The hosts had the first big opportunity in the 6th minute when Seguin unpacked the hammer from 30 meters and welded the leather to the crossbar. In the 16th minute of the game Hunt just missed the Fürth box with a shot from the right in the penalty area.
The shamrocks were then better in the game, but Leistner was just able to block a promising finish from Seguin. In the 41st minute Hunt pulled a free kick to the right corner, which Bauer was able to clear just before the line. In stoppage time in the first half, however, the lead for Hamburg when Narey pushed the ball past Burchert into the goal after Terodde passed through. So we went into the cabins with a tour. HSV also came out of the locker room well, had a good chance in the 46th minute through Heyer, who aimed just wide from 16 meters. But then the Rothosen got outnumbered when in the 53rd minute Leistner was the last man to stop Nielsen, who was hurrying towards the goal, with a foul - a smooth red card for the defender. As a result, Fürth had the ball to himself and pushed for the equalizer, but Ulreich was able to fend off Ernst's header on his debut for the new employer. In the 69th minute, the substitute smock came free in the penalty area, but did not bring enough power behind the shot. Substitute Leweling met in the 73rd minute to allegedly equalize, but had committed a handball in advance and the goal did not count. In the 75th minute, Heyer steered a Fürth flank to the outer post of his own box, Ulreich would have been beaten. In the 85th minute, Green tried it with a free kick from 16 meters, but Hamburg's keeper parried brilliantly. In the end, HSV was outnumbered over time and is now the leader of the table, while Fürth slips to 14th place. In the parallel games of the 2nd Bundesliga, Karlsruher SC won 3-0 against SV Sandhausen and Eintracht Braunschweig won 2-1 against VfL Bochum.