Heidenheim - St. Pauli

Germany: 2. Bundesliga
Heidenheim T. Mohr (4), T. Kleindienst (85)
Voith-Arena2-4
St. Pauli G. Burgstaller (55), M. Dittgen (56), G. Burgstaller (60), M. Dittgen (81)
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Tor-Rausch! St. Pauli's impressive run continues

By Jamie Allen

After a win on the road, St. Pauli are now three points clear in the 2. Bundesliga

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St. Pauli have taken advantage of Jahn Regensburg's draw last night with an impressive 2:4 victory away at Heidenheim.


The win now puts the boys in brown three points clear at the summit of the 2. Bundesliga.

The game at the Voith-Arena started in poor fashion for Pauli who found themselves a goal down after 4 minutes courtesy of a Tobias Mohr goal.

The closely-contested first half suggested that it may be a struggle for Pauli to turn it around. However, in the 55th minute, St. Pauli found a way back into the game with a goal from Guido Burgstaller.

It was from here that the heavens opened and St. Pauli found themselves 1:2 up just a minute later. Maximilian Dittgen this time put the ball beyond the Heidenheim keeper.

The boys in brown weren't finished there, however. Four minutes on and Burgstellar got his second and Pauli's third of the game. Three goals in just five minutes!


From then on, it was Pauli dominating most of the ball. They again found the onion bang thanks to Dittgen once more.

Heidenheim mounted a late rally a scored a consolation five minutes from time.

It's this clinical nature that puts St. Pauli top of the 2. Bundesliga and three points clear of the chasing pack. The boys in brown travel to Dresden next for a DFB Pokal clash before heading to Bremen in the league.




Heidenheim
(3-5-2)
1Kevin Müller
5Oliver Hüsing
6Patrick Mainka (C)
30Norman Theuerkauf
2Marnon Busch
16Kevin Sessa ↩72
3Jan Schöppner ↩72
20Dzenis Burnic ↩64
29Tobias Mohr
24Christian Kühlwetter ↩46
9Stefan Schimmer ↩64
Bench
22Vitus Eicher
10Tim Kleindienst ↪64
11Denis Thomalla ↪46
13Robert Leipertz ↪64
15Maurice Malone ↪72
18Marvin Rittmüller
19Jonas Föhrenbach
8Andreas Geipl
17Florian Pick ↪72
St. Pauli
(4-3-1-2)
22Nikola Vasilj
19Luca-Milan Zander
4Philipp Ziereis (C)
18Jakov Medić ↩90
23Leart Paqarada
7Jackson Irvine ↩70
14Afeez Aremu
30Marcel Hartel ↩90
10Christopher Buchtmann ↩46
9Guido Burgstaller ↩80
17Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
Bench
1Dennis Smarsch
16Simon Makienok ↪80
3James Lawrence ↪90
15Marcel Beifus
21Lars Ritzka
25Adam Dźwigała
11Max Dittgen ↪46
20Finn Becker ↪90
26Rico Benatelli ↪70

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