Holstein kiel remains the surprise team of the 2. Soccer bundesliga. On the 14th. On the 14th match day, the promoted team took over the lead in the standings because the previous league leaders fortuna dusseldorf continued to weaken.
Fortuna lost 0:1 (0:1) in the top match at FC ingolstadt on sunday, has been without a treble for four games and has lost its top spot. Coach friedheim funkel took it calmly. "It’s not a leg break, we conceded the second defeat of the season," said coach. "In the first half we were deservedly behind, in the second half we played more like I imagine," added funkel.
A 2:2 (0:0) was enough for promoted kiel on saturday at the 1. FC nuremberg. Kiel, who are at the top of the table because of their better goal difference, were threatened with defeat in nuremberg: the north germans were down 0:2 after goals from hanno behrens (54. Minute) and mikael ishak (62.) behind, before aaron seydel (70.) shortened and alexander muhling (88.) balanced. Captain rafael czichos said, "what the team showed in morale was again incredible. After the 0:2 nobody expected us anymore."
Ingolstadt also continued its race to catch up in the league: the fifth-placed team picked up 16 points from the past six games and reduced contact with the promotion places to two points. "We did a lot right, I’m proud of my team," praised FCI coach stefan leitl. Alfredo morales (45.) ensured fourth league win in a row against dusseldorf.
Co-promoted MSV duisburg managed the first home win of the season on sunday with 3-0 (0-0) against erzgebirge aue. Cauly oliveira souza (50./54.) ensured the decision before borys tashchy (85.) met. "Finally we have been rewarded for our performance at home," said MSV pro kevin wolze.
The FC st. Pauli extended its negative streak to five games without a win: the hanseatic league did not get beyond a 2:2 (2:2) against promoted jahn regensburg. "We have undertaken so much and again it did not work out. We are very disappointed," said FC attacker sami allagui. Regensburg already took a 2-0 lead in the first 24 minutes. At least saved lasse sobiech (40.) and allagui (45.) scored to give the hamburg team a point.
In heidenheim, the fans saw a goal festival on saturday, in which promotion candidate union berlin came away empty-handed with a 3:4 (0:1) victory. "We are angry about the way we lost. From the start, we had too high an error rate," scolded union coach jens keller. As a result, FC heidenheim moved out of the relegation zone and increased its lead over table-17. Spvgg greuther furth. The furth team played 1-1 (1-1) at vfl bochum.
Eintracht braunschweig conceded the equalizer in a 2-2 (0-1) draw at arminia bielefeld just before the end on friday night. SV sandhausen won 2-1 (1-0) at SV darmstadt 98 thanks to double goal scorer richard sukuta-pasu.