German football

1. FC Cologne – Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2: 0: double red and Cordoba! Effzeh celebrates first victory since October – Transgaming

by: Adam Smith

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1. FC Cologne ended up in the derby the much needed relief. In the 63rd Rhineland duel in the Bundesliga against Bayer Leverkusen, FC defeated the rival 2-0 (0-0) and celebrated their first victory in almost two months.

Following the season's third success and the first under new coach Markus Gisdol, FC now have eleven points and boosted their confidence in the relegation battle.

Substitute Jhon Cordoba (73rd) took the lead with his goal – the goal is counted after being checked by the video assistant. Defender Sebastiaan Bornauw (84th) lifted himself a little later with a head.