Cologne is obviously keen on Europe!
3: 1 in the derby in Gladbach – and that two days after coach Steffen Baumgart (50) announced Europe. “If we can, let’s attack internationally! Let’s call it out, let’s go,” he said.
Baumgart not only on course for Europe – but also with a historic triumph. Two derby wins against Gladbach in one season (first leg 4-1) only three Cologne coaches, most recently 32 years ago Christoph Daum (1989/90: 2-0 and 3-0), before that twice Rinus Michels.
After just 4:49 minutes, Modeste put Cologne in the lead. Long ball from Uth from Kainz, which puts the ball flat through Lainer’s legs and into the middle. Modeste tunnels Beyer – and stops his little crisis of five games without a goal.
The Frenchman only turned 34 on Thursday and invites his teammates to dinner next week. Now there’s another reason to celebrate…
Modeste does it, Kainz can do it!
20 minutes: Great play by Cologne via Skhiri, Kainz, Özcan, Ljubicic and Uth. In the end, Kainz is there, pushes the ball in to make it 2-0.
Kainz can do it, Ljubicic laughs!
34 minutes: Kainz has the ball in front of Ginter. Uth knocks out the entire Gladbach defense with a pass. Ljubicic hits the corner flat, beams!
Only Embolo scores late to connect (85th). After four games without defeat, a relapse into the worst times of this Gladbach cucumber season. The team of trainer Adi Hütter is partly presented by the Cologne team,
The second derby defeat is the next low point.