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On the 16th matchday of the 2nd Bundesliga, the duel between SSV Jahn Regensburg and 1. FC Köln will take place on Friday evening in the Continental Arena. The Oberpfälzer are with 22 points in tenth place in the league. On the relegation places, the Jahn has a lead of twelve points, in third place, there are only five counters. For ten games, the team of Achim Beierlorzer is already without defeat. There were four wins and six draws during this period. The Cologne have contrasted a series of four competitive matches without a victory impressive: In the last three games, the Billy goats took nine points and scored 15 goals. Thus, the Effzeh stands with 30 points in second place, one point behind leaders Hamburg. The advantage over the first non-climber is five points.
So far there have been two games between Jahn Regensburg and 1. FC Köln. Both come from the second league season 2012/13. In October 2012, the Effzeh was up to the 87th minute with 0: 2 back in Regensburg. Within six minutes, the Cologne still turned the game and still won 3: 2. The second leg went to Cologne with 2: 1 to the Billy Goats. Here Cologne could score the winning goal in the 87th minute. Will the FC remain without a point loss in the third game against SSV?
Last weekend, the team of Achim Beierlorzer had the FC Erzgebirge Aue ran. The lead of Aue in the 9th minute could equalize the year just three minutes later. After the equalizer, the guests came into play better and better. Fast countermeasures made the Jahn dangerous and forced the home side by high pressing to bad passes. In the end, Regensburg could but no chance to recycle and had to be satisfied with the final score of 1: 1 with one point. Thus, the Oberpfälzer are unbeaten in ten games. The last defeat was on 14 September at home game against Dynamo Dresden. Due to the many draws but you stand in the table only on 10th place.
In the home table, Regensburg is only in 13th place with ten points from seven games. In the domestic Continental Arena, there were two wins, four draws and one defeat this season. Away, it was a bit better for the SSV. 12 of the 22 points were won in the foreign. With this yield, the Jahn is the fourth best away team in the league. The morale on the team of coach Beierlorzer also: With the point in Aue could score for a seventh consecutive time after a deficit still. Jahn captain Marco Grüttner is with eight season hits in third place in the scoring list. Sebastian Nachreiner, Jonas Föhrenbach and Julian Derstroff are not available to Achim Beierlorzer on Friday evening.
On the last matchday, the Billy Goats received the SpVgg Greuther Fürth. From the start the team of coach Markus Anfang played with much control. In the 17th minute Effzeh’s offensive drive was rewarded with the lead. The match was decided with a penalty in the 52nd minute and 3-0 in the 60th minute. Goal scorer Simon Terodde then scored in the 78th minute with his 19th goal of the season to the final score of 4: 0. With 39 goals this season, the Cologne have by far the best offensive in the league. Coach start sets in the storm center on Terodde and Cordoba as well as on Schaub and Drexler on the offensive half positions. But now the team is also working very disciplined against the ball and seems much more stable.
The good defense starts with the work of the offensive players. In the rear, a very flexible triple chain ensures that the Elf in the backward movement appears much more compact and also in the counter-fuse is becoming more reliable. After the low point and the 0: 1 defeat in Hamburg Coach had changed his system to a 3-5-2. Since then, the Billy goats are back on track. In addition, the coach has sharpened the awareness of his pros. This shows through a significantly improved tackling behavior. The Cologne are after HSV, the strongest away team in the league. There have been five wins, one draw and one defeat in strangers. Against Regensburg Cologne is the odds after unsurprisingly the favorite for betting on the upcoming game. Coach start in Regensburg expected to waive Louis Schaub, Benno Schmitz and Marco Höger. Jonas Hector, Lasse Sobiech and Christian Clemens are back in running but can not return to the squad on Friday. Anthony Modeste is not allowed to play yet. The Frenchman is still waiting for FIFA to play.
Regensburg vs FC Koln head to head matches
31.03.13 2BUN FC Koln Regensburg 2 : 1
20.10.12 2BUN Regensburg FC Koln 2 : 3
20.07.12 CF FC Koln Regensburg 2 : 0