🏆 Bundesliga Awards: farewell goals, acrobatics and Alex Popp

It’s almost a shame that this season is coming to an end. With all the great promotions and gameplay moments this weekend, we certainly wish for the same. We’ve summarized the best scenes for you in our awards.

Luck for Lea Schüller, bad luck for Lena Ostermeier. During Bayern’s game at SGS Essen, defender Ostermeier fished a Schüller shot out of goal with an overhead kick. But the goal mattered. You couldn’t see exactly in front of the screen if the ball had been behind the line. But the referee scored the goal. Even though it cost the women of Essen the draw, there is a price for Ostermaier. Because this commitment and the acrobatics were worth the detour and attested to SGS Essen to have given everything.

Your contract has not been extended at VfL Wolfsburg. Pauline Bremer impressively shows this week that she might have deserved it. First she scored the decisive goal in London to propel Wolfsburg into the UEFA Women’s Champions League final, then added a Bundesliga brace against Cologne. This should make it difficult for VfL to say goodbye to the national player. By the way: It is not yet officially known where Bremen will go after the season.

Pauline Bremer celebrates her goal.

Thomas Gerstner was allowed to celebrate over the weekend. His MSV Duisburg players took a big step to stay in the league with a 2-0 win over Meppen. The coach, who came to replace Nico Schneck just a few weeks ago, already has experience of it. With Duisburg, he already secured himself three times in the past before MSV 2021 were relegated. Now, the fourth relegation could follow. The first three points for that are in the account, against SC Freiburg on the next matchday, the next ones could follow.

A Wolfsburg game without a goal from Alexandra Popp’s header? Hard to imagine. When the captain isn’t dealing with a calf injury, she’s almost always on hand. Also at the weekend there was a header from Poppi, which extended his lead in the top scorers list. She is already five goals behind teammate Ewa Pajor, who couldn’t catch up this time due to a cold. Bayern Munich’s Lea Schüller also scored, but she is still six goals behind. Who else can stop Alex Popp?

It was really fun, even though the weather spoke a different language. In wind and weather, TSG Hoffenheim showed a very good game against Turbine Potsdam. With solid combinations and movements, the Hoffenheim side succeeded time and time again in front of the Potsdam goal. And a player in blue was always right. Whether Melissa Kössler or Ereleta Memeti: the joy of playing seemed contagious. Stephan Lerch couldn’t fault his team, he did everything right.

Ereleta Memeti cheers in the constant rain.