The attempted comeback fell short, and they may have deserved to go down, but it’s fair to lament their relegation.
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What Went Down: The 2. Bundesliga Final Day
Two teams sealed promotion and one was relegation; there were plenty of twists and turns along the way.
Würzburg make their exit as Osnabrück find new life
A 3-1 defeat for Würzburg confirms what has seemed inevitable for some time.
Braunschweig pair finally show star quality as push towards safety continues
Suleiman Abdullahi and Martin Kobylanski star in a thumping over Osnabrück
Matchday 25 Review: Bochum impress despite defeat, COVID strikes back, Dursun treble
The game turned on the red card but Bochum still came out with their heads held high.
Matchday 24 Review: Decision time looms for Baumgart, Bochum march on, Kroos brotherly love
Is Steffen Baumgart beginning to see the end of his reign in Paderborn as defeat to Darmstadt leaves them stuck in mid-table?
Matchday 23 Review: Bochum ready for ‘weeks of truth’, Sandhausen trust in duo, Falette meltdown
A big few weeks are ahead but Bochum look like the team that could pull away at the top.
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”
Matchdays 18 & 19 Review: Pressure piles on Nürnberg, Karlsruhe flying, Kleindienst return
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”
Hannover far from challengers in defeat at Osnabrück
A 2-1 defeat to Lower Saxony ‘rivals’ VfL Osnabrück was not the way that Hannover 96 wanted to prepare for their ‘real’ derby next week against Eintracht Braunschweig, with their promotion credentials far from view on Friday evening.