VfL Potsdam and Ludwigshafen were separated by a draw

Potsdam. On Saturday night on the MBS Arena, it turned clear simply how excessive the vines of the Potsdam handball crew are. After the ultimate siren, the Eagles checked out one another in despair, with Ludwigshafen’s Owls – nonetheless within the first division in 2021 – cheering on the away scorers in entrance of 600 spectators within the crew circle. After 60 minutes of uncommon high quality, however intense, 26:26 (12:12) was on the scoreboard. “We have that drive to win each sport,” mentioned VfL coach Bob Hanning, who missed his facet’s equalizer with 4 seconds left within the sport, resulting in the lead dropping its first level within the third sport. league play. “I noticed two completely different halves. In the top, I’m happy with this concept,” mentioned coach of the guests Michel Abt.

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First VfL purpose after eight minutes

Both groups appeared set to attain within the opening phases, with VfL captain Maksim Orlov lacking from the seven-metre line. It took virtually eight minutes for VfL to attain their first purpose – Nils Lichtlein making it 1-1. After that, the guests from Electoral Palatine had the higher of the beginning, with Alexander Falk finishing a sensible Kemp trick to make it 5-2. “Owls” managed to beat a distinction of solely 4 objectives on this interval. Goalkeeper Ziga Urbic robbed the house crew of solely three objectives within the first quarter of an hour, the final nerve was made by a number of saves.

“In between, I felt as if we were trapped by extraterrestrials at a sport of owls,” Hanning defined. At the opposite finish, Lasse Ludwig additionally made his typical sturdy save for VfL, so Potsdam steadily decreased the hole within the following minutes – Vasyl Kaludierovic scored with nice willpower from the again, Moritz Sauter made it 12:12. Same factor after half-hour.

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After the substitution, each groups were teething, as within the first half, technical errors particularly, were too many on either side. Both the Eagles and the Owls needed to work onerous for each purpose. VfL first scored within the thirty ninth minute when Lichtlein scored to make it 15:14 and equal Potsdam’s first ever win. But it was fascinating as a result of, amongst different issues, the double majority performed poorly. With simply eight minutes to go, Sauter scored the primary of three objectives, with Marcel Novak extending the result in 24:20 (54th).

“Risk Rewarded”

Little issues swung the pendulum within the Owls’ favor within the closing phases, Sauter displaying nerves from seven meters out, Ludwigshafen scoring once more on a sudden assault. A 6-2 run inside six minutes gave the guests a deserved level, as they sacrificed their very own goaltender for a fielder within the seventh on their remaining possession.

“We were rewarded for the chance. It exhibits that regardless of the earlier two defeats, our heads are up,” praised Abt Hanning. “The Owls have tailored to us very effectively. It was a good struggle and a honest deal. We will proceed.” This coming Saturday, HSC Coburg will host Adlerhorst at 7 p.m.

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VfL Potsdam: Ludwig, Woncina, Ferjan – Hansson (1), Simic (1), Beneke, Kaludjerovic (5), Lichtlein (5), Thiele (1), Novak (2), Akakpo, Orlov (1), Oberman (1), Fuhrman (2), Sauter (7/3), Kraus.

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