ODENSE, denmark (Ekstra Bladet): After several years of hibernation is fodboldfolket on the island of Fyn gradually awakened again.
It started so bad with only three points and a last after six rounds. But now the OB in pokalsemifinalen and at the same time Jacob Michelsens troops with very good prospects to reach the top-6 on top of a well-earned 2-0 victory over Brøndby.
11.166 spectators were witness to an entertaining and at times worth seeing battle, where the OB now, with just one point in the last two showdown against AGF and Randers should be sure mesterskabsslutspillet.
With Jeppe Tverskov as a sovereign forsvarsdirigent and Bashkim Kadrii as a constant threat across from Brøndby, the inhabitants of funen to tease out many of the teams in the medaljekampen.
Bashkim Kadrii and Jacob Barrett Laursen scored in each half in a showdown, where Brøndby at the start of the second half the dominated and had influent to the equalization. But the guests did not, as there was a preparation for dangerous situations.
Now, faced Brøndby in a situation where a home win Sunday against AaB can send them in mesterskabsslutspillet. Conversely, the nerves can also come into play for Retovs troops, there is probably not dreaming of a new, decisive battle in Horsens. For Brøndby ends the base game with an away match against østjyderne.
Brøndby were aggressive and pressed high in the initial stage. It stressed the home team, who needed to spend some time to find a foothold.
Nikolai Laursen got a big, open opportunity when he was alone with the Stone Grytebust, but fynboernes keeper drew the longest straw.
OB tried with many high and long balls and it was no success at the beginning of the purge. But when the inhabitants of funen got the ball down on the lawn, they were a threat opposite Brøndbys heavy bagkæde.
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Bashkim Kadrii created in a number of situations, problems for Brøndby. It was an excellent frispilning he delivered to the Casper Nielsen, but from the edge of the field he kicked right past Marvin Schwäbes goals.
the home Team came in front midway through the first half after a corner kick. Brøndby never got the ball out of the danger zone.
the Ball landed on the edge of the field, where Oliver Lund headede to Bashkim Kadrii, who stood with his back to the Brøndby-goal. With the head directed he the ball past Marvin Schwäbe.
Benedickt Röcker marked for offside, but what the Brøndby-captain had not seen was that Paul Arajuuri and Anthony Jung stood and slept. They hung and did not come back. From the edge of the field tested Troels Kløve ago Marvin Schwäbe.
Brøndby had the ball much before the break, but seemed very blurry, when they came in the vicinity of the fynboernes goals. Kamil Wilczek had a header thwarted by the Stone Grytebust.
Kamil Wilczek headede on the crossbar after the break, but Martin Retovs troops struggled to find the offensive recipe to break down the inhabitants of funen.
Now lacked karantæneramte Hany Mukhtar and the other creative players hit delete is not the top level.
Now waiting for a public of children match on Sunday against AaB. Here shall the Brøndby be without Josip Radosevic, who got a warning before the break. The triggers quarantine in hjemmekampen.
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