Women’s Bundesliga: Wolfsburg’s victory against Nuremberg

As of: February 17, 2024 8:24 p.m

The VfL Wolfsburg footballers took the lead in the Bundesliga with a resounding win, at least for one day. Eintracht Frankfurt suffered a setback in the fight for the Champions League-Places.

The runner-up from Wolfsburg beat relegation-threatened 1. FC Nürnberg on Saturday (February 17, 2024) with a befitting score of 9:1 (4:1) and moved past league leaders Bayern Munich with 35 points. SGS Essen awaits the defending champions on Sunday. Vivien Endemann (7th minute), Alexandra Popp (34th, 38th), Ewa Pajor (36th, 71st/foul penalty, 79th, 90th+1), Chantal Hagel (52nd) and Fenna Kalma (81st minute). ) scored in the clear success for Wolfsburg.

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National player Lena Oberdorf was in the VfL starting line-up after her move to Munich was announced in the summer, but had to be substituted at half-time in her 100th Bundesliga game. Vanessa Haim (12th) had meanwhile equalized for the overwhelmed hosts.

Damper for Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt, on the other hand, suffered a setback in the fight for the title against newly promoted RB Leipzig on Friday evening Champions League-Places.

The 1:2 (0:1) was the second defeat in a row for Frankfurt after the 0:3 against VfL Wolfsburg. Match winner was Vanessa Fudalla (11th, 90th + 1), who scored her seventh and eighth goals of the season. Remina Chiba (90th + 3) only managed to score the next goal.

Eintracht remains in third place in the table with 26 points. TSG Hoffenheim could move within two points with a win at Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. With the victory, Leipzig took another step towards staying in the league. The Saxons are ninth with 13 points.

Werder’s captain Hausicke tore a cruciate ligament

Werder Bremen lost 0:3 (0:3) against SC Freiburg – and will also have to do without captain Lina Hausicke in the coming months. The midfielder suffered a torn cruciate ligament in her right knee, the club announced on Saturday evening.

In the table, the Freiburg women, for whom Samantha Steuerwald (33rd), Lisa Kolb (36th) and Eileen Campbell (50th) scored the goals, are getting closer to their opponents from Bremen. Freiburg in seventh place is only separated by one point from Werder in fifth place.