Goals without end in league two – HSV after 4:2 in second place
Offensive festival in the 2nd Bundesliga: 23 goals in three games. HSV scored four goals and remains second in the table. Chaser Heidenheim celebrates very late.
With a goal spectacle, some clubs of the 2. Soccer Bundesliga goodbye to the long winter break. On matchday 17, 29 goals were scored in the first six games. Promotion favorites Hamburger SV celebrated a 4-2 (1-0) win against SV Sandhausen, who are in danger of relegation.
Also at 5: 4 (3: 2) of the FC Heidenheim against SV Jahn Regensburg and in the 4:4 (3:3) between Karlsruher SC and FC St. Pauli the spectators saw plenty of goals.
Of the HSV finished by beating the table-16. Sandhausen as second in the first half of the season on a promotion place. An own goal and the second goal in this game by Robert Glatzel brought the decision in the final phase after Sandhausen had been able to equalize twice before. HSV’s joy was overshadowed by the subsequent news that central defender Mario Vuskovic, who did not play in the game, passed a doping test.
Later Heidenheim victory
Chaser Heidenheim is only one point behind Hamburg, leaders Darmstadt 98 play against SpVgg Greuther Fürth on Sunday. Heidenheim cheered late. In a wild game, Stefan Schimmer scored the fifth FCH goal in the fourth minute of injury time.
The real thing started with the late second division game in Karlsruhe spectacle only when the dense clouds of smoke caused by pyrotechnics by KSC supporters had dissipated. Fabian Schleusner with a double strike and Marvin Wanitzek gave KSC, who previously suffered five defeats in a row, an early lead. But St. Pauli also scored three goals before the break through Johannes Eggestein and Eric Smith. Both Karlsruhe and St. Pauli had only scored one goal in each of the past four games.
Only one goal was scored in the evening game, it was enough for Hansa Rostock to win 1-0 (0-0) at Eintracht Braunschweig. Thanks to Svante Ingelsson’s goal after an hour, Hansa is secured in midfield with 21 points. It was the first victory under the new coach Patrick Glöckner. Braunschweig still has to look towards the relegation zone with 18 points.
Promoted team 1. FC Kaiserslautern celebrated their third win in a row on Friday evening. Philipp Klement made it 2-1 (0-1) at Fortuna Düsseldorf with a penalty kick in injury time. Holstein Kiel and Hannover 96 separated 1:1 (1:1) and failed to move closer to the promotion places.