Pforzheim. No query: SG Pforzheim/Eutingen in the third division of handball Pforzheim nonetheless has nice potential for enchancment. That’s how coach Alexander Lipps sees it after a bitter however deserved 26:31 defeat in opposition to VfL Pfullingen. “It just isn’t a straightforward state of affairs for us to start out with two defeats at home. We do not have the stage of spring but,” the coach concluded the handball lesson, the place the company from the foothills of the Swab Alps offered SG with unsolvable issues, particularly after the change of sides.
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“We have been in a position to get out of the game due to our good return game in the second half. That was the key to success,” mentioned Daniel Breck, the coach of the former Bundesliga handball membership, which now sits completely at 6:0. Like Pforzheimers, Pfullingers undergo from extreme trauma. However, VfL solely pulled former First Division Balingen participant Christoph Fott out of their hat at quick discover on Thursday. He changed two injured Pfullinger Julian Mühlhauser and Nils Roller, and even scored two extra objectives in the last 4 minutes.
For Lipps, earlier than the combat, it was revealed that Fott could be chosen as the finest visitor actor, who could be awarded a bottle of champagne. On the SG facet, opposing coach Brak offered goalkeeper Bastianruchman with this treasured drink. the pulling man mastered two seven meters and extra. His clubmate Adam Studentkowski also saved a seven-meter throw.
Unlike Breck, Lipps was unable to make up for the absence of European Junior Champion Nico Schottle, the injured Leon Gerstner and the significantly injured Julian Broschwitz, who performed solely briefly in the early phases, as Bundesliga membership TVB Stuttgart wanted. To make issues worse, Slovakian rookie Matej Mikita also ended the game with a leg harm.
“I’ll see who’s able to apply on Monday,” mentioned a resigned Lipps.
The game at Bertha-Benz-Halle acquired off to an ideal begin for SG, who fought a heated battle with Pfullingers for promotion to the second Bundesliga final season, with Potsdam a fortunate third.
Pforzheim/Eutingen took a 3:1 lead in the sixth minute and a 5:4 lead in the eleventh minute. Before the break (11:12) Lipps-Seven saved the controversy open. Württemberg’s 5-1 lead between the thirty fifth and forty first minutes at 19:13 was unfathomable for SG they usually trailed by 4 to 6 objectives by the finish.
Nevertheless, Lipps is optimistic about Sunday’s second set in Balingen: “Tim Feser and Jan Werner performed nicely after lengthy accidents.” Werner, who sank the ball 4 occasions in the final ten minutes, mentioned: “We failed ourselves and made a number of technical errors. “We struggled with Pfullingen’s offensive protection.”