In the showdown with tracker SC Magdeburg, the German handball champion SG Flensburg-Handewitt wants to expand his flawless Bundesliga table-leading and take revenge for the bitter cup-out well two weeks ago.
“The impressions are still fresh”, SG-Trainer Maik Machulla said before the top game First against Second this Thursday (19:00 clock) in the local Flens-Arena. Machulla, who played for SCM for three and a half years at the beginning of his active career, has learned the lessons of the 28:31 defeat in the eighth finals of the DHB Cup.
“We need to have the axe with Marko Bezjak and Albin Lagergren better on the screen. And then I wish for even more consistency and calculus at the end,”the 41-year-old formulated the march route. The Slovenian player and the Swedish left-handed had made life particularly difficult for the Flensburgers.
Magdeburg’s trainer Bennet Wiegert did not want to see the performance of his team reduced to the duo Bezjak/Lagergren even after the victory in Flensburg.” It’s too narrow,”he said at the time. Under the leadership of the 36-year-old, the SCM has become a complete team. This includes the gatekeeper duo Jannick Green and Dario Quenstedt, The defensive Bollwork around Piotr Chrapkowski and Zeljko Musa as well as the wing song with Robert Weber and Matthias Musche.
Matthias Musche: “The cards are re-mixed”
The national player with 107 hits from eleven games so far leads the goal hunting list of the Bundesliga sovereign. The 26-year-old is aware of the difficulty of the task in Flensburg: “The cards are being re-mixed. We want to make it again,”said Musche. The Flensburgers want to prevent this with all their might.” We now know the opponent and know what we need to do better so that this time the details speak for us,”said SG cyclist Johannes Golla.
The Flensburger have set a starting record in the Bundesliga with 20:0 points and have been loss-free throughout the season in the league since 18 games. Magdeburg has won ten out of eleven seasonal games so far. Only the Berlin foxes had a 24:27 defeat. Overall, both teams faced each other 62 times. For 33 victories and four undecided, statistics speak for the North Germans.