Pierre-Michel Lasogga has promoted the Hamburger SV for the first time since 2009, back into the DFB Cup semi-finals. The striker scored in the duel of the two second division on Tuesday at SC Paderborn both matches 2:0 (0:0). Thus, the HSV can look forward to at the same time, additional revenue in the amount of at least 2,656 million euros. However, it missed the East-Westphalia, for the first time in their club history to collect in the round of the best Four.
Lasogga first met in the 54. Minute after a corner by the head to lead, then he was on the break, Orel Mangala ice-cold in front of goal (68.). For the striker, it was the Cup hit the number five and six. The last time state-of-the HSV in the season 2008/09 in the semi-finals, where against Northern rival Werder Bremen, but Terminus was.
"This is indescribable. It was an extraordinary evening. I am for the first Time in my career, in the semi-finals. We deserve it more than, as we have occurred. We already had in the first half, good chances. The 1:0 was a can opener for us, then we dominated the game," said Lasogga and supplemented with a view on the rise of the race: "We must play like today, then there is nothing the ascent in the way." To have his own future he made, however, no thoughts, said Lasogga, whose contract expires: "I want to shoot the club in the Bundesliga. I like this club and will give until the last day."
Alone again in the Cup between the two Teams ensured in front of 15 000 spectators in the sold-out Arena for explosiveness. 21. August 2004 referee Robert Hoyzer, at the 4:2 of the then third division club Paderborn, Germany had moved against the HSV the game, as he had given two penalties and a Red card against the favorites from the First League. This time it was more of a game on eye-level. The second League-Second HSV showed in the Fourth the power the game system, the Paderborn-based goods, but with their Offensive (already 61 goals in the League) at the Counter is not safe.
The better chances of the guests had. In the first pass it tried to Bakary Jatta with a shot from the left half Position (8.), Mangala put a Ball to the outside network (19.), marriage returnees Kyriakos brought Papadopoulos in a free-standing a head to the ball from a short distance to the gate (32.). The Greeks contested game after eleven months, his first duty, after he had to retire due to a knee injury. Also Lasogga could make his only opportunity in the first pass, and more (39.).
The hosts were, however, two views from a free-kick range of opportunities, specialist Philipp Klement missed twice the target (11. and 21.). In addition, parried HSV Keeper Julian bollard Beck a head to the ball from Sven Michel (39.).
A similar picture was also in the second half. The HSV was pressing and was finally rewarded by the Lasogga goals. Before Douglas Santos had missed the goal narrowly (48.). By the SCP, however, was too little, only Michel provided a risk (65.).