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Unlucky Drewes: Wiesbaden benefits from KSC goalkeeping mistakes

As of: February 2, 2024 10:19 p.m

After two serious mistakes by goalkeeper Patrick Drewes, Karlsruher SC missed out on a possible home win against SV Wehen Wiesbaden in the 2nd Bundesliga.

The KSC took the lead twice on Friday in a 2-2 (1-0) thanks to Budu Sivsiwadze (35th minute) and Igor Matanovic (53rd) and extended their series to eight games without defeat in front of 20,407 spectators.

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Sportschau, February 2nd, 2024 9:23 p.m

But Drewes allowed one of the opponent’s shots to rebound before both goals were conceded by Ivan Prtajin (48th) and Nick Bätzner (74th), thereby helping the Hessians to a point. While the hosts initially moved up to seventh place at the start of the 20th matchday, Wehen Wiesbaden remained eleventh in the table.

Sportschau, February 2nd, 2024 9:28 p.m

Karlsruhe was the better team for long stretches

The KSC, where captain Jerôme Gondorf returned to the starting line-up after knee problems, started very cautiously and made many inaccuracies throughout the game. The guests, coached by former Karlsruher Markus Kausczinski, initially controlled the game, but were all too often harmless in attack, apart from a hit on the crossbar by Prtajin (45th + 3).

Sportschau, February 2nd, 2024 9:32 p.m

After the break, an open duel developed in which Karlsruhe was actually the better of two teams that were at best average in terms of play, but missed the win due to Drewes’ mistakes.

Wiesbaden now against Nuremberg

The KSC has an away game at Eintracht Braunschweig next Saturday (February 10, 2024). Wiesbaden welcomes 1. FC Nürnberg on Friday.

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