With a 4:0 (1:0) victory at FC Augsburg, has underpinned 1899 Hoffenheim his claims for a place in a European football competition. For the team of the outgoing Coach Julian nail man 552 spectators scored on Sunday Ishak Belfodil in front of 27 a hat-Trick (61., 74., 82. Minute), the first hit Andrej Kramaric (6.) marked.
The Augsburg Defensive was against the hope Heimer striker Belfodil and Adam Szalai, and especially the hanging active Kramaric no prescription. After a ball relay race over Nico Schulz and Kramaric FCA goalkeeper Gregor Kobel was able to fend off with the feet still against Belfodil, in the margin of the run, but was joyful Kramaric. Only last week, the Croat at the 4:1 against Bayer Leverkusen with his 47. Hit the sole Bundesliga record goal scorer of the TSG ascended.
especially Reece Oxford, one of three Changes to the tree in the starting lineup, is expected to keep this day in bad memory. The Englishman had a huge assignment problems and, in particular, Kramaric in the handle. In the 27. Minute, Augsburg's Coach responded, finally, and replaced in Oxford by attacker Alfred Finnbogason.
The hope Heimer presented the hosts with their fast combinations in front of significant problems. A cross-pass in the sixteen meters of space Szalai was going to happen, the shot of Kramaric (24.) the rapid response of the Kobel drew a Hand to the bar. A few minutes later, slipped off Belfodil once again to the inner defence around Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, and Kevin Danso in the box, but far to the right. Brand's Team had to Pause to reproach, to have not more from his part of rapidly presented attacks.
Augsburg lead melts
The Augsburg-based company, which last week 0:3 against 1. FC Nürnberg had shown once again this season, a sobering performance, made after the exchange to a lot of unnecessary playback error. The TSG, however, acted more purposeful, more determined in the tackle and playful sovereign.
The Fugger city dwellers attacked your opposing player is still not strongly enough and were punished once again. A precise edge of Kerem Demirbay headed Belfodil locker, later, he also converted twice with the foot.
Hoffenheim is now a counter behind Europa League-rank six. Five days after the unfortunate Out of the DFB-Pokal quarter-final against RB Leipzig, the FCA offered a finally desolate idea, and there are now only four points ahead of relegation rank 16. The next round Hoffenheim receives the struggling team of Hertha BSC. (dpa)