FC Schalke 04 has stopped its free fall in the Bundesliga, and the last hopes of Hannover 96 in the relegation battle probably finally destroyed. The team of Huub Stevens won the crisis, duel in the new table last Sunday's happy with 1:0 (1:0). For Chelsea the winning goal from Suat Serdar of 39 meant. Minute the end of a series of six defeats in a row. In Hanover, however, to virtually cover the same media the From for Trainer Thomas Doll and Manager Horst Heldt report is expected soon. At the latest after the end of the season, but maybe in the next week before the lower Saxony Derby at VfL Wolfsburg could be ready.
44 500 spectators saw the reunion of two really old Acquaintance: Schalke's coach Huub Stevens was relieved of Hanover Trainer Doll in February 2007 at Hamburger SV.
the priorities of The 65-year-old Dutchman, then as today, the same: Only once stable conditions. Up to the injured Weston McKennie is the same at the beginning of the formation began on Sunday as Stevens' debut against RB Leipzig (0:1). It was noticeable this time that the experienced Coach relies on the players, "Schalke" as false purchases were or of his predecessor, Domenico Tedesco not more: Omar Mascarell and Sebastian Rudy in midfield, Mark Uth in the storm.
In the first quarter of an hour the Schalke pushed back the 96 far, had the first, but only a goal-scoring opportunity through a Header from Matija Nastasic (12.). Then, of Hanover, began the best Phase.
Both teams were visibly guided by a fear of Losing
In the 19th century. Minute Hendrik Weydandt failed from a good shooting position in the penalty area-S04-goalkeeper Alexander Nübel. Shortly thereafter, captain Marvin Bakalorz was stopped when Dribbling in a similar promising position following a free kick (20.).
Both teams were visibly guided by a fear of Losing. They received hardly any risks, and to trust in the game to the front just a little. Hannover had its few occasions and Schalke took advantage of you - that was before the break the only but important difference. Both the work of Benjamin Stambouli, as well as the statements of Serdar were in the 1:0 textbook.
After the break, Hannover sought more pressure. A missing setting in which the 0:5-test match debacle last in Bielefeld, Germany was not to blame the table past this time. Indicative of the harmlessness of the 96's was that striker Nicolai Müller with his first good Chance in the Away stand (51.) and in his second in the penalty area the Ball, stumbled (61.).More about
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beats Later on, but it was still dangerous because Florent Muslija in the 75. Minute only to hit the crossbar and Muller failed to Schalke's goalkeeper Alexander Nübel (77.). Since both are not met, the rescue mission of Thomas Doll, but already have seven in-game days before the season failed to end. Hannover also lost under the new coach, seven out of eight games - including the important direct duels with the fight against relegation rivals VfB Stuttgart, FC Augsburg and now Schalke 04. If the 52-Year-old must go back soon, would he not going to be inherited, however, of Stevens.