After an away win at SG Ohlsbach/Elgersweier, the South Baden League staff awaits desk neighbors HGW Hofweier for his or her subsequent derby within the Offohalle this Friday at 20:30.
Both groups are tenth and eleventh within the Südbadenliga with the identical variety of factors and could possibly be in mid-table in the event that they succeed.
In the primary interval, the Mountaineers from Shuter put the primary exclamation mark within the league with a 34:29 benefit over the extremely rated HGW. Meanwhile, opponents adjusted to SG’s pace sport and introduced them again to earth. “You can see that the groups of the South Baden League can perform a video research of our sport system, and we at the moment are pressured to flip the screws in an unpredictable manner. It labored to some extent in Elgersweyer, we’ve to proceed to develop,” mentioned Axel Schmidt, a glad and extremely motivated SG coach.
Robin Dietrich continues to be uncertain
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The guests across the Timo Sproul/Timo Haas teaching duo have had their ups and downs this season. After a weak begin to the season, the staff has settled down with just one level from 5 matches, and achieved spectacular outcomes away from house as properly. Especially with David Knezovic, the precise backcourt is without doubt one of the strongest within the league. The major job of the SG protection will even be to management the highly effective rim sport via Timo Hayes. This could improve considerably within the ultimate assembly. In explicit, the protection/goalie interplay is now working higher and higher, and a robust SG offense can solely profit from this. Florian Kopf particularly is recovering properly from his leg harm and could possibly be the distinction participant on this match as he was within the first leg. The week of apply will present how properly Robin Dietrich has recovered from his harm. Those accountable for SG count on a good sport the place the type of the day, the unmistakable will to win and the ambiance within the full Offohalle fortress will probably be decisive.
With a rating of 1:3, HGW didn’t begin the second half of the season very properly. Another key participant, Henning Einloth, will probably be out for a number of weeks, making issues much more tough within the backcourt forward of the powerful video games forward. “There’s nonetheless an enormous query mark behind my dedication,” HGW participant coach Timo Sproul mentioned. With reserve gamers, you need to strive to overcome setbacks.
“We know what qualities the hosts can carry to the desk. The win at SG Elgersweier/Ohlsbach was sovereign and deserved. They need to step up against us at house,” believes Sproul, who hopes the staff can take lots from the Helmlingen sport. “We have to deal with the second half and construct on that. Accept the battle and nonetheless act calm and clever and sum up the outcome first.