Shortly before the final whistle, SpVgg Greuther Fürth suffered another low blow in the 2nd Bundesliga against a rustic Hansa Rostock.
The Franks didn't let themselves be put off by the rough play of the guests on Friday at 2: 2 (1: 0). A penalty kick by Ryan Malone (90.3) that was converted immediately before the end robbed the dismayed Franconians of their second win of the season. After the third draw in a row at the start of the 12th matchday, coach Marc Schneider’s team climbed to 15th place in the table.
Lukas Fröde's equalizer (57') equalized with a header from Ragnar Ache (60') after a wonderful cross from Simon Asta. After yellow-red against John Verhoek (62nd), Afimico Pululu (88th) missed the big chance to make it 3-1 shortly before the end. In return, Malone shocked the home side.
The Franconians were lucky that the initially powerful guests did not take the lead. Verhoek's (10') header from six meters straight at the man was able to defuse goalkeeper Andreas Linde. After an unfortunate direct collision with a header, Rostock's Nico Neidhart and Anderson Lucoqui were treated for minutes on the lawn. The two full-backs then had to leave the field prematurely.
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