2-0 win against Leverkusen
With a convincing performance, 1. FC Köln beat Bayer 04 Leverkusen with a score of 2-0 (1-0). Yuya Osako gave FC the lead (9’) in a dominant first half, which also saw Leverkusen’s Alario sent off for violent conduct. After the break, Simon Zoller’s lofted effort decided the match and took FC out of the last place in the standings.
1. FC Köln will host Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the RheinEnergieSTADION on Sunday. FC will look to secure points ahead of the upcoming international break.
“This team is still alive”
1. FC Köln will host Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the RheinEnergieSTADION on Sunday. On Friday’s press conference, FC head coach Stefan Ruthenbeck spoke about the upcoming fixture.
“Become more aggressive”
Thursday featured the latest training session for 1. FC Köln in preparation of Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Cologne derby in the Cup final
To celebrate the 70th birthday of the club, a look back at the respective decades of the club will be released each Thursday on fc.de. The 80s featured an appearance in a major European Cup final and a trophy against a local rival.
Looking ahead to Leverkusen
Just one day after the bitter loss in Bremen and the FC players were back on the training ground.
Osako’s goal not enough
1. FC Köln lost their away game against SV Werder Bremen with a score of 1-3 (0-1). Werder’s Milos Veljkovic gave the hosts the lead in an eventless first half. Yuya Osako equalized just after the start of the second half, but Milot Rashica and Marcel Eggestein decided the match for the hosts with goals of their own.
“We will be bold”
1. FC Köln will travel north on Monday night to face SV Werder Bremen. FC head coach Stefan Ruthenbeck spoke about the upcoming fixture at Sunday’s press conference.
Monday Night Football
1. FC Köln will play on the road at the Weserstadion on Monday to face SV Werder Brmen. FC will have to be wary against a team that is starting to regain good form.