It is not always a pleasure, with Rafal Gikiewicz to play together. The Polish goalkeeper is incredibly ambitious and is upset, accordingly, if something is in the team of the 1. FC Union is not true. In the away game against 1. FC Magdeburg took it no 180 seconds, up Gikiewicz to Wake up front of people loudly and with many gestures animated, slow time. The helped 23 149 viewers in the Magdeburger Arena but nothing for a long time. After a goal by Christian Beck Union was to the middle of the second half, earned in arrears to the Akaki Gogia who moved to 1:1 (1:0)-end of met. The Berlin stay, in spite of a weak performance in the 16. Season play undefeated.
Urs Fischer had changed his starting lineup after the victory against Darmstadt a week ago on two positions. For the injured Grischa Prömel and Ken Reichel Robert Zulj and Christopher Lenz began. Also Magdeburg changed compared to the 0:0 against VfL Bochum two Times. Rico Preißinger and club legend Christian Beck played for Nico Hammann and Richard Because.
While the changes in the past seven Games without a win ascenders garnered a lot of momentum, was to recognize the Union. The Berliners had not worked on the defensive in the two fights and the otherwise good Counter back. Already in the third Minute of the Magdeburg were dangerous in the penalty area from the Union. Gikiewicz and Florian Hübner on fit but.
It took nearly 23 minutes to the Berliner
revealed at last in the attack Even if the goalkeeper was immediately loud, changed to Union of start-up difficulties nothing. Magdeburg cope with the desolate lawn much better, to bridge the midfield quickly, and was clearly the better team. "You have to start a good fire," said Zulj. "This has surprised us a bit."
It took almost 23 minutes, until the Berlin showed at last in the attack. A long Ball from Hübner extended Sebastian Andersson, per head and so Suleiman Abdullahi came in the penalty area for the shot. The Chance was almost a copy of the late 2:2 in Hamburg two weeks ago, but Magdeburg's goalie Alexander Brunst deflected the Ball at the last second.
The good possibility, however, could not obscure the fact that the hosts remained dangerous. By heavily played shift actions Marius Bülter and Felix Lohkemper had a good chance for Magdeburg, but failed to Marvin Friedrich and Gikiewicz. On the other hand, Robert Zulj was after a great Pass from Felix Kroos close to the 1:0, his first conclusion, however, was parried, and the margin ended up at the bar. Beck made it briefly better and chippte the Ball well before Gikiewicz into the net. "The Magdeburg leadership was earned," said the fisherman.
Union Swiss coach moved on at half-time and brought Akaki Gogia who for the acute-yellow-red-vulnerable Abdullahi, a few minutes later Sebastian Polter for Kroos. In a 4-2-4-System Union tried to prevent the first defeat of the season. Joshua Mees hit the side netting, Gogia who made it in the 65. Minute is better, however, and scored with a placed right-footed shot from the 1:1. "We have again shown that we are always up for a goal well," said Zulj. In the final stage of Magdeburg had the better chances, it was a draw – complain the Berlin could not be sure of it.