After an away win at SG Ohlsbach/Elgersweier, the South Baden League crew awaits desk neighbors HGW Hofweier for his or her subsequent derby within the Offohalle this Friday at 20:30.
Both groups are tenth and eleventh within the Südbadenliga with the identical variety of factors and may very well be in mid-table in the event that they succeed.
In the primary interval, the Mountaineers from Shuter put the primary exclamation mark within the league with a 34:29 benefit over the extremely rated HGW. Meanwhile, opponents adjusted to SG’s pace recreation and introduced them again to earth. “You can see that the groups of the South Baden League can perform a video examine of our recreation system, and we are actually pressured to flip the screws in an unpredictable manner. It labored to some extent in Elgersweyer, now we have to proceed to develop,” stated Axel Schmidt, a glad and extremely motivated SG coach.
Robin Dietrich remains to be uncertain
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The guests across the Timo Sproul/Timo Haas teaching duo have had their ups and downs this season. After a weak begin to the season, the crew has settled down with just one level from 5 matches, and achieved spectacular outcomes away from house as properly. Especially with David Knezovic, the correct backcourt is likely one of the strongest within the league. The important process of the SG protection can even be to management the highly effective rim recreation by way of Timo Hayes. This could enhance considerably within the last assembly. In specific, the protection/goalie interplay is now working higher and higher, and a powerful SG offense can solely profit from this. Florian Kopf particularly is recovering properly from his leg harm and may very well be the distinction participant on this match as he was within the first leg. The week of observe will present how properly Robin Dietrich has recovered from his harm. Those in control of SG anticipate a fair recreation the place the type of the day, the unmistakable will to win and the environment within the full Offohalle fortress will likely be decisive.
With a rating of 1:3, HGW didn’t begin the second half of the season very properly. Another key participant, Henning Einloth, will likely be out for a number of weeks, making issues much more troublesome within the backcourt forward of the robust video games forward. “There’s nonetheless a giant query mark behind my dedication,” HGW participant coach Timo Sproul stated. With reserve gamers, you need to attempt to overcome setbacks.
“We know what qualities the hosts can carry to the desk. The win at SG Elgersweier/Ohlsbach was sovereign and deserved. They need to step up against us at house,” believes Sproul, who hopes the crew can take quite a bit from the Helmlingen recreation. “We have to deal with the second half and construct on that. Accept the battle and nonetheless act calm and clever and sum up the end result first.