The anticipation of the Cologne return to the European stage was great. 5 years after the Europa League participation, the initial leg in the Europa Conference League-play-offs got on and also in fact ran versus the Hungarian agent Feherr FC according to strategy.

Dietz brings FC on program

After 14 mins, 1st FC Köln, in which compared to the 2-2 in Leipzig Chabot, Schmitz and Pedersen for Kilian, Ehizibue and also Martel, already led 1-0 via Dietz, that after a lovely Pass from Ljubicic first Shabanov and also Then let Larsen enter into the gap prior to he completed the lead.

area of area changes whatever

With an originally extremely protective 5-4-1, Fehervar was always saucy, Cologne defensively progressively unconfident. Train Steffen Baumgart in fact desired to reinforce the facility with Hector-the captain, that had given his affordable debut exactly ten years back, had to outnumber his left-back placement once again.

ZivziVadze heads in front of Hüber to 1-1. Imago/Beautiful Sports

Only 6 mins later the Cologne psychological globe was currently very different: Hüber’s prolonged a lengthy sphere unhappily, Chabot brought ex-Herthan Dardai as the last guy before the fine area and had to go from the square with the red card (20th).

Fehervar turns the game

This modification brought no safety. The Cologneers acted partly, the ranges were too huge therefore Fehervar turned up an increasing number of. If Bamgboye Dardai hadn’t stolen the ball off the foot, the equalization may have currently fallen (31st), Zivzivadze dropped just a minute later (32nd).

Fehervar was now as transformed up, Cologne remained to have accessibility, as well as nearly nothing moved forward. The guests, in which the striking Dardai repeatedly pressed into open areas as well as scored in such a remarkable fashion to 2: 1 (40th).

Fehervar pulls back-Maina brings momentum

Although the FC was almost exclusively in the last stage in fifty percent of the guests, inevitably there was inadequate danger in the penalty area-so it remained the slim success of the Hungarian underdog.

In the second round, Fehervar began to focus on defending and play for a while-after the front win, it should go quickly after winning the sphere, however primarily counter scenarios were played out.

The Cologne team needed something, however then came into the video game much better and also better, particularly after Maina’s substitution (60th for Thielmann). The newbie from Hanover was a stimulating component in the formerly fixed Cologne offensive, yet did not hit the round properly from an intense angle (62.) and was unlucky that goalkeeper Kovacs guided his low shot on the article (70th).

  1. FC Köln has to go back to the return leg on Thursday (7 p.m., live! At Cologne).

In the league, Cologne will certainly be visitor at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday (3:30 p.m.). Fehervar does not have to complete versus Ujpest Budapest on Sunday as initially prepared, the video game was held off.

With an originally very defensive 5-4-1, Fehervar was always audacious, Cologne defensively significantly troubled. Train Steffen Baumgart actually wanted to strengthen the facility with Hector-the captain, that had given his competitive launching precisely ten years earlier, had to exceed his left-back setting again. The Cologneers acted partly, the distances were also huge and also so Fehervar came up more and also more. The Cologne team required something, but after that came right into the video game better as well as better, particularly after Maina’s replacement (60th for Thielmann). FC Köln has to go back to the return leg on Thursday (7 p.m., live!