1. FC Cologne defeated VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga after a Modeste goal

NAfter the late home win, the Cologne team darkened the stadium and celebrated their team at the finals, touched winning goal scorer Anthony Modeste hugged his happy colleagues and wept in the arms of coach Steffen Baumgart. “I lost my papa three years ago on December 19th. And I think my dad was there for me for this campaign, ”said match winner Modeste in an interview with DAZN. “We got 25 points in the first half of the season. But that’s only half the season, now we have to enjoy Christmas first.

The Swabians, plagued by major injury concerns throughout the first half of the season, received a deserved 0: 1 (0: 0) defeat at 1. FC Köln on Sunday evening at the end of the first half of the season and hibernated with 17 points as table-16. Modeste scored the winning goal for Cologne (88th minute), who had previously missed numerous chances. It was the Frenchman’s eleventh goal of the season.

Stuttgart coach Pellegrino Matarazzo stayed there for a few seconds, then he walked past the bench with a disappointed look to clap and disappeared directly into the dressing room. VfB spends Christmas on the relegation pitch of the Bundesliga.

“Today we had the chance to crown the first half of the season – and we did that with the late goal,” said substitute Kingsley Schindler from Cologne. The Stuttgart, on the other hand, are now longing for the complete recovery of their long-injured offensive stars Silas Katompa Mvumpa and Sasa Kalajdzic. Sports director Sven Mislintat also ruled out newcomers in winter with a view to them before the game.




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