Bielefeld/Rostock (dpa/mv) - Despite Arminia Bielefeld's false start before the guest appearance in the 2nd division at FC Hansa Rostock, sports director Samir Arabi only has words of praise for the new coach Uli Forte. "The work of the coaching team is definitely going in the right direction," said Arabi on Thursday: "You can feel that they have brought incredible energy to the squad. I am therefore confident that they will quickly to make the team a homogeneous unit."
Arminia started the season with a 1:2 in Sandhausen and a 0:3 against Jahn Regensburg. After all, there was a 7-1 win in the DFB Cup at Oberliga side FV Engers. The one-week break in the league is seen as a "small break," explained Arabi. The first points should now follow in the third league game on Saturday (8.30 p.m. / Sport1 and Sky) in Rostock.