1. FC Cologne continues in the race for Europe: “We are allowed to dream”

Anthony Modeste allows the 1st FC Cologne to dream of European Cup. The Frenchman once again made the difference in the victory against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Anthony modests adopted with a blissful “Kölle Alaaf” in the evening, and even Steffen Baumgart was at the moment of success lure a little out of the reserve. “We are allowed to dream and do not want to have little talks,” said the coach of the 1st FC Cologne after this deserved 1: 0 (0: 0) against Eintracht Frankfurt.

With 35 points after 23 games, FC has not only picked up the yield from the preseason at this early stage – at that time he had 33 points at the end of the season – he also stubbornly stays in the race around the European Cup. “If someone had said in summer that we have this yield in mid-February, I do not know how much money you could have gained,” said Baumgart.

While the coach praised the performance of the entire team, they stabbed modests again in the end. The Frenchman made the difference with his hits (84th) – and that, although he has just survived a corona infection and has been replaced in the 61st minute under the jubilation of the fans.

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“This season is with me, but without the team I can not do anything,” said the 33-year-old. 15 Saison deser, he has now in the account, seven times he scored that so important 1: 0. “It’s madness, we work hard, and he’s the thing pure,” said Mark Uth smiling.

“He has great self-confidence, meets week for week and is a guarantee for our victories,” Stressed Timo Horn, who was in the goal for the first time since 21 November again and represented the new Stamenkeeper Marvin Schwäbe, who was because of a corona infection Footery.

Soothing 13 points lead has Cologne to the relegation relegation place, the international places are very closer. “We are about to call new seasonal goals and maybe look up too,” said Interim Cologneschef Jörg Jakobs.

And even Uth said, “Another victory, and we have nothing to do with the descent. Then let’s look up and see how far it goes.”

1. FC Cologne dominates Eintracht Frankfurt

It is aware of everyone in the association that the dreams of Europe are there, Baumgart admitted: “But it happens through points. If we continue points, we will not stop it.”

And it is not to be expected that the FC will soon stop with the points. Cologne controlled against Frankfurt, the game largely controlled, made little chances and had thanks to Joker’s modests earned the better end for himself.

“That’s the difference,” said the konstaried Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner, whose team only fell four points from the past six games and played some promising possibilities miserably: “The modests take advantage of his a chance and is now worn a week by Cologne again Rose Monday. “

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