- Diamantakos scores twice in Karlsruhe win.
- Secures a third successive home victory.
- Both teams safely in mid-table.
Dimitris Diamantakos scored twice as Karlsruher SC beat neighbours SV Sandhausen 3-0 on Monday to record a third successive home win.
After a tense, closely-fought first half, Diamantakos opened the scoring with 22 minutes left before Grischa Prömel doubled their advantage on 84 minutes.
Diamantakos struck again four minutes later to lift Markus Kauczinski’s men into seventh with Sandhausen 12th, ten points clear of the bottom three with two games left.