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Hoffenheim's consolation after the tragedy
The 0: 0 between the TSG Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen left lasting memories in statistical respects. © Imago Images Hoffenheim's goalkeeper Oliver Baumann was able to receive a good defensive performance at least. as if the professionals from Hoffenheim and Leverkusen would indirectly demonstrate their support for the intimans of the fans. In the last assembly game they provided a lot of the unsightly kind. Two clubs known for offensive spectacles offered a funeral game in this regard.
On Tuesday, the kicker exclusively reported the premature season-out for Oliver Baumann. Now Hoffenheim's number 1 draws his personal balance.
The quarantine training camp starting this Wednesday takes place without him. Oliver Baumann has prematurely entered the summer break and attracts a positive conclusion of this demanding season on the club website. "It was by far the most extraordinary playing time in my career," the 30-year-old assures after his eleventh professional season as a dating goalkeeper first of the SC Freiburg and the TSG.
Werder clears: Kohfeldt remains coach
Werder Bremen holds on Florian Kohfeldt (38), the northern Germans officially announced the North Germans on Monday night. Managing Director Frank Baumann expects a "significant reaction". © Imago Images may exercise Bremen: Florian Kohfeldt. Werder last lost 1: 3 at Union Berlin, it was the seventh bankruptcy in a row for the North Germans. On Sunday, Baumann had explained, you will not just go to the agenda ".
Baumann: "It was really not just"
"no viewers in the stadiums, just in the first half-series a tremendous timing of the variety and the great corona and injury problem in the squad, which has persecuted us. It was really not easy and has also affected us on the court, "says Baumann, who led the Hoffenheimer as captains after the failure of Benjamin Hübner," not every game ran to our satisfaction. But we have always stayed together, as a team and as a club, have these challenges with a lot Calm and concentration on the essential things mastered. I think we can be proud of us. "
"Surely we all hoped for the season"
After last three European Cupstarts in the past four years, the TSG has to settle with a midfield place this time. "Surely we all hoped for the season," Baumann admits, "but at the assessment we already have to involve the incredibly heavy framework conditions that have accompanied us to today. We had to give up 13 players long for ten, sometimes even 13 players. There it was almost impossible to find continuity and stability. "
over several weeks had also baumann had to fight with a blessur and was only stood by painkillers in the gate. "Currently a pubic inflammation is making problems. It's better to switch back a bit," says Baumann, "Well, since the league is sure, we decided together that I do not go into the prescribed quarantine training camp, But a pause deposit to compensate for the problems. In Philipp Pentke and Luca Philipp we have two strong guys in the goalkeeper team, which now take over. "
At the beginning of July, Baumann is already in his eighth season in Hoffenheim, only last summer his contract was extended once more until 2023.
Negotiations between left wing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Oilers break down .
While the Oilers could certainly use the added cap flexibility that an Nugent-Hopkins departure would afford them, they would have a hard time making up his production, even with multiple additions . A career .73 per-game scorer, Nugent-Hopkins has notched 60+ point seasons in two of the past three years and in an 82-game season this year would have surpassed 50 points for the sixth time in his 10-year career. That kind of production, especially for a team that sees Nugent-Hopkins as a center rather than wing, could be invaluable this offseason.