VfB Stuttgart, Hamburger SV and 1. FC Heidenheim in the 2. League a three-way battle for the rise. On Sunday, the first decisions could fall.
Heidenheim, Germany (dpa) - Only the 1. FC Heidenheim can win now and still. For the VfB Stuttgart and Hamburger SV the rise would be in the football League no longer felt as the fulfillment of a duty.
But the small FCH, who played in 2007 when winning the today's last championship of the Stuttgart's still in the top League, could spoil two traditional clubs in the mood. Two game days before the end of the season to deliver the HSV and VfB a tight three-way battle with the Club from the Swabian ALB. And a preliminary decision is expected to fall on Sunday (15.30 clock/Sky). Then the heidenheimer receive the HSV to a direct duel.
"We now have a semi-final. This Time you must win, because there is no point ranges. We want the final," said Heath home Trainer Frank Schmidt. For nearly 13 years, the 46-Year-old works as a Coach in the city of his birth. Schmidt led the club from the top League in the 2. League. The jump to the Bundesliga would be for the currently longest-serving coach in German professional football, the provisional culmination of his time in Heidenheim, Germany. "It comes to a Showdown, is kind of crazy. But we've earned it," he said.
The starting position in front of this explosive game is clear: HSV must, of FCH. The team of coach Dieter Hecking has) as third (54) are currently two points ahead of tracker Heidenheim (52. The HSV wins the climb would have been done in hopes of Heidenheim. The best chances of the second direct Bundesliga-Ticket to the second League champion, Arminia Bielefeld Stuttgart (55) as the table second. The Swabians win on Sunday in Nuremberg, and then against Darmstadt, by you. "Our attention is solely on our performance. Our performance will have to decide this on our way", said VfB Coach Pellegrino Matarazzo.
the small FCH has still chances on the rise, is again mixed game times of the two traditional clubs from Stuttgart and Hamburg. The VfB moved in the winter break (again) the coach and engaged in the professional business, the inexperienced Matarazzo. The HSV does not requires a constant veteran Dieter Hecking, a relaxed season, the 55-Year-old gave the entrances League-Dino but also. Instead, the HSV has to fear before the final sprint more than ever, the long-awaited Bundesliga return. This is not Hecking but nervous. On The Contrary. He is looking forward to the duel with Heidenheim.
"Heidenheim is closer to the sun. 555 meters above sea level," joked the Coach before the match, in the southwest of Germany. "That's what you want to have at the end of the season: pure excitement that it is all that we can achieve a great deal and also want to." A lot of the HSV can lose, however. Again.
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