Five games to go, it’s crunchtime
With the 2. Bundesliga coming to a close, there remains five games to settle who will be making the leap up to the Bundesliga next season. With seven teams in with a reasonable chance of doing so, it’s time to cast an eye over their run-ins and who could pose the most danger to FC’s place at the top of the table.
Nikolas Nartey: Six seconds to remember
Scientifically, a moment lasts up to six seconds. It's the time when eyes are open all the time. This season, Nikolas Nartey experienced a special six seconds.
Anfang: We must win our games
FC head coach, Markus Anfang spoke after the 1:1 draw against Hamburger SV over his substitutions, the reactions of the fans and predictions.
Drexler: “We were too passive in the second-half”
After the 1:1 draw against Hamburger SV, NetCologne FC-TV spoke with Marco Höger, Markus Anfang and Dominick Drexler.
Spoils shared as FC draw with HSV
1. FC Köln played out a hard-fought 1:1 draw with Hamburger SV on Monday evening at the RheinEnergieSTADION. A Dominick Drexler strike looked to have been the difference, but a late effort from Manuel Wintzheimer meant the spoils were shared.
FC results from the weekend
FC Frauen rounded off the weekend with a huge win in the promotion battle, but there was plenty of action before that. The under-21s drew with Wattenscheid, the under-19s lost in Aachen and the under-17s earned a comfortable victory.
Timo Horn: We want it more than anything
On Monday evening, 1. FC Köln continue the promotion battle against Hamburger SV. Timo Horn speaks his mind on fc.de about the upcoming clash, waking up at the right time, his personal goals - and sausages.
Höger: “We must show a different face”
FC player, Marco Höger spoke about the upcoming game against Hamburger SV, the four goals conceded against Duisburg and the heart attack suffered by Markus Anfang’s father.
Preview ahead of the home game against HSV
It doesn’t get much bigger than this. The two biggest clubs in the league going head-to-head as first and second in the midst of the promotion battle. That is just the case as 1. FC Köln and Hamburger SV meet on Monday night, with both knowing a win would be a huge step forward to achieving the respective goals this season.