Derbies usually have enough explosiveness. But this increases again when the rivals come from the same city. With correspondingly high tension, the second division duel between FC St. Pauli and Hamburger SV, which will take place on Wednesday evening, is expected.
The last meeting of both clubs is a good six months back. At that time, HSV triumphed at Millerntor 4-0, but the then Elf is not much left. In Rick van, Drongelen and Khaled Narey are expected to be only two HSV professionals in the starting eleven on Monday, who had fiercely celebrated on 10 March but then had the Bundesliga promotion playful yet frivolous.
St. Pauli – HSV on TV: live images only in the payment offer
Football fans who want to follow the game of the Hanseatic city life will be happy today only with the pay-TV Sky. From 7.30 pm, the station enters the transmission with preliminary reports, and the game itself is then kicked off at 20.30. In addition to the standard TV program, the station will also offer the game as a live stream on Sky Go.
After the events in March, as the match was after several incidents with pyrotechnics in front of the demolition, both clubs hope that this time it is more civilized between two rival fan camps. “Then this derby also gets the frame it deserves,” said Alexander Meier, who played for both clubs in his career and was still on the pitch for St. Pauli in March. The striker is the particular importance of the meeting of the two clubs so unequal all the more conscious. “Especially in the second league, it’s the game with the greatest appeal, so it would not have been a problem to sell 100,000 cards, which says a lot about the importance,” said Meier. The sold-out Millerntor Stadium offers only 29,546 spectators space.