The 1. FC Cologne has cashed in after five Wins in a row in the last game of the year, a surprising setback, and to jump to the top of the 2. Bundesliga missed. The Team of coach Markus at the beginning of lost to the VfL Bochum 2:3 (1:1) and missed it, Hamburger SV in the first place.

in Front of 50,000 spectators in the sold-out Cologne Arena, both Teams benefited, initially, from gifts of the opponent. Lukas Hinterseer used already in the first Minute a mistake by Rafael Czichos 1:0 Simon Terodde (24. Minute) resembled to a hair-raising bad pass from Danilo Soares. After the break, the guests presented themselves effectively and took advantage of the opportunities by Hinterseer (58.) and Sidney Sam (69.) consistently. Marcel Risse (76.) only the connection hit.

Greuther Fürth slowed down under the its descent, missed the relegation candidates SV Sandhausen but a liberating victory. The fürth did not go beyond a a 0:0 and remained for the fourth Time in a row without a goal. Since nine Games without a win sand houses climbed at least until Saturday 15th.


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