SC Magdeburg are topped Handball Bundesliga champions with two video games to spare, breaking the perennial dominance of Kiel, Flensburg and Rhein-Neckar Leuven.
With a rating of 31:26 in opposition to Balingen-Weilstetten, the Magdeburgers are actually six factors forward and after a terrific season, THW Kiel can not dislodge them from the prime spot. SCM final gained the title 21 years in the past – with Stefan Kretzschmar on the left wing and Alfred Ghislason on the gang.
“Shapo a thousand occasions”
After the sport, champion coach Bennett Wiegert, who fulfilled his dream in his seventh 12 months at the helm: “A thousand applause to my phenomenal workforce. I can solely take my hat off. We did not know this stress, so I feel what Kiel and Flensburg have achieved lately is much more superb. But my workforce coped with the stress. But right this moment it was very mentally exhausting once more. , we wish to break free early and settle the scenario. But Balingen made it very tough for us, which exhibits the high quality of this league.
SCM Managing Director Marc-Henrik Schmidt concluded: “With Bennett Wiegert, we have been capable of strengthen the squad as soon as once more. Newcomers rushed ahead.’
“Feeling that is insanity”
“I hope this isn’t the final title”– stated the backfield participant Marko Beziak with euphoria. Ace Gisli Kristiansson was delighted: “Feeling that is insanity.”
Before the occasion went to Magdeburg, it was a way more tough job than most anticipated.
Game at eye stage for a very long time
Even in the first half, the match befell at a stunning stage. It went again and forth between Magdeburg and Balingen-Weilstätten, with the Balingen workforce main 15:15 throughout the transition.
From the first inning, Jens Berkle’s workforce relied on the seventh baseman to bother the residence workforce. Bennett Wiegert seemed for the proper reply in the first a part of the sport, however couldn’t discover it for lengthy.
In the finish, he determined to attain three objectives
With just a little extra concentrated defensive work, the Swabians may have even taken the lead at half-time. The sport was very aggressive till eight minutes earlier than the finish, solely at 24:24 the decisive shot went to the Magdeburg workforce.
Twice Philipp Weber and Omar Ingi Magnusson secured a 27:24 lead early, and solely then did the morale of the Balingen workforce, which had been distinctive for a very long time, break.
Lübeck retains the risk of a theoretical rescue
Parallel to the Magdeburg competition, the TuS-N-Lübbecke has no less than remained mathematically viable. With the third and remaining matchday in TVB Stuttgart at 31:29 (15:12), the backside of the desk may theoretically stage sixteenth GWD Minden on factors.
However, a drop from a poor aim distinction (-141) is not realistically preventable. It was the first sixth win of the season for coach Emir Kurtagic’s workforce. With 12:52 factors, Lübbeck remains to be in final place behind Minden (16:46) and HBW Balingen-Weilshet (15:49).
Goppingen bought a ticket to Europe
fifteenth Stuttgart (20:44) missed an early save. Frisch Auf Hoppingen beat Rhein-Neckar Leuven 30:28 (16:14) to safe fifth place in the European Cup qualifying desk.