SC Magdeburg are topped Handball Bundesliga champions with two video games to spare, breaking the perennial dominance of Kiel, Flensburg and Rhein-Neckar Leuven.
With a rating of 31:26 in opposition to Balingen-Weilstetten, the Magdeburgers are actually six factors forward and after an ideal season, THW Kiel can not dislodge them from the prime spot. SCM final gained the title 21 years in the past – with Stefan Kretzschmar on the left wing and Alfred Ghislason on the gang.
“Shapo a thousand instances”
After the sport, champion coach Bennett Wiegert, who fulfilled his dream in his seventh yr at the helm: “A thousand applause to my phenomenal workforce. I can solely take my hat off. We did not know this stress, so I believe what Kiel and Flensburg have achieved in recent times is much more wonderful. But my workforce coped with the stress. But in the present day it was very mentally exhausting once more. , we wish to break free early and settle the scenario. But Balingen made it very troublesome for us, which exhibits the high quality of this league.
SCM Managing Director Mark-Henrik Schmidt concluded: “With Bennett Wiegert, we had been in a position to strengthen the squad as soon as once more. Newcomers rushed ahead.’
“Feeling that is insanity”
“I hope this isn’t the final title”– stated the backfield participant Marko Beziak with euphoria. Ace Gisli Kristiansson is comfortable: “Feeling that is insanity.”
But earlier than the get together went to Magdeburg, it turned out to be a way more troublesome job than many anticipated.
Game at eye degree for a very long time
Even in the first half, the match happened at a shocking degree. It went again and forth between Magdeburg and Balingen-Weilstätten, with the Balingen workforce main 15:15 throughout the transition.
From the first inning, Jens Berkle’s workforce gambled on the seventh baseman and thus precipitated issues for the residence workforce. Bennett Wiegert regarded for the proper reply in the first a part of the sport, however couldn’t discover it for lengthy.
In the finish, he determined to attain three targets
With just a little extra concentrated defensive work, the Swabians might have even taken the lead at half-time. The sport was very attention-grabbing till eight minutes earlier than the finish, and solely at 24:24 the decisive shot went previous the Magdeburg workforce.
Twice Philipp Weber and Omar Ingi Magnusson secured a 27:24 lead early, and solely then did the morale of the Balingen workforce, which had been distinctive for a very long time, break.
Lübeck retains the risk of a theoretical rescue
Parallel to the Magdeburg pageant, the TuS-N-Lübbecke has no less than remained mathematically viable. With the third and closing matchday in TVB Stuttgart at 31:29 (15:12), the backside of the desk might theoretically degree sixteenth GWD Minden on factors.
However, to be trustworthy, the poor purpose distinction (-141) can not stop relegation. It was the first sixth win of the season for coach Emir Kurtagic’s workforce. With 12:52 factors, Lübbeck remains to be in final place behind Minden (16:46) and HBW Balingen-Weilshet (15:49).
Goppingen bought a ticket to Europe
fifteenth Stuttgart (20:44) missed an early save. Frisch Auf Hoppingen beat Rhein-Neckar Leuven 30:28 (16:14) to safe fifth place in the European Cup qualifying desk.