ALL SQUARE IN BOCHUM DRESS REHEARSAL
FC St. Pauli were held to a 1-1 draw by VfL Bochum on Wednesday evening. Sami Allagui gave Markus Kauczinski's side the lead with a smart 12th minute strike, only for Johannes Wurtz to head the equaliser eight minutes later in front of 2,823 spectators at the Millerntor.
KAUCZINSKI TAKES STOCK: “TRAINING CAMP A BIG STEP FORWARD”
The club’s ten-day training camp at Alhaurin el Grande in southern Spain came to an end on Friday. Head coach Markus Kauczinski returned to Hamburg with lots of positive impressions. In this interview the 47-year-old talks about...
BOUHADDOUZ GOAL SEES OFF TIANJIN
One day before the end of their winter training camp the Boys in Brown defeated Tianjin Quanjian 1-0 in the second warm-up game in Spain. Striker Aziz Bouhaddouz got the only goal for Markus Kauczinski's side, who gave little away away at the back to claim a deserved victory.
EARLY SOBOTA STRIKE NOT ENOUGH TO PREVENT 3-1 DEFEAT BY WOLFSBURG
FC St. Pauli lost the first of the three friendlies scheduled for the winter break, going down 3-1 to VfL Wolfsburg in Marbella on Friday afternoon. Waldemar Sobota gave the Boys in Brown an early lead but the Wolves turned the game round with goals by Jeffrey Bruma, Victor Osimhen and Daniel Didavi.
"THE FANS GOT US OVER THE LINE TODAY" – THE POST-MATCH REACTION
The sense of relief in the St. Pauli camp was huge. Four months after their last home win, the Boys in Brown finally brought a winless run of eight games to an end. The mood in the mixed zone was correspondingly buoyant.