HSV defeats 1. FC Nürnberg in the 2nd Bundesliga and is on the way to promotion
Dhe Hamburger SV continues to strive towards promotion to the Bundesliga. On Saturday, the second division runners-up won 3-0 (1-0) against 1. FC Nürnberg. Jean-Luc Dompé (19th minute), Ludovit Reis (52nd) and Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer (90th + 5) scored the goals in front of the 57,000 spectators in the sold-out Volksparkstadion. For the former HSV coach Dieter Hecking, it was a failed return to the Hanseatic city as the Franconian coach.
Both sides initially lacked precision on the slippery surface. So it was not surprising that the Hamburg lead resulted from a standard situation. After being fouled earlier, Dompé arranged the ball on the left corner of the box and converted directly from about 20 meters away. Nuremberg took a long time to get into the game. Only in the 38th minute did Kwadwo Duah seriously test HSV goalkeeper Daniel Heuer Fernandes for the first time. The guests were lucky when goalkeeper Peter Vindahl scraped a ball off the line that had been rebounded by Lino Tempelmann (44′).
The hosts made the decision early in the second half. The Franks could not clarify, Dompé presented exemplary for Reis. After checking the video images, referee Tobias Reichel denied the alleged 3-0 by Robert Glatzel (72nd) because of a foul by the Hamburg attacker. Königsdönigsdörffer then scored the third goal in stoppage time.
Kownacki scores with a penalty
Fortuna Düsseldorf defeated SSV Jahn Regensburg thanks to a late penalty. Converted the penalty to 1:0 (0:0) for Düsseldorf Dawid Kownacki in the 86th minute after Felix Klaus was brought down by Regensburg’s Konrad Faber. Fortuna can thus continue to hope for third place at the end of the season. Regensburg, on the other hand, have been without a win in the league for ten games and are still deep in the relegation battle.
In a lively initial phase, the home side were out regensburg in front of 10,119 spectators initially unlucky. Striker Aygün Yildirim hit the crossbar with a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area (7th minute). Emmanuel Iyoha had the best chance in Düsseldorf, whose powerful shot hit the post in the 38th minute. After the break, Regensburg goalkeeper Jonas Urbig initially held the draw. The 19-year-old first parried a shot from Kownacki (54′) from a tight angle and then saved it from close range against Jorrit Hendrix (57′). After that everything looked like a draw until Kownacki scored from the penalty spot.
Second division table bottom light SV Sandhausen scored again after four defeats in a row with a goal in the last second. The team from Baden-Württemberg scored a point against Holstein Kiel when it was 1-1 (0-0). Hauke Wahl (47th) scored for Schleswig-Holstein to make it 1-0. Franck Evina (90+5) equalized and ended a 507-minute goal drought in the sand houses. Sandhausen was also unlucky when Marcel Ritzmaier (61st) hit the crossbar. Fabian Reese (87th) missed another penalty kick for the guests.
For the new SVS coach Tomas Oral, who gave his home premiere, it was the first point win, a week ago he was unlucky 0:1 with Sandhausen 1. FC Nuremberg lost. The 49-year-old had succeeded Alois Schwartz at the bottom of the table. In the 33rd minute, Kiel’s goalkeeper Tim Schreiber was able to prevent the hosts from scoring after a free kick with courageous positional play. Seven minutes later, however, he had to be substituted injured and replaced by Robin Himmelmann.