HB Køge recovers a 0-1 deficit to conquer Esbjerg 2-1

KøGE. HB Køge managed to turn the tables against Esbjerg to win 2-1.

HB Køge recovers a 0-1 deficit to conquer Esbjerg 2-1

KøGE. HB Køge found a way to reverse the score against Esbjerg to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the first half.​ It was Esbjerg to strike first with a goal of P. Schmidt at the 13′. Then it was a goal in the 15′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Stamenic gave the win to HB Køge in the 43′ minute with a penalty. Esbjerg lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Capelli Sport Stadion (Køge) stadium in Køge on Saturday and it started at 12:45 pm local time. The referee was Michael Rasmussen with the support of Hakan Yurdakul Pedersen and Paul Nyberg. The 4th official was Kasper Madsen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.5 degrees Celsius or 61.61 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
  • 9 Total 9
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 5 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 96 Attack 137
  • 48 Dangerous attack 93
  • 100 Ball safe​ 102
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 11
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Esbjerg was in firm control of the ball 59% while HB Køge was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Esbjerg had a more offensive attitude with 93 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, HB Køge managed to find the solution to win this match.​

HB Køge shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Esbjerg shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


HB Køge received 3 yellow cards (M. Stamenic, J. Seehusen and M. Nielsen). Regarding the opposition, Esbjerg received 3 yellow cards (E. Sorensen, P. Schmidt and S. Korac).

Match Timeline

P. Schmidt(goal)N. Jakobsen
L. Racic(goal)P. Larsen
E. Sorensen- Yellow
M. Stamenic- Yellow
P. Schmidt- Yellow
S. Korac- Yellow
M. Stamenic(penalty)
M. Jensen- sub ->J. Trenskow
M. Nielsen- sub ->E. Simonsen
E. Holten- sub ->E. Sorensen
L. Montano- sub ->N. Jakobsen
M. Jorgensen- sub ->M. Larsen
C. Jorgensen- sub ->M. Stamenic
J. Seehusen- sub ->J. Rothmann
J. Seehusen- Yellow
A. Troelsen- sub ->L. Rosenlocher
B. Bytyqi- sub ->P. Schmidt
E. Semovski- sub ->W. Madsen
M. Nielsen- Yellow


After playing this match, HB Køge will have 37 points to hold in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Esbjerg will stay with 23 points to hold in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the First Division, HB Køge will play away with Vendsyssel on the 22nd of May with a 14-10 head to head record in favor of HB Køge (4 draws).

Esbjerg will play away agasint Hobro on the 22nd of May with a 10-4 head to head stats in favor of Esbjerg (7 draws).

HB Køge – Formation

The manager Daniel Munthe Agger decided to play with the following team: .


HB Køge made 5 changes: J. Trenskow for M. Jensen (46′), E. Simonsen for M. Nielsen (64′), M. Stamenic for C. Jorgensen (77′), J. Rothmann for J. Seehusen (77′) and W. Madsen for E. Semovski (89′).

Esbjerg – Formation

Steffen Ernemann played with: .


Esbjerg made 5 changes: E. Sorensen for E. Holten (64′), N. Jakobsen for L. Montano (73′), M. Larsen for M. Jorgensen (73′), L. Rosenlocher for A. Troelsen (85′) and P. Schmidt for B. Bytyqi (85′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the First Division.​