2007/08 Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin vs. Energie Cottbus

Saturday, October 6, 2007

October 6, 2007 15:30
Hertha Berlin 0–0 Energie Cottbus Olympic Stadium, Berlin
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Markus Schmidt
Gilberto Booked after 31 minutes 31'
Dardai Substituted off after 46 minutes 46'
Chahad Substituted off after 46 minutes 46'
Grahn Substituted on after 46 minutes 46'
Ebert Substituted on after 46 minutes 46'
Lima Substituted off after 64 minutes 64'
Okoronkwo Substituted on after 64 minutes 64'
Match Report Booked after 58 minutes 58' Rost
Booked after 59 minutes 59' Rangelov
Substituted off after 71 minutes 71' Sörensen
Substituted on after 71 minutes 71' Rivic
Booked after 82 minutes 82' Mitreski
Booked after 90 minutes 90' Bassila
Substituted off after 90'+2 minutes 90'+2' Rangelov
Substituted on after 90'+2 minutes 90'+2' Ziebig

Hertha striker Marko Pantelic missed from the penalty spot when his 90th minute penalty hit the crossbar as Hertha drew 0-0 at home to winless Energie Cottbus. The draw gave Cottbus their first away point of the season.

Gilberto moved to the left of midfield in the place of Lucio. Pal Dardai returned, while Sofian Chahed was preferred Tobias Grahn in right of midfield.

The game began in a cautious manner and it was the Energie Cottbus who created the first chance in the 20th minute, as Dimitar Rangelov tested Hertha keeper Jaroslav Drobny with a free kick from just outside the penalty area. Hertha Berlin got it's 1st chance in the 35th minute. However, Pantelic was ruled offside. Hertha dominated most of the game.

In the final minute, match referee Schmidt pointed to the penalty spot. Marko Pantelic struck his spot kick against the crossbar and out of danger! that was it. Bundesliga takes a two week break because of international fixtures. On October 20th, Hertha travel to Werder Bremen for round 10.