who have been one of their bogey teams since coming down to the second tier. The Red Shorts remain focused on their goal of promotion, and they are hoping that theyContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Hamburg vs Kiel: Is David Kinsombi the key?”