Relegation to the 2. Bundesliga: Nuremberg, the rescue succeeds, at the last Minute

of The 1. FC Nürnberg has the crash from the Bundesliga to the 3. League, on a goal by Fabian Schleusener (90.+6) after a dramatic nail-biter averted. The nine-

Relegation to the 2. Bundesliga: Nuremberg, the rescue succeeds, at the last Minute

of The 1. FC Nürnberg has the crash from the Bundesliga to the 3. League, on a goal by Fabian Schleusener (90.+6) after a dramatic nail-biter averted. The nine-time German Champions lost the relegation game with FC Ingolstadt with 1:3 (0:0), saved himself after 2:0 in the first leg but due to the away rule. The Club prevented his second fall in the third class after 1996.

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rescuers in the time of greatest Hardship was Schleusener, kept the Club in front of it, to be once again to Depp. After the hits by Ingolstadt's captain, Stefan Kutschke (53.), the Nuremberg goalkeeper Christian Mathenia by an unfortunate defensive action, Tobias Schröck (62 encouraged.) and Robin Krauße (66.) had confessed to the Nuremberg very close to the abyss.

"My pulse is at 200. I am incredibly relieved. I thought I wouldn't survive that,“ stammered Nuremberg Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Thomas Grethlein after the redeeming final whistle. The Club Delegation was able to celebrate at the end of a disappointing season after the Bundesliga relegation in 2019, but still. The FC Ingolstadt only the eyes were missing looks to ascension. "The course is brutal," said coach Tomas Oral.

"We go into the game to cash not a goal. But we also need to win 3:0.“ In fact, Ingolstadt went first, no risk and left the Club for the Initiative. Also, the Nuremberg and did not entice you, were always careful to control the Ball and the opponent, and no spaces or counter-opportunities to offer. For the first time in the back should be "Zero" wegverteidigt, had transition coach Michael Wiesinger emphasized already after the first leg.

The Club had an early good header chance by Mikael Ishak (9.), after there was little goalmouth scenes. Ingolstadt was after a good 20 minutes, however, courageous, fought his way into the match and had a free-kick from Robin Krauße (28.), whose shot flew just wide of the Tordreieck over, a good opportunity to take the lead. Nuremberg came out of it better from the break, could not take advantage of good opportunities but. And suddenly, the game tipped.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 07:19

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