With Dieter Hecking's comeback as a coach after 32 months, luck has returned to the second division soccer team 1. FC Nürnberg.
In a weak basement duel with bottom-placed SV Sandhausen, the Franconians won 1-0 (0-0) in the 86th minute with a penalty kick converted by Kwadwo Duah and inflicted the fifth defeat in a row on the guests, who were coached for the first time by new coach Tomas Oral to.
Paderborn only a draw
SC Paderborn missed the jump to third place in the table and after four wins in a row has to be content with a point-sharp draw. The East Westphalians, who provide the best attack in the league, did not get more than 1-1 (1-0) at Holstein Kiel and remain in fourth place with 39 points behind 1. FC Heidenheim (40). Maximilian Rohr (31st minute) gave the guests a 1-0 lead with his first second division goal, Fabian Reese equalized with a converted hand penalty (66th) to make it 1-1 for Kiel.
FCK celebrates victory
The pursuers 1. FC Kaiserslautern (38) and Fortuna Düsseldorf (35) celebrated three points and remain in wait. Scorer Terrence Boyd (22nd) with his eleventh goal of the season and Philipp Hercher (66th) and Kevin Kraus (69th) with a brace led the Palatinate to a 3-1 (1-0) win against SpVgg after two defeats in a row Greuther Fuerth.
The strong team from Düsseldorf defeated Eintracht Braunschweig 3-1 on Friday evening. "It wasn't our most stable performance, but we worked a lot," said Fortuna coach Daniel Thioune.