The record of past four games is devastating: HSV suffered whole dull down. And behind, Markus Gisdol's team collected a total of ten conceding goals against Leipzig, Hannover, Dortmund and Leverkusen. After a good start with two victories in a row, mood before Nordderby on Saturday (18.30 clock / Sky and Liveticker on welt.de) against Werder Bremen again in basement. Two returnees provide some hope of relief. Apart from Albin Ekdal, Aaron Hunt also coached with his colleagues in Volkspark on Wednesday.
Against big rivals from Weser, trend change is to be initiated – not least HSV fans demand this. The players greeted m with a banner at fence of practice ground in Volkspark. "Everything for Derbysieg" was to be read. A prerequisite for this is an end to 360-minute lull in offensive. With Hunt, Gisdol is probably again a player at disposal, which could provide for a bit more imagination and wit in front row.
After unit, Hunt gave green light for an action against Bremen: "Everything okay. It looks good. This was first team training, but I've been working intensively with our athletic track last week. "
nHunt scored 52 goals for Bremen
Hunt had last been missing for four weeks with a muscle graft in thigh. Now he fears end of his forced pause: "I hope so!" It could be a point landing against his former club, for which he scored 52 goals in 286 games between 2004 and 2014 and glittered 50 times as a preparer. "The anticipation is great – even if it has not been optimal for us at end. We are all looking forward to match and want to win it, of course, "said 31-year-old midfielder.
Hunt is supposed to keep game moving forward, but Ekdal will bring more structure and stability to defensive center. The Swede seems to have had his back problems, which have been accompanying him for some time, at least for time being.
Hunt and Ekdal – two trumps, which at Gisdol provide for an end to negative series. In spite of crash to rank 15, 48-year-old was last to caution: "We should not panic now. Hectic has never brought anything. The season is still young. "The focus is now on Bremen. "We absolutely want to win derby," emphasized Gisdol: "We have to work cleanly during week, n we have a good chance."