Arminia Bielefeld tumbles towards descent
Arminia Bielefeld has also collected a defeat under coach Marco Kostmann. Nevertheless, the Arminia wants to create courage from the 1: 3 in Cologne.
Even the opponent, Arminia Bielefeld paid great respect, but in the end, the descent of the Ostwestfalen moved back a bit closer. “I’ve seen two teams at eye level. The game can go well and like 2: 2 and no one is likely to complain,” said Steffen Baumgart, after the coach with his 1st FC Cologne the Bielefelder 3-1 (2: 1) had offset the next bump.
Marco Kostmann sat at the press conference a few meters next to Baumgart and nodded in agreement, the new coach of the Arminia had actually registered some promising approaches to his team.
He has seen “courage and commitment”, and thus “the least that we have to bring to stay in the league,” said the longtime goalkeeper coach, which is now chef coach after the release of Frank Kramer.
But with all the use and fight, the biggest problem remains the harmless offensive, which brings it to only 24 goals in 31 league matches: “It’s about what happens before your own and the opposing gate. That was the difference.”
End game against Hertha BSC
While Bielefeld came only for the meantime 1: 1 by an own goal of Timo Hübers (33rd), the FC met by Mark Uth (3.), Anthony Modeste (43.) and Jan Thielmann (86.). In addition, Cologne’s goalkeeper Marvin was rescued several times strongly in the second round and prevented a Bielefelder catching up.
Thus, the realization remained that the Arminia from the past eight games only brought a point, which only achieves two goals and recently won two months ago in the Bundesliga. With further only 26 points, the Arminia is in place 17, the next game on Saturday (15:30 / SKY) against Hertha BSC has almost already end playing character. In addition, it is still the VfL Bochum and the conclusion against Champions League candidate RB Leipzig.
“We have a game against Hertha, which we should definitely win. We have to start points. If we do not create that, we do not have to look at the table,” said Arminia Bielefeld Managing Director Samir Arabi in the double pass at Arminia Bielefeld1 and defended Again the coach change from Kramer to Kostmann: “We wanted to put a new impulse again because we are stuck in an extreme negative trend.”