Handball: Disappointment in Flensburg – Champions League out of sight | NDR.de – Sports

Status: 07/03/2022 11:39

There is anger among the many handball gamers of Bundesliga facet SG Flensburg-Handewitt after a final-minute defeat by DHfK Leipzig. For the primary time in eleven years, the season is in hazard of not collaborating in the Champions League.

Victory in Leipzig was inside attain on Sunday. With eight seconds to go, SG appeared to be rewarded for its superior intelligence and nonetheless become a 19:24 deficit. But Marius Steinhauser’s shot hit the submit. Sime Ivic’s close to-inconceivable aim in the final try (after the ultimate siren) with a free throw from greater than ten meters was virtually unbeatable in phrases of tragedy for Flensburg.

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Machulla: “The present uncertainty is palpable”

Due to the defeat, the Schleswig-Holsteiners misplaced additional in the desk and remained solely in fourth place. No one is speaking a few title probability at Forde anymore, however there’s now the menace of a season with out the Champions League for the primary time in eleven years.

“In the top, the uncertainty for the time being may very well be felt,” SG coach Mike Machulla mentioned after the Leipzig sport, arguing: “We saved working after them, however you felt we had been the higher crew from a sport perspective. we punish ourselves by our errors.’

Dropping too many factors towards the underdogs

His crew made lots of errors this season. Highlights such because the win towards desk leaders SC Magdeburg (SCM’s solely loss of the season to this point) are offset by a quantity of surprising factors losses. On the second day of the sport, Flensburg misplaced 27:27 at dwelling towards Erlangen and drew towards relegation contenders Balingen and Minden.

“We have to debate some issues, we’ve got to vary some issues, however it does not make sense to not belief the crew anymore.”
SG Coach Mike Machulla

It is by these three factors that SG are at the moment adrift of the Champions League title held by THW Kiel. Fuchse Berlin is 2 minus factors lower than Flensburg. “We must apologize to the followers and sponsors as a result of we’re at the moment not reaching what they count on from us,” mentioned nationwide participant Johannes Golla.

Jakobsen: “We are a bit not sure now”

For a very long time, the sports activities disaster might be brought on by private worries about corona ailments or accidents. But now it is all again on board. Left-back Emil Jakobsen hopes that the scenario will enhance quickly: “We have to search out our stream once more. At the second we’re somewhat not sure and we do not belief our system a hundred percent.” “We have to debate some issues, we’ve got to vary some issues, however it does not make sense to not belief the crew anymore,” coach Machulla mentioned.

The Bundesliga desk is sweet with Flensburg

That’s proper, as a result of Flensburg’s future might look lots rosier after the following two Bundesliga matches: First, THW Kiel and Füchse Berlin take some extent towards one another subsequent Sunday (1:40 p.m., reside on NDR.de), then the Zebras are away at Magdeburg in the center of the tough sport of the previous.

In addition, Flensburg will play reside matches at dwelling towards Kiel (May 22) and in Berlin on the final day of the sport (June 12). So SG nonetheless has all of it – so long as they do not do harm in different video games.

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