The Waldhof is again a third class, Osnabrück second-rate. Rafael Nadal loses completely by surprise in Monte Carlo.messages: Overview
third division: to The VfL Osnabrück returns after eight years in the 2. Football-Bundesliga. The early rise of the tradition of clubs, the 2:0 (1:0) on Saturday against VfR Aalen, because rival SV Wiesbaden labor at Carl-Zeiss Jena with 1:3 lost. As a result, the sovereign leader VfL in four outstanding Play of one of the two climb the ranks of the 3. To displace League and rise for the seventh Time in his club's history in the 2. League.
Prior to this season had not heard the Team of coach Daniel Thioune to the rise of candidates, because in the pre-season of the VfL was the only table 17. . After a big break with 16 and 14 approaches the lower Saxony played an extremely sovereign of the season without any break-in. Four game days before the end of the season has Osnabrück with 73 points from 34 Games, eleven points ahead of the KSC on rank two.
weaknesses on Saturday against Aalen, VfL showed. The relegation-threatened guests were pushed in the Defensive. The already good atmosphere of the 18 999 spectators at the Bremer bridge was improved by the opening goal of the 19-year-old Felix Agu after 28 minutes. As shortly before the end of Benjamin Girth on a 2:0 increased, stormed some of the osnabrück-trailer already on the playing field. After a short break, it was more before the final whistle by referee Jonas weicken Meier had a double Party finally begin. Because promotion and birthday celebration to coincide in the VfL this weekend. In the past week, the Club had become 120 years old.
Regionalliga: The rise of SV Waldhof Mannheim in the 3. Football League is prematurely perfect. Waldhof won on Saturday in the home game against Wormatia Worms 1:0 (1:0), and cannot be shifted to the remaining four match days of the first place in the Regionalliga southwest. Before 14 413 Timo Kern left the Mannheim cheer (44. Minute). Waldhof is regardless become, whether or not the Three-point deduction will be taken for the Fan riot in the relegation play-off second leg match of last season against KFC Uerdingen in court. Previously, the Waldhof failed three times in a row in the promotion Relegation to Lotte, Meppen and Uerdingen.
Tennis: Rafael Nadal left the Tennis tournament in Monte Carlo in the semi-finals and has missed a twelfth victory at the prestigious clay court event. The world ranking Second, Spain lost on Saturday in the semi-finals 4:6, 2:6 against the Italian Fabio Fognini, who had defeated in the second round the Hamburg, Alexander Zverev.
The world rankings-18. Fognini took advantage of his fourth match-ball to his fourth victory over Nadal, who lost for the first time since the semi-final defeat to Novak Djokovic four years ago, a Match in Monte Carlo. Opponents of Fognini in the final match on Sunday, the Serb Dusan Lajovic, who won after a 1:5 deficit in the first set 7:5, 6:1 against the Russians Daniil Medvedev is surprising. Medvedev had turned off in the quarter-finals of the 5.2-million-Euro tournament in the world rank list First Djokovic.