FCK are also looking to the 2nd division: Magdeburg are almost promoted after a nine-goal spectacle

FCK also switched to the second division
Magdeburg almost risen after a nine-goal spectacle

Four goals in eight minutes: 1. FC Magdeburg struggled against relegation candidates SC Verl in a wild third division game, but won 5-4 shortly before the end and is about to be promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga. FC Kaiserslautern wins in front of a record crowd despite a red card.

1. FC Magdeburg is about to be promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga. The third division leaders won a wild game at relegation candidates SC Verl in Paderborn 5: 4 (2: 1) and now has 69 points on the account. Tatsuya Ito (88th) scored the winning goal for the guests.

In the second Sunday game, 1. FC Kaiserslautern won the derby against 1. FC Saarbrücken in front of 46,895 fans on the Betzenberg 3:1 (1:0), although the Red Devils from the 45th minute after the red card for defender Kevin Kraus because of had to play outnumbered due to gross foul play.

Daniel Hanslik (17th) scored the opening goal for the Palatinate after Terrence Boyd missed a penalty kick. Tobias Jänicke (48th) equalized. Terrence Boyd (57th) and Kenny Redondo (65th) let the FCK fans cheer and turned the Betze into a madhouse.

The gap between Lauterer and FCM in second place is six points. Third-placed Eintracht Braunschweig is eight points behind the leader. The Sachsen-Anhaltiners last played in the 2nd division in 2018/19. After the death of their former goalscorer Joachim Streich on Saturday, FCM wore black armbands and there was a minute’s silence before the game.

Cyrill Akono (6th) brought the table 17th. from Verl in the lead, but Jan-Luca Schuler (18th) and Tobias Müller (32nd) turned the game around. It was back and forth in the second half. Amara Conde (51′) made it 3-1 for the guests with a pass from the all-time top scorer in the 3rd division, Baris Atik, but Ron Berlinski (56′) and Lukas Petkov (58′) equalized for Verl. Raphael Obermair (61st) made it 4: 3 for FCM, Berlinski (64th) scored the 4: 4 equalizer for the hosts in a crazy game. But then Ito made the decision shortly before the end.

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