The first-division handball staff in VfL Waiblingen faces a contemporary begin in two weeks: the backside staff will host a rival from one other group this Saturday (6pm) earlier than touring to the sports activities union Neckarsulm every week later. BSV Sachsen Zwickau round gymnasium final first spherical recreation.
After a disappointing final recreation in Metzingen, have VfL pulled themselves collectively throughout the three-week break? “If all the things goes as we expect, then there’s something for us,” VfL coach Thomas Seitz mentioned at his pre-match press convention on Thursday.
There was disappointment in Metzingen for coach Thomas Seitz’s staff
After a 35:33 victory in Oldenburg the day earlier than New Year’s Eve, the first win for the staff promoted in the first Bundesliga, two defeats at Buxtehuder SV (18:25) and Metzingen (24:38). After a convincing efficiency in Oldenburg, coach Thomas Seitz’s staff needed to cope with sure issues: they made too many technical errors, which the opponents took benefit of coolly.
Thus, nothing got here of the plan to strategy the non-lowering locations. “We actually needed to take the euphoria of the Oldenburg recreation into the games in opposition to Buxtehud and Metzingen,” backcourt participant Vanessa Nagler mentioned at a press convention. “Unfortunately, we took a couple of steps again in Metzingen.” The break in the recreation got here at the proper time for us to get better and regroup a bit. “Now we will go full throttle once more and attempt to rating as many factors as potential.” Like the entire staff, he by no means gave up on the perception that he would keep in the league. Anyway, the temper remains to be good. “Maybe we are able to get a second win on Saturday.” The 25-12 months-previous himself resumed coaching on Wednesday after a 3-week layoff because of a thumb harm. “I feel I used to be too euphoric.” Returning on Saturday is his objective. On the different hand, he would not need to fully break his thumb.
Zwickau at the prime: 5 factors behind VfL Waiblingen
BSV Sachsen Zwickau began the season with 2:14 factors. After 26:26 in opposition to VfL Oldenburg, two wins in a row adopted by 26:25 in opposition to Metzingen and 31:24 in opposition to Neckarsulm. That places 5 factors between BSV and VfL.
This reality alone underlines the significance of the battle on Saturday (18.00) at the Waiblinger Rundsporthalle. In the occasion of one other defeat, VfL must be relegated to Zwickauerinnen for the time being. The victory, on the different hand, decreased the level distinction to 3.
“Zwickau has taken off in current weeks,” Seitz mentioned. However, this isn’t essentially a drawback for his staff. In sure conditions, this will result in negligence. “It would not matter: we’re suggested to do our jobs properly.” Apart from the recreation in Metzingen, his staff has additionally been in a position to do this in the previous couple of weeks. Even if the factors will not be sufficient. “But we have seen that if we do sure issues proper, we have now an actual likelihood in opposition to golf equipment at the again of midfield.”
Like all 13 groups in the league, VfL Weiblingen can’t be in comparison with Zwickau. The Saxons have grown steadily, with a funds presently round thrice that of VfL. “There are eight Scandinavians who play handball professionally.” VfL will attempt to make the most of their alternatives. “If we are able to follow what we got down to do and act with braveness, confidence and consistency, one thing will likely be potential for us on Saturday.”
VfL Weiblingen: I hope for the followers
His staff’s superiority over BSV Sachsen Zwickau is plain. “I hope we could have a full home once more, the followers behind the women are nice. It’s an awesome motivation.”
Vanessa Nagler is optimistic about the weekend and the second half of the season, even when she will’t assist a lot. “We’ve performed all the opposition now and bought a really feel for the league,” he mentioned. “We understand how issues are going and might adapt higher to our opponents.” It is vital to eliminate nervous stress throughout vital durations.