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 taking part in the Champions League.

Victory in Leipzig was inside attain on Sunday. With eight seconds to go, SG gave the impression to be rewarded for its superior intelligence and changed into a 19:24 deficit. But Marius Steinhauser’s shot hit the put up. Sime Ivic’s close to-unimaginable 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 couple of title likelihood at Forde anymore, however there may be 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 could possibly be felt,” SG coach Mike Machulla mentioned after the Leipzig sport, arguing: “We saved operating after them, however you felt we had been the higher workforce from a sport perspective. we punish ourselves by our errors.’

Dropping too many factors towards the underdogs

His workforce made lots of errors this season. Highlights such because the win towards desk leaders SC Magdeburg (SCM’s solely loss of the season thus far) are offset by a quantity of sudden factors losses. Flensburg made a mistake on the second matchday towards Erlangen at 27:27 at dwelling and couldn’t get previous the draw towards the 2 league contenders Balingen and Minden.

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

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

Jakobsen: “We are a bit uncertain now”

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

The Bundesliga desk is nice with Flensburg

That’s proper, as a result of Flensburg’s future might look lots rosier after the subsequent 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 troublesome sport of the previous.

In addition, Flensburg might be in direct motion at dwelling towards Kiel (May 22) and in Berlin on the ultimate day of play (June 12). So SG nonetheless has all of it – so long as they do not do injury in different video games.

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