1. FC Köln clinched an easy win in their first test of the new season.
Coach Steffen Baumgart’s team won 12-1 (3-1) at the TuS Mondorf state league on Friday, with newcomers Denis Huseinbasic, Linton Maina and Eric Martel also making their way into the top scorers list.
Florian Dietz and Maximilian Schmid from their own offspring also scored twice. The best goal of the day, however, was scored by the hosts: Redwan Abdallah lobbed the ball from 40 meters to level the game.
First victory for Farke
Borussia Mönchengladbach gave their new coach Daniel Farke a win in the first friendly. The Gladbachers prevailed 4: 2 (3: 1) on the Hafenstrasse at the third division promoted Rot-Weiss Essen.
Marcus Thuram with a brace and Alassane Plea with a penalty scored for Gladbach. There was also an own goal from Essen’s Meiko Sponsel.
Augsburg succeeds in the next test match
FC Augsburg, meanwhile, scored another friendly win in preparation for the new season. The team of new coach Enrico Maassen won 5-0 (3-0) against the regional league club VfB Eichstätt.
The goals for Augsburg were scored by Robert Gumny (2), Iago and Felix Götze. Eichstätt also scored an own goal. FCA also won 5-0 in the derby against Schwaben Augsburg three days ago.
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