Nürnberg and Karlsruhe prepare for final day Fernduell

Whilst most eyes will be trained on the Fernduell between 1. FC Heidenheim and Hamburger SV at the top of the 2. Bundesliga on Sunday, for 1. FC Nürnberg and Karlsruher SC the final matchday is just as important as they look to avoid finish 16th and a play-off to avoid relegation to the 3.Continue reading “Nürnberg and Karlsruhe prepare for final day Fernduell”

2. Bundesliga Round-Up – Stuttgart celebrate promotion, Dresden and Wiesbaden all but down

VfB Stuttgart have all but won promotion back to the Bundesliga, however Dynamo Dresden and SV Wehen Wiesbaden are all but relegated to the 3. Liga. Stuttgart promotion virtually guartanteed Stuttgart following their 5-1 win over Sandhausen in midweek with an even more incredible performance to destroy 1. FC Nürnberg 6-0, who themselves had wonContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Round-Up – Stuttgart celebrate promotion, Dresden and Wiesbaden all but down”

2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-1 Stuttgart: Lukas Fröde increases promotion anxiety for Die Roten

Lukas Fröde’s first goal for Karlsruher SC gave them a shock derby victory over VfB Stuttgart to lift them out of the 2. Bundesliga bottom three and increase Stuttgart’s fears of missing out on promotion. Marvin Wanitzek had given the hosts the lead early on, with Nicólas González equalising from the spot. Karlsruhe never panickedContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-1 Stuttgart: Lukas Fröde increases promotion anxiety for Die Roten”

2. Bundesliga Preview – Karlsruhe vs Stuttgart: Much more than local bragging rights at stake

Derbies aren’t the same without fans, but even without the atmosphere they generate, the meeting between Karlsruher SC and VfB Stuttgart on Sunday still has a lot riding of it. Both sides are desperate for points with results over the weekend in the 2. Bundesliga so far not going in their favour. Can Karlsruhe maintainContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Preview – Karlsruhe vs Stuttgart: Much more than local bragging rights at stake”

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”

2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-0 Darmstadt: Hofmann and Wanitzek earn hosts perfect restart

Karlsruher SC won for just a second time since November with a 2-0 win against a lethargic SV Darmstadt 98. Second half goals from Philipp Hofmann and Marvin Wanitzek gave Christian Eichner’s side a deserved victory after an eventful week at the club. Darmstadt, on the other hand, couldn’t get going in an empty WildparkstadionContinue reading “2. Bundesliga Report – Karlsruhe 2-0 Darmstadt: Hofmann and Wanitzek earn hosts perfect restart”