Hamburger SV have defended their league lead in the 2. Bundesliga, but can not significantly increase their lead over their pursuers. At the end of the 10th matchday the team of coach Dieter Hecking came in a top match to a 1: 1 (1: 0) in surprise third Arminia Bielefeld.
After the blunder of second-placed VfB Stuttgart (0: 1 against Holstein Kiel), the Hamburg are a counter in front of the VfB, Bielefeld remains with two points behind third.
Lukas Hinterseer (14) shot the Norddeutsche with his fourth goal of the season on the Bielefeld Alm sold out with 26,500 spectators, the response of the Arminen gave Fabian Klos (50): Bielefeld's record scorer (137 goals) per capita succeeded Corner of the deserved compensation. Jeremy Dudziak was unlucky enough to score the seventh win of the season with a slick shot (85.).
It was a game full of tempo, but also peppered with heaviness, which brought in Arminia in particular. Referee Frank Willenborg was not up to the game in every situation.
HSV took an early lead: A much too short back pass by Joan Simun Edmundsson Hinterseer ran far ahead of Arminia keeper Stefan Ortega and pushed cool to 1-0.
Sonny Kittel (18th), Bakery Jatta (29th) and Jeremy Dudziak (33rd) missed a higher lead for HSV, a goal from Martin Harnik (38th) did not count due to an offside position.
The defensive Bielefelder seemed ahead but always better with: Klos (33.) initially missed a double chance, was just after the break but on the spot. Bielefeld was closer to the second goal after that, but Dudziak had the best chance with his crossbar.