The VfB Stuttgart has given to air in a relegation battle on the 31 day of Bundesliga by a 3-0 against Hamburger SV.
Stuttgart (SID) - the VfB Stuttgart has landed a big point in a relegation battle in the Fu?ball-Bundesliga and the hopes of Hamburger SV on the Europa League puts a severe damper. The Swabia came against the HSV thanks to a double pack of outstanding Nationalssturmers Cacau (6/88) and of the hit by Christian Gentner (79.) to a deserved 3-0 (1-0) and screwed their score to 36. The HSV in the fifth game the first defeat under coach Michael Oenning conceded, has hardly a realistic chance of entry into the European Cup on 43 points in the remaining three games.
Before 39,000 fans at the sold-out site Mercedes-Benz-arena, the VfB with the outstanding offensive forces Cacau and Tamas Hajnal played for half an hour dizzy guests. Hamburg was sometimes completely disoriented, cavalierly inexplicably large gaps between the security chain and a defensive midfielder. After the break, HSV coach Michael Oenning therefore brought a further defensive midfielder which should stabilize the Hamburg-based game in addition to David Jarolim with Robert Tesche.
At this time, Hamburg would have may behind already higher. Before a 1-0, Cacau via header return had prepared a chance for Hajnal, but the shot past from eleven meters (4.). With the leadership, VfB benefited from the aforementioned gap in the Hamburger defensive. HSV Captain Heiko Westermann was has products from the four defence chain in the middle because there otherwise none for the long pass by Georg Niedermeier to Martin Harnik was responsible - but Westermann came too late. Harnik played free Cacau, which freely turned cold before goalkeeper Frank Rost from eleven metres.
Thus the decision of coach Bruno Labbadia had set out for the VfB paid to prefer before the Pavel Pogrebnyak, returning after a yellow lock Cacau after good performance in Cologne. Cacau paved the way for another way for Shinji Okazaki, but HSV Defender Dennis Diekmeier prevented the 2-0 at the last moment (9.). Hajnal had can also increase (14/18), but twice shot past.
Hamburg missed his support of Ruud van Nistelrooy, Marcell Jansen, Joris Mathijsen and Jonathan Pitroipa, who were all injured. The first opportunity was as a random product: after a bad cross Anis Ben-Hatira Tunay Torun gratschte the ball to the latte (29.). Later Torun met the right external network (34), Mladen Petric was done it to Miss goal (38.) corner of Ben-Hatira from three metres per head.
After the break, both sides neutralized first. Stuttgart had to leave now accused, to too little on the second goal. The HSV did hard time further, really good opportunities were rare. 63. Per minute but Ben-Hatira surfaced alone cross of shortly before substitute Paolo Guerrero before Sven Ulreich, shot the VfB keeper but from five metres on the leg. In the 79 minute, it was then the substitute Gentner, who made everything clear after Hajnals. Shortly before the final whistle, Cacau was to follow even his second goal (88.).