Technology VBL: Cologne challenges table leaders Bochum
Past HSV: Bochum wins after a crazy final phase
VfL Bochum scored a narrow victory against Darmstadt. Tobias Kempke goes from hero to unlucky within a very short time. The kickers go down. © Provided by sport1.de Past HSV: Bochum wins after a crazy final phase VfL Bochum jumped to second place in the second division at the start of the new football year. Coach Thomas Reis's team won 2: 1 (0: 0) after falling behind SV Darmstadt 98 and passed Hamburger SV with 26 points. The home-strong 1.
1. FC Köln are targeting the top of the north-west division in the VBL Club Championship, on the eleventh day of the double game, the third-placed team challenged VfL Bochum. Meanwhile, in the south-east season there is a chase duel between 1. FC Heidenheim and FC Augsburg.
Even the jump to first place is theoretically possible for 1. FC Köln on the eleventh double game day of the Virtual Bundesliga Club Championship: On Tuesday evening, the team around Tim 'TheStrxngeR' Katnawatos in the North-West Division challenges the table leader VfL Bochum and wants to to make up as much ground as possible. The billy goats are currently twelve points behind the top. If it is to work for Cologne with first place, the competition must then also play. Cologne will face Bayer 04 Leverkusen on matchday 22, while Bochum will face Hannover 96 at the same time. After the fourth matchday, Cologne was at the top for a short time, Bochum has held the top since the 18th matchday. Borussia Mönchengladbach is currently standing between these two teams: After only 21 of a possible 54 points from the last six match days, the second in the table wants to get back on the road to success against Holstein Kiel and FC St. Pauli.
"He already knows Munich well": Türkgücü signs Maier
Türkgücü has increased the offensive: Sebastian Maier is moving from VfL Bochum to Munich. © imago images Sebastian Maier turns his back on Bochum. After a few departures in winter, the newcomer announced the first new entry on Wednesday: Maier will receive a contract until 2022. The 27-year-old has played in Bochum since 2018, but has not been used in the current season. "Due to the competitive situation, Sebastian had little playing time in the last few weeks and months.
In contrast, Hamburger SV recently presented itself in better shape, having left the cellar thanks to 17 points from the last three games. Even the playoff ranks are back within reach, eight points behind. In the city derby against St. Pauli and then against FC Schalke 04, HSV wants to climb a little further in the table. SV Werder Bremen, who are ten points behind in sixth place, are under a lot of pressure and then have no play on matchday 22 against the "Knappen". VfL Wolfsburg, on the other hand, has established itself in the playoff ranks and has achieved a good position as fourth in the table. On Tuesday, Lower Saxony will face SC Paderborn and Holstein Kiel. Meanwhile, Eintracht Braunschweig brings up the bottom against Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Paderborn.
"You can be happy": Reis is not dissatisfied with a draw in Sandhausen
VfL Bochum is the first HSV pursuer after the first half of the season despite a 1-1 draw at Kellerkind Sandhausen. Coach Thomas Reis was therefore not dissatisfied after the game and also addressed a situation in stoppage time. © imago images Bochum's trainer Thomas Reis was not that critical of the 1-1 in Sandhausen. 86 minutes, VfL Bochum had an extremely difficult time with relegation candidate Sandhausen.
RB Leipzig has free on Wednesday
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Meanwhile, the focus of attention in the south-east season is the chase duel FC Augsburg brought out 1. FC Heidenheim, on which the third-placed Fuggerstadters are currently 13 points behind. If the FCA wants to improve again in the table, they have to do better than in the 3-6 defeat in the first leg. Before that, Augsburg will face 1. FC Nürnberg on matchday 21 and can already make up ground on Heidenheim. The von der Brenz team had already played in the top game against RB Leipzig last week, which went 7-1 to the table leaders. On the 22nd matchday, the Saxons have no play, so they don't use the controller on Wednesday as part of the VBL. Hertha BSC, which is currently in fourth place and 17 points behind Augsburg, wants to benefit from the chase duel. On Wednesday, the Berliners meet Eintracht Frankfurt and SpVgg Greuther Fürth. The people of Fürth also have to deal with 1. FSV Mainz 05.
Why Gladbach wants Cologne to keep the class
While Borussia Mönchengladbach is playing for the Champions League, 1. FC Cologne is fighting to stay in the league. Of course, the foals want to win the derby on Saturday, but then they'll keep their fingers crossed for their rivals - and for good reason. © Provided by 90min Stefan Lainer (left) and Jonas Hofmann (center) against Jannes Horn. | Frederic Scheidemann / Getty Images On Saturday evening the Rheinische Derby between Borussia Mönchengladbach and 1. FC Köln will take place again.
For Eintracht Frankfurt a defeat in a duel with the fourth in the table is actually forbidden. The Hessians are still involved in the play-off race, but are currently seven points behind in ninth place. In addition, Andreas 'ANDY' Gube & Co. will meet Mainz in the Rhein-Main Derby on Wednesday. TSG Hoffenheim is currently in the coveted sixth place, facing SV Darmstadt 98 and FC Würzburger Kickers. Darmstadt also meets SSV Jahn Regensburg. The Upper Palatinate are now only one point ahead of last place and therefore need something countable. In the second game of the day, Regensburg will face Würzburg. Bottom line SV Sandhausen only competes once on Wednesday and hopes to take the momentum into the game against 1. FC Nürnberg after the first win of the season the previous week in the 6: 3 against Würzburg.
Most of the matches on the 21st matchday start on Tuesday and Wednesday at 6 p.m., each game starts at 4.30 p.m. Most of the matches on the 22nd game day start at 8 p.m. on both days, with one game starting at 9:30 p.m.
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VBL: Leipzig leaves Heidenheim no chance at the summit meeting .
After the freestyle, the disillusionment for 1. FC Heidenheim followed. After two 9-0 victories on the tenth double game day of the Virtual Bundesliga Club Championship, the second in the table was defeated in the early top game against RB Leipzig, and the Saxons remain clearly ahead in the south-east division. © RB Leipzig RB Leipzig has impressively demonstrated its supremacy in the South-East division against Heidenheim. The performance of 1.