Gotze lets Hafenstras tremble: Essen beat Saarbrucken

Rot-Weiss Essen left the relegation zone on Monday night. Gotze made Hafenstrass tremble together with his aim of the day. RWE first defeated Saarbrucken, who had but to beat the promotion.

Goal of the day in Essen: Felix Gotze (proper) scores towards Saarbrucken.

After a 0–1 draw at VfL Osnabrück, RWE coach Christoph Dabrowski needed to react to the absence of Fendrich (flu an infection) and Haber (knee fluid) and introduced on Rother and Herzenbruch. In addition, Kefkir began for Young (financial institution).

Saarbrucken coach Uwe Koshinat noticed no cause for a change after beating SpVgg Bayreuth 6-0, with the Saarlanders going into the sport with the identical squad as final time.

Game participant

Nicholas Tarnat


Targets and playing cards

Red and white food


Gold2,5 – Cradle3 Rios Alonso3Heartbreak3,5Bastians3 – Camouflage2Rother3,5Annalee2,5 idol2,5 Kefkir2,5 – Engelmann3,5

1. FC Saarbrucken


Bang3 – Franz4,5 Zellner3,5Uaferro2,5Kratschmer4 – Janic3,5Kerber4 Neudecker3 Jacob3Gunther-Schmidt4,5 – Grimaldi4

The referee staff

Richard Hempel


Game info

Stadium Stadium on Hafenstrasse
Spectators 15,907 has been stored

From the beginning, the sport was characterised by few possibilities and altering ball possession, solely to change into really harmful for the primary time after 25 minutes. Saarbrücken have been tackled and have been fortunate that Annali did not put the ball into the aim from shut vary. The first harmful conclusion for the guests got here from a nook kick, with Saarbrücken managing little or nothing from the sport. Neudecker crossed the six-yard field, Grimaldi introduced the ball to the far publish. However, the ball goes broad (34′), with the incoming Frantz simply lacking.

Shortly thereafter, the Essen staff rewarded themselves for his or her robust defensive efficiency, efficiently stifling FCS captain Frantz and countering the guests ice-coldly. Gotze was not attacked and curled the ball into the left nook of the aim for Betz (37′). Essen tasted blood, not letting Saarbrucken into the sport earlier than the break and as an alternative exhibiting themselves to be aggressive with out conceding one other aim.

Saarbrucken is behind – and Grimaldi loses

It acquired worse for the guests after the break. After falling behind within the first half, striker Grimaldi additionally needed to come off ten minutes into the second half attributable to damage, approaching for Cooney (54th). After that, the sport, which had been honest as much as that time, noticed yellow in a really brief time with Kerber (58th), Gotze (sixtieth) and Kefkir (61) forming a pack. Tempers calmed down once more, however gameplay sped up. First Neudecker made the primary exclamation mark with a harmful cross (65′), then Cooney made the primary harmful end from the sport (66′).

FCS goalkeeper Betz missed the equalizer

The Saarlanders have been then fortunate that neither Annali’s ball to Engelmann (68′) nor Kouroma’s move to Berlinski (80′) may result in an early determination. Saarbrücken threw the whole lot ahead once more, with goalkeeper Betz additionally showing within the RWE half earlier than the top of standard time. The incontrovertible fact that the equalizer didn’t work in the long run was additionally attributable to Golz. The Essen keeper reacted to Jacob’s header from just a few yards out and turned the ball across the publish (88′). Batz himself had the ultimate say, however missed the aim by a hair’s breadth after Neudecker’s free kick (90+4).

So it remained with Götze’s golden aim, which not solely ensured Essen’s second win of the season, but additionally taught Saarbrücken their first chapter. After the worldwide break, Essen will make a visitor look at SV Weihen Wiesbaden (October 2, 2 p.m.). Saarbrucken meets SC Freiburg II the day earlier than (2pm).

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