The second team of Hamburger SV has defended the championship lead in the Regional liga Nord. On Match day 24, the HSV separated from runner-up VfL Wolfsburg U 23 2: 2 (0: 0). The Hamburg remain tied with the Wolves at the top, but have also completed three games less.
Bruno Labbadia, coach of the Bundesliga team VfL Wolfsburg, saw in the top four matches within only 13 minutes. Arianit Ferati (50th), having returned from his loan at the second division Erzgebirge Aue in Hamburg in the winter, brought the HSV first in the lead. A long-range shot from Murat Saglam (53.) and a direct free-kick from Marian Sarr (56.) turned the game in the meantime in favor of the team of VfL coach Rudiger Ziehl. HSV goalscorer Torles Knoll (63.), with 15 goals leader of the scorers list, made the final score.
“We had the upper hand until the 1-0, but then we have fallen behind by reckless mistakes. The team did not give up and then came back again. In the end, the draw is fair, “said HSV scorer Arianit Ferati.
The HSV could not stop the series of meanwhile four games without victory with the first appearance in the new year. The U 23 of VfL Wolfsburg, meanwhile, has been without defeat for five matches.