2016–17 Eintracht Braunschweig season

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Eintracht Braunschweig
2016–17 season
Chairman Sebastian Ebel
Manager Torsten Lieberknecht
Stadium Eintracht-Stadion, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony
2. Bundesliga 3rd
DFB-Pokal Lost in 1st round
Top goalscorer League: Domi Kumbela (13 goals)
All: Domi Kumbela (13 goals)
Highest home attendance 23,325
Lowest home attendance 19,630
Average home league attendance 21,430
Home colours
Away colours

The 2016–17 Eintracht Braunschweig season is the 123rd season in the club's football history. In 2016–17 the club plays in the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier of German football.

Review and events[edit]

The 2016–17 season of Eintracht Braunschweig began on 27 June 2016 with their first training session.[1] For this season, the club wore a special anniversary crest, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the club's 1966–67 Bundesliga title.[2]

The draw for the first round of the 2016–17 DFB-Pokal happened on 18 June and paired Braunschweig with fellow 2. Bundesliga team Würzburger Kickers.[3]

On 20 July 2016, the team headed for a nine-day-long pre-season training camp in Herxheim bei Landau/Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate.[4]

On 15 January 2017, the team headed for a week-long winter training camp in Mijas, Province of Málaga, Spain.[5]

Matches and results[edit]

Legend[edit]

  Win   Tie   Loss

Friendly matches[edit]

2. Bundesliga[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 VfB Stuttgart (C, P) 34 21 6 7 63 37 +26 69 Promotion to Bundesliga
2 Hannover 96 (P) 34 19 10 5 51 32 +19 67
3 Eintracht Braunschweig 34 19 9 6 50 36 +14 66 Qualification to promotion play-offs
4 Union Berlin 34 18 6 10 51 39 +12 60
5 Dynamo Dresden 34 13 11 10 53 46 +7 50
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 19 9 6 50 36  +14 66 13 3 1 35 17  +18 6 6 5 15 19  −4

Source: Bundesliga

Results by round[edit]

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
GroundHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAH
ResultWWWWWLWDWWLDDWLWDDLDDWDWWWDWLWWWLW
Position2211111111111121123344443232422233
Source: Bundesliga
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Promotion play-offs[edit]

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

DFB-Pokal[edit]

Squad[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 31 January 2017[6]

Squad Season 2016–17
No. Player Nat. Birthday at BTSV since previous club League matches League goals Cup matches Cup goals Play-off matches Play-off goals
Goalkeepers
1 Marcel Engelhardt German 5 Apr 1993 2015 Youth system 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Jasmin Fejzić Bosnian 15 May 1986 2015 VfR Aalen 34 0 1 0 2 0
Defenders
3 Saulo Decarli Swiss 4 Feb 1992 2014 Livorno 28 2 0 0 2 0
4 Joseph Baffo Swedish 7 Nov 1992 2015 Halmstads BK 15 0 1 0 0 0
5 Gustav Valsvik Norwegian 26 May 1993 2016 Strømsgodset 29 0 1 0 2 0
17 Phil Ofosu-Ayeh Ghanaian 15 Sep 1991 2015 VfR Aalen 16 1 1 0 0 0
19 Ken Reichel German 19 Dec 1986 2007 Hamburger SV II 32 7 1 0 2 0
24 Maximilian Sauer German 15 May 1994 2014 Youth system 15 0 0 0 2 0
25 Marcel Correia (captain) Portuguese 16 May 1989 2011 1. FC Kaiserslautern II 15 0 0 0 0 0
26 Michael Schulze German 13 Jan 1989 01/17 Youth system 1 0 0 0 0 0
27 Niko Kijewski German 28 Mar 1996 2015 Youth system 7 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
6 Quirin Moll German 21 Jan 1991 2016 Dynamo Dresden 29 0 1 0 1 0
8 Adam Matuszczyk Polish 14 Feb 1989 2015 1. FC Köln 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Julius Biada German 3 Nov 1992 2016 Fortuna Köln 21 3 1 0 0 0
10 Mirko Boland German 23 Apr 1987 01/09 MSV Duisburg II 27 3 1 0 2 0
11 Jan Hochscheidt German 4 Oct 1987 2013 FC Erzgebirge Aue 13 0 1 0 2 0
12 Nik Omladič Slovenian 21 Aug 1989 01/15 Olimpija Ljubljana 25 2 1 0 2 0
21 Patrick Schönfeld German 21 Jun 1989 2015 FC Erzgebirge Aue 17 0 1 0 2 0
22 Salim Khelifi Swiss 26 Jan 1994 01/14 Lausanne-Sport 18 1 1 0 1 0
23 Onel Hernández German 1 Feb 1993 2016 VfL Wolfsburg II 34 5 0 0 2 0
30 Hendrick Zuck German 21 Jul 1990 2014 SC Freiburg 17 0 1 0 1 0
Strikers
7 Domi Kumbela Congolese 20 Apr 1984 01/16 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 33 13 1 0 1 0
15 Christoffer Nyman Swedish 5 Oct 1992 2016 IFK Norrköping 31 11 0 0 2 0
20 Suleiman Abdullahi Nigerian 10 Dec 1996 2016 Viking 13 1 0 0 1 0
34 Phillip Tietz German 9 Jul 1997 01/16 Youth system 2 0 0 0 1 0
No longer at the club
18 Orhan Ademi Swiss 28 Oct 1991 2012 SC Rheindorf Altach 1 0 0 0 0 0
Last updated: 31 May 2017

Transfers[edit]

Summer[edit]

Winter[edit]

Management and coaching staff[edit]

Since 12 May 2008 Torsten Lieberknecht is the manager of Eintracht Braunschweig.

Position Staff
Manager Torsten Lieberknecht
Assistant manager Darius Scholtysik
Assistant manager/athletic trainer Jürgen Rische
Goalkeeping coach Alexander Kunze
Sporting director Marc Arnold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Planungen für die Sommerpause" (in German). eintracht.com. 6 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Eintracht startet in die Jubiläumssaison" (in German). eintracht.com. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  3. ^ "1. Runde: Jena gegen Bayern, Trier vs. BVB". kicker (in German). 19 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Start ins Sommer-Trainingslager" (in German). eintracht.com. 20 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Eine Woche Mijas Costa" (in German). eintracht.com. 15 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Eintracht Braunschweig" (in German). kicker.de. 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Eintracht verpflichtet Gustav Valsvik" [Eintracht signs Gustav Valsvik] (in German). eintracht.com. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Braunschweig: Moll kommt an die Hamburger Straße" [Braunschweig: Moll comes to the Hamburger Straße] (in German). kicker. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Fix! Biada unterschreibt in Braunschweig" [Done! Biada signs in Braunschweig] (in German). kicker. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Löwen verpflichten Christoffer Nyman" [Lions sign Christoffer Nyman] (in German). eintracht.com. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  11. ^ "Eintracht Braunschweig verpflichtet Abdullahi" [Eintracht Braunschweig signs Abdullahi]. eintracht.com (in German). Eintracht Braunschweig. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Eintracht verpflichtet Onel Hernández" [Eintracht signs Onel Hernández]. eintracht.com (in German). 2 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Vrancic wechselt zum Halleschen FC" [Vrancic transfers to Hallescher FC]. kicker.de (in German). 2 June 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Ademi geht nach Österreich" [Ademi moves to Austria]. eintracht.com (in German). 31 August 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  15. ^ "Julius Düker wechselt zum 1. FC Magdeburg" [Julius Düker transfers to 1. FC Magdeburg]. eintracht.com. 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  16. ^ "Carl Zeiss Jena verstärkt sich mit Slamar" [Carl Zeiss Jena adds Slamar]. kicker.de. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  17. ^ "Pfitzner verlässt Komfortzone Braunschweig" [Pfitzner leaves comfort zone Braunschweig]. Kicker Online (in German). 23 June 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  18. ^ "SC verpflichtet Braunschweigs Gikiewicz" [SC signs Braunschweig's Gikiewicz] (in German). kicker. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  19. ^ "Vertrag mit Markus Unger verlängert" [Contract with Markus Unger extended] (in German). eintracht.com. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  20. ^ ""Ideal für Mainz": 05 holt Braunschweigs Holtmann" ["Ideal for Mainz": 05 gets Braunschweig's Holtmann] (in German). kicker. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  21. ^ "Mads Hvilsom wechselt zu Esbjerg fB" [Mads Hvilsom moves to Esbjerg fB] (in German). eintracht.com. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

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