Sebastian, the begin of the 2nd Bundesliga was as tough as anticipated. How upset was the loss in Dormagen?
This loss hurts as a result of it did not have to occur. There have been many moments the place we might have turned the recreation round and even managed it our means. The protection was good, however we missed our probabilities and made too many missed photographs.
It was a draw the place we might have taken the lead at half-time. We got here out of the break properly and had probabilities to go away with two or three targets. The stress could be on for Dormagen at house, however we made it too straightforward for them with our errors. You can inform it nonetheless hurts me to come out.
Could that translate into constructive vitality heading into Friday evening’s 8 p.m. house recreation towards Hagen?
I’m pleased with the group, how we have developed in the final two or three weeks after a foul begin. Coburg and Potsdam are two groups that don’t play in the 2nd Bundesliga. Our aim is to get higher each recreation. Everyone is aware of how tough it’s to rating away targets. We will get our factors at house, I’m positive of that.
VfL take on Eintracht Hagen with a really formidable seventh in final yr’s schedule coming to Schanzlehalle. What are you ready for?
The ambiance in the group is nice, we all know our errors and what we will do higher. I consider that the eighth man in the tribune will push us ahead and encourage us. Hagen shouldn’t be the place they need it to be, however they’ve loads of expertise. This will likely be one other tough pillar. We are usually not going into the recreation as favourites, however we’ll do our greatest and need to get factors. We need to reward ourselves for our exhausting work over the final few months.
Iker Romero, world champion and Champions League winner, charges the second handball league as stronger than the premier league Liga Asobal in his native Spain. How do you see the variations between the second division and the prime division in Austria?
The 2nd Bundesliga is one among the strongest leagues in the world. Here, the latter can defeat the former and all can defeat all, all can hurt all. Many groups are stuffed with nationwide gamers. The variations are primarily in the excessive particular person high quality of the gamers and the excessive tempo. Power, pace and dynamics are utterly totally different. 2nd HBL is a really robust, enticing league.
How tough was it for you to rapidly discover your toes in a brand new nation and a brand new group?
I’m so glad I made this determination and went to HSG. The group made it straightforward for me to rapidly navigate the group construction. The children consider in me and I’m enhancing each recreation. I used to be happy at the starting, however I do know that there’s nonetheless rather a lot to do and will probably be coordination and blind understanding for the teammates.
I’ve had some experiences that may enable you each as a participant and as an individual. It’s my job to calm issues down, particularly when the going will get powerful. We work to make issues higher day by day. This course of is ongoing.
Are your most loyal followers, and additionally your hardest critic, grandparents, happy with the first impressions?
(laughs) Generally, they’re pleased. The household is all the time cheering stay. There was not a lot criticism. On Friday, my mom will likely be in the corridor, which makes me very pleased. Then he goes to Lemgo to my brother and watches him play.
Have you settled in Constance?
People listed below are very open. The metropolis may be very vibrant and every little thing is inside straightforward biking distance aside from lengthy journeys to away video games (laughs). It has every little thing I want and I really feel very snug. It’s like a bit of Vienna.