Düsseldorf match reaction

Here is the match reaction following the 1-1 draw for TSG's ten men against Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Markus Babbel: We can be happy with the result because we didn't play like we did with ten men for the whole game. We defended much better after the sending off. It took us a long time to get into the game at the start. We were sleepy and had several problems – up until the red card that is. After that we were good at the back and had some good combination play, but we weren't clinical enough to take the lead.

Norbert Meier: Our team had good organisation throughout the whole game and started really well. Obviously you can't take a strong side like Hoffenheim completely out of the game. Unfortunately the visitors' first chance resulted in the equaliser, but in the end, I think it's a point that is more than deserved. It was important for the team to pick up a point after four defeats in a row.

Marvin Compper: We wanted to win today. But having been sent off after 50 minutes, it's a point gained. We have to solve problems like sending-offs quicker, but of course I have to act better.

Pelle Jensen: We didn't get into the game very well and conceded an early goal. Things got better but after the break, it was like the start of the first half again. It was a great feeling to play. The lads made it easy for me: ahead of the game as well as during it.

Tim Wiese: I think we would have won today's game with 11 players, but with ten men it was difficult to apply pressure going forward. A draw was a fair result. After the win against Schalke and the draw today, there's a bit of an away run building that we want to stretch.

Kevin Volland: We didn't get stuck in during the first half, but things got better in the second. Of course, we were aware that Düsseldorf can be dangerous. We conceded yet another goal from a set-piece, so we have to start getting tighter to our man, but we established some morale today.

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