HERNING, denmark (Ekstra Bladet): Brøndby got brushed the miserable performance in the playoffs, and secured the playoff first win with 2-1 at the MCH Arena over FC Midtjylland.
the Victory secured when the blue-and-yellow towards the battle's end finally got the air to look forward. Jens Martin Gammelby took opportunistic chance from distance. The ball hit Alexander Scholz in the escape and bubbled utageligt over Jesper Hansen and into the net for 2-1 ten minutes before the time.
Thus was the Vestegnens boys a great rehearsal on pokalfinalen 17. may.
Trænervikar Martin Retov, however, must look with some concern on the heat flow as a whole. For the blue-yellow was through most of the second half the pressure far down in the skyttegraven in front of Marvin Schwäbe.
And the guldjagende wolves created in the course of the second half, plenty of chances to take a lead. In particular, Awer Mabil showed up as a shadow of itself and burned along the way chances which he turned at will in the fall.
But FC Midtjylland have right now a series of profiles that do not hit the level. Awer Mabil is a symptom of it.
In two laps danced the ball around on Brøndbys finish line during the last 45 minutes, but both times had the blue-and-yellow luck to have avoided scoring.
And along the way got Marvin Schwäbe also given the necessary samples that can actually be a klassekeeper under rygnummer 1. It was essential that the Brøndby be able to keep hjemmeholdets the onslaught away.
Schwäbe gave already a try to a great evening was in store, when after 11 minutes sent a bullet of a kick off towards Simon Hedlund, stroking from the surprised Alexander Scholz and scored alone with Jesper Hansen.
Marc Valley of Her brought already FC Midtjylland in front after eight minutes. Photo: Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix
the Goal was life-giving for Brøndby, who had got off to a bad start on the match. Jens Martin Gammelby came to be crooked up to a throw from Kian Hansen. He hit his own crossbar and the ball fell to Marc Valley of Her that thought he should start a party, as he headede the wolves at 1-0 after eight minutes.
Brøndbys quick relief stopped the party, and then took over the Mcdonalds for a while fight. It turned, however, up against the break, where the Brøndby first had to say goodbye to injured Joel Kabongo and Kevin Mensah in the break.
the Damage destroyed the rhythm of Brøndby and FC Midtjylland took over the fight in a way that an expected victory was in the air. The amended Jens Martin Gammelby.
Jens Martin Gammelby scored the decisive goal for 1-2. His end was a little fortunate in behind Jesper Hansen of FC Midtjylland-goal. His scene of jubilation failed, however, nothing. Photo: Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix
the Victory, however, may prove bittersweet. Brøndby stares for now against his greatest nightmare. The blue-and-yellow danger-namely, now that the arch-rivals from FC Copenhagen celebrating the championship in the Park about two weeks with a win against just the oval.