A big few weeks are ahead but Bochum look like the team that could pull away at the top.
Kiel dominated much of the game but it was the hosts that coped better with their various absentees.
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”
A look back on the weekend’s 2. Bundesliga action, as Braunschweig rue the missing 12th man in their derby defeat
1. FC Nürnberg’s return to the 2. Bundesliga last year after a season in the Bundesliga couldn’t have gone much worse, with a succession of coaches failing to halt the side, and just Fabian Schleusener and a matter of seconds separating them from a second-successive descent. This year, it was meant to be different. InContinue reading “Matchdays 18 & 19 Review: Pressure piles on Nürnberg, Karlsruhe flying, Kleindienst return”
It’s been five months, but I’ve written a thing – 2. Bundesliga matchday 17 review, focusing on Fürth’s recent defensive wobbles
They have signed defender Abdourahmane Barry after he impressed in a trial with the club.
SV Sandhausen have signed striker Daniel Keita-Ruel from 2. Bundesliga rivals SpVgg Greuther Fürth.
In a dramatic final day in the 2. Bundesliga, Karlsruher SC came from behind to beat SpVgg Greuther Fürth and condemn 1. FC Nürnberg to a play-off.
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”