The battle for promotion
After the international break, 1. FC Köln begin the most intense phase in the battle for promotion in order to return to the Bundesliga. Time for a look at the sides in the running.
FC lose Paderborn friendly
1. FC Köln fell to a 5:3 defeat against SC Paderborn 07 on Thursday afternoon. Louis Schaub scored a brace in the friendly, with Jhon Cordoba also on the scoresheet.
The day at FC: Terodde watches on
Amongst those who were watching 1. FC Köln’s training on Wednesday was a familiar face. Simon Terodde was back at Geißbockheim and watched on as his team-mates put in the hard work.
Sobiech about the end of the season
2. Bundesliga is heading into its decisive phase. FC’s Lasse Sobiech spoke on Tuesday after training, discussing the end of the season, the current run of form and the battle for promotion.
Monday against HSV and Fürth
The German Football League (DFL) have confirmed the dates and times for Matchdays 29 to 32 on Tuesday afternoon. The DFL also confirmed the date for the game against MSV Duisburg.