Fürth - A vastly improved second-half performance wasn't enough for SpVgg Greuther Fürth to avoid sharing the spoils in a goalless draw with SV Sandhausen.

Knowing a win would move them above their hosts in the Bundesliga 2 standings, Sandhausen enjoyed the more promising start. The visitors twice squandered golden opportunities to break the deadlock before half time with Andrew Wooten first firing over from a neat knock-down, before failing to beat Wolfgang Hesl from the spot after Manuel Stiefler was felled inside the area, as the deadlock remained in tact at the break.

Fürth head coach Frank Kramer appeared to have found the right words for his side, who had failed to register a shot on goal in the entire first half. Zsolt Korcsmar twice went close to an opener for the hosts, before Hesl had to produce a save at full stretch to turn away Leart Paqarada's curling free-kick at the other end. Kacper Przybylko and Alexander Bieler exchanged misses from five yards out, but in the end neither side was able to produce a winner.

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