Egypt charts a new course    Youthful Barca take care of Dynamo to seal knockout place    PSG revive Champions League chances with Neymar penalty    Cairo collision    Akhenaten performance at the Cairo Opera House is a must go    An advisory chamber    Leapfrogging the transport network    Golden opportunities    Coronavirus boosts e-payments    GERD: A point of order?    Keeping up with Covid-19    Steps towards Pan-Africanism    The Egyptian Oedipus    In their footsteps    Sarwa Capital participates in The Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Aswan    Cairo International Book Fair suspended for five months over coronavirus concerns    Egyptian Exchange leads COMESA in attracting foreign investments    Orascom-Mitsubishi consortium signs $800m contract for Cairo Metro Line 4    Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike: Tokyo governor    Ethiopia says 'large number' of Tigrayan fighters surrender    Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options    AstraZeneca novel COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show    Polling stations open at home for 1st stage of Egyptian parliamentary run-offs    Egypt confirms 358 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths on Saturday    G20 to discuss post-pandemic world, back debt relief    US will reduce number of its troop in Iraq, Afghanistan    Asia forms world's biggest trade bloc, a China-backed group excluding U.S    Egypt unveils largest archaeological discovery in 2020 with over 100 intact sarcophagi    Palestinians mourn the loss their longtime spokesman, Saeb Erekat    Trump says won't blame Egypt for being ‘upset' over GERD dispute with Ethiopia    1st stage of Egypt's parliamentary elections kicks off on Saturday    Global Finance: Egypt's Tarek Amer among the world's top 20 central bank governors    Legend footballer Lionel Messi says he is forced to stay with Barcelona    Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to resume Nile dam talks today    Iraqi conglomerate eyes developing land that housed Mubarak-era ruling party HQ    Legend Messi officially wants to leave Barcelona, hands transfer request    The Facebook Preacher's Search for Fame, and Egypt's Economy    Egypt calls on UNSC to address oil spill risks off Yemen coast    Egypt economically strong in face of COVID-19, reforms ongoing: International Cooperation Minister    Arafa Holding reports $144,000 COVID-19-related losses in April    Egypt's efforts in Libya to activate free will of Libyan people: Al-Sisi    Hyksos campaigns were internal takeover, not foreign invaders: study    COVID-19 affects Egypt sporting clubs    COVID-19 will soon turn to seasonal like swine flu: Presidential Health Advisor    ‘Egypt's Support' coalition convenes to discuss its Senate election list    Robbery attempt leads to discovery of Ptolemaic monuments in Qena    Flouting international guidance, Ethiopia unilaterally starts filling its Nile dam    Zaha speaks out after online racial abuse    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Struggling Hamburg beat Wolfsburg in relegation derby
Published in Ahram Online on 28 - 04 - 2018

Former European champions Hamburg SV edged past hosts VfL Wolfsburg 3-1 in their relegation derby on Saturday to continue their desperate comeback to stay in the Bundesliga with two matches remaining.
A 43rd minute penalty by Bobby Wood put the visitors in front and Lewis Holtby doubled their lead with a glancing header on the stroke of halftime.
Josip Brekalo slipped his 78th minute free kick past Hamburg keeper Julian Pollersbeck to give Wolfsburg some hope.
But Hamburg, the only team to have played in the Bundesliga every season since the top division's creation in 1963, scored in stoppage time with Luca Waldschmidt to seal their third win in the last four matches.
The northern club are still 17th but have clawed their way back to within two points of the relegation playoff spot and 16th-placed Mainz 05 who have 30 points and are in action against RB Leipzig on Sunday.
Wolfsburg are also on 30 points, in 15th on goal difference.
Schalke 04 failed to seal their Champions League spot for next season after drawing 1-1 against Borussia Moenchengladbach.
They also had Nabil Bentaleb sent off for striking Gladbach's Lars Stindl, who had to be taken off injured after twisting his foot a little later. Schalke are second on 57 points, with Borussia Dortmund, who travel to Werder Bremen on Sunday, in third on 54.
Bayer Leverkusen, who host VfB Stuttgart later on Saturday, are fifth on 51, with the top four teams qualifying for the Champions League.
A second-string Bayern Munich that included four reserve players in the starting lineup, eased past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 as coach Jupp Heynckes rested his players ahead of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Real Madrid.
Bundesliga debutant Niklas Dorsch scored the opener and Sandro Wagner, Rahinha and Niklas Suele were also on target as next season's Bayern coach Niko Kovac watched quietly from the Eintracht bench.
Bottom club Cologne were relegated despite coming back from two goals down to lose 3-2 at Freiburg.
(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook atAhramOnlineSports.)

Clic here to read the story from its source.