Paul Drux banged on the floor of the hall, just the sight of it triggered pain. Ivan Martinovic from the VfL Gummersbach't know what to do, just different, than it is to get the backcourt players of the Füchse Berlin rudely out of the air. In some sports, such a hard Foul would have led possibly to a theatrical deposits, but at least a dialogue between the parties Involved. Not so in basketball, not so in the case of Paul Drux: The national players of the Füchse Berlin just stood up, clenched his fists and let out a motivating shout with joy, to hear myself under the noise of 7390 spectators in the Max-Schmeling-Halle.
the scene in The Bundesliga game between the Berliners and the VfL Gummersbach had a high symbolic value: Even against his home club, the relegation threatened club from North Rhine-Westphalia, was not Drux to keep or not to keep better to say: once again. Just in time for the football world Cup in Germany and Denmark, the 24-Year-old had recovered from a knee injury, since then he is in great form. Drux has saved over his good world Cup Form into everyday life. On Sunday, he was the outstanding man on the field and led his Team to a 25:19 (13:7) win against Gummersbach. Thus, the Berlin-based connection to the leading group of the Handball-Bundesliga, VfL is stuck in the basement. "We did a really good job and from the first Minute right pressure," said Drux. "At the start, we were still right there," he added, "it looked very different today." Coach Petkovic recalled: "That was the fourth game in ten days, we must not forget that."
especially in the initial phase of any action of Drux was almost. The back space player is forced met seven meters and time, set his in addition to people in the scene, and met, of course – for the 6:3 after a quarter of an hour. On top of that defended Berlin to the last weak performances in Lemgo, and in the European Cup away game in Hungary, and finally with the determination, the coach Velimir Petkovic last had missed. For the half, Silvio Heinevetter had a need to attack seven Times. A Ball landed directly in the face of the goalkeeper; Gummer Bach's shooter Eirik Köpp saw consequently a Red card. On the other side of the Berlin convinced with high efficiency in private possession of the ball: 13 of the total of 16 attacks in the first half, landed in Gummersbach goal.More about
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After the break, could not keep the foxes this outstanding rate. Nevertheless, they were at no time in danger, to enter the game. Coach Petkovic could afford the luxury of increased Rotation: apart from the goalkeeper came painted semi-finishing all of the players. The best of Berlin's pitcher Paul Drux (5 hits), was the final phase in a completely relaxed by the replacement Bank from the track.