Bad news comming from Mannheim – Mikael Appelgren had a tendon injury in his left shoulder sustained during training forced the Swedish national goalkeeper to undergo an operation, which went well. Nevertheless, Rhein-Neckar Löwen will probably have to do without him until the end of the year.
In addition to Andreas Palicka, Rhein-Neckar Löwen have also drawn on David Späth from their own third division reserve and the JBLH team in the competitive games against TTH Holstebro and TVB Stuttgart in recent weeks.
“The Lions” won the LIQUI MOLY Bundesliga openner against TVB Stuttgart 30:20. The team leaded by Martin Schwalb is facing Ludwigshafen away at Tuesday in Bundesliga second round.