DARMSTADT. Darmstadt 98 defeats Nürnberg with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Kempe (8′) and a goal from P. Tietz (27′). Nürnberg was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor stadium in Darmstadt on Saturday and it started at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Christian Dingert assisted by Markus Schüller and Oliver Lossius. The 4th official was Nico Fuchs. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.8 degrees Celsius or 58.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
Nürnberg was in firm control of the ball 62% while Darmstadt 98 was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Nürnberg had a more offensive attitude with 45 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 0 were on target. Nevertheless, Darmstadt 98 was able to find the solution to win this encounter.
Darmstadt 98 shot 7 times, 6 on target, 1 off target. Regarding the opposition, Nürnberg shot 10 times, 0 on target, 10 off target.
Darmstadt 98 received 1 yellow card (F. Ronstadt). Regarding the opposition, Nürnberg received 3 yellow cards (E. Wekesser, E. Valentini and J. Geis).
After this match, Darmstadt 98 will have 18 points to sit in the 3rd place. On the other side, Nürnberg will stay with 10 points like St. Pauli to remain in the 12th place.
In the next match in the 2. Bundesliga, Darmstadt 98 will play away against SpVgg Greuther Fürth on the 28th of May with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of SpVgg Greuther Fürth (4 draws).
Nürnberg will play away agasint Karlsruher SC on the 2nd of October with a 5-5 head to head statistic.
Darmstadt 98 – Formation
Darmstadt 98 started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Torsten Lieberknecht decided to play with the following team: Marcel Schuhen, Patric Pfeiffer , Klaus Gjasula , Jannik Müller , Frank Ronstadt , Tobias Kempe , Fabian Schnellhardt , Fabian Holland , Marvin Mehlem , Braydon Manu and Phillip Tietz .
The home team had on the bench: Aaron Seydel, Yassin Ben Balla , Magnus Warming , Christoph Zimmermann, Thomas Isherwood, Emir Karić , Mathias Honsak, Alexander Brunst and Clemens Riedel.
Darmstadt 98 made 5 changes: B. M. Manu for M. Warming (72′), P. Tietz for A. Seydel (72′), M. Mehlem for E. Karic (73′), F. Schnellhardt for Y. Ben Balla (85′) and T. Kempe for C. Zimmermann (89′).
Best player: Tobias Kempe
The player that probably impressed the most for Darmstadt 98 was Tobias Kempe.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 6 crosses.
Nürnberg – Formation
Nürnberg started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Robert Klauß played with: Christian Mathenia, Enrico Valentini , Christopher Schindler , James Lawrence , Erik Wekesser , Sadik Fofana , Lino Tempelmann , Jens Castrop , Mats Møller Dæhli , Felix Lohkemper and Kwadwo Duah .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Johannes Geis, Christoph Daferner , Nathaniel Brown, Jan Gyamerah , Carl Klaus, Manuel Wintzheimer , Erik Shuranov , Niklas Jahn and Louis Breunig.
Nürnberg made 5 changes: S. Fofana for J. Geis (46′), J. Castrop for C. Daferner (46′), F. Lohkemper for M. Wintzheimer (67′), K. Duah for E. Shuranov (82′) and E. Valentini for J. Gyamerah (82′).
Best player: Johannes Geis
The most impressive player for Nürnberg was Johannes Geis.
His rating iswith 32 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 46′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the 2. Bundesliga.