Hamburger SV came out on top again in the race for the top of the 2nd Bundesliga and is back in first place at least until Sunday.
Coach Tim Walter’s team also deservedly won Saturday night’s top match against Fortuna Düsseldorf 2-0 (1-0) HSV again leads SC Paderborn (19) by 21 points.
It happens on Sunday (1:30 p.m. live on the Sky channel) However, still at the bottom SpVgg Greuther Fürth without a win and can resist. Top scorer Robert Glatzel gave Hamburg the lead with his sixth goal of the season (21st). Leipomo Jatta (90th) made HSV’s seventh win of the season perfect. Fortuna could have come very close to the promotion places, but jumped to fourth due to the loss.
Duel against ex-coach Thioune
For Walter, it was also a coaching battle with his HSV predecessor Daniel Thioune, who is now on the Düsseldorf bench. And Hamburg could have taken the lead much earlier in front of 49,616 spectators: Laszlo Benes hit the crossbar twice in the early stages (2nd/7th), only then did Fortuna come into play – but it was at this point that Glatzel closed out a strong one. combination off.
At the latest in the second half, the game was open, Düsseldorf’s Dawid Kownacki’s (58th) goal was not counted due to the offside situation. Overall, however, HSV was still more dangerous, Sonny Kittel hit the inside post in the last stage. Then Jatta removed the last doubts.
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