Handball, 2nd Bundesliga: HSG Constance v VfL Eintracht Hagen (Friday, 8 p.m., Schänzlehalle). – Jörg Lützelberger likes to maintain his messages brief and concise, so his guardians can at all times name when it issues. “Believe in progress” is one of them, which has been efficiently working on the coach HSG Konstanz for greater than a 12 months. These previous couple of weeks have hardly ever been extra related and related than the academic weeks.
The incontrovertible fact that the 2nd Bundesliga is a totally different wind and requires endurance, belief and staff spirit in troublesome instances was not far behind as a result of turmoil in the squad and the shortage of Bundesliga expertise. “Progress” and a constructive route will be seen from the brand new league. Adapting to different strengths of gamers, additional defensive programs had been created and adopted the extent of a sturdy league. In Dormagen, the Yellow Blues got here near the primary success they craved.
The expertise gained by the third youngest staff in the 2nd Bundesliga and felt primarily in the primary three video games will assist them develop and transfer up the extent. Lutzelberger is as severe and honest as he was final season: “When you do not succeed, it is necessary to not do every part badly. When you are profitable, it is necessary to not cover every part.” In the third league, common performances had been generally sufficient for straightforward wins, however in the 2nd Bundesliga, each mistake is punished. “We should do our greatest to attain factors. It’s a lot of enjoyable, nevertheless it’s much more enjoyable once you succeed,” says the 37-year-old.
The anticipation for the second residence recreation is palpable from him and his guardians. “We put every part again in to get the primary factors,” says Lutzelberger. “The alternative comes, after which we have now to be there and take it.”
The next huge half
However, the next huge piece and a very bold membership awaits VfL Eintracht Hagen, which is able to obtain a fashionable multi-purpose corridor due to investor and chairman Detlef Sprut. After ending seventh final season, the purpose is to maneuver nearer to the first Bundesliga and transfer up in the next few years. Strong newcomers comparable to Frederik Stuber and Maurice Paske from TV Emsdetten, 1st Bundesliga (Lübbeck), Valentin Spohn (Lübbeck), Kim Voss-Fels (Ferndorf) and TV Grossvallstadt’s Pierre Busch and Arvid Dagunski (SGSH Dragons) each are improved. up to date each qualitatively and quantitatively. In the primary three video games of the season, the extremely traded staff was like HSG and failed to attain any factors.
TuS N-Lübbecke, who had been relegated to the primary division, and final 12 months’s third-placed ThSV Eisenach, are out of the highest shelf of the league, as are the Konstanz facet. Lutzelberger: “Hagen won’t have an excessive amount of satisfaction and there can be stress to win. We are making ready for a extremely motivated opponent who will put a lot of effort into the struggle from the beginning.”
Back court docket with nice throwing energy
In addition, there may be a backcourt with nice capturing energy and Iranian worldwide Pouya Norouzi is a high quality participant in one-on-one play. “Hagen has a good staff and a good composition. They are definitely a membership with enormous potential and should be in the highest half of the desk. For us, this is a chance to face the next good opponent,” says the Konstanz coach.
Lutzelberger relied on power and assist, which regularly made the distinction. “We want this assist,” he says. “We should work it out and activate it. Team spirit should be raised from the bench to the sphere and the stands.” His younger staff can depend on the assist of a loyal crowd with whole dedication. Because the surroundings is aware of: “Believe in progress.”
HSG Konstanz has made nice strides in current years. However, the event in the 2nd Bundesliga was simply as quick, and the step from the third Bundesliga to the 2nd Bundesliga is a slender path for German handball.