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Test matches: Bochum slips up – Hertha and Cologne clearly win



Test matches: Bochum slips up - Hertha and Cologne clearly win

Mixed test match record for a Bundesliga quartet: VfL Bochum had to admit defeat from second division club SC Paderborn, and FC Augsburg also only managed a draw against SV Sandhausen. On the other hand, Hertha BSC and 1. FC Köln celebrated clear victories.

In Bochum’s 2-0 (1-0) defeat, Florent Muslija (40′) and Jannis Heuer (58′) scored for the hosts, who were in good shape a week before the start of the 2nd Bundesliga season.

In the 5-1 (1-0) win, Hertha only scored the opening goal when Davie Selke whistle for the break (45′ + 2′), in the second round Luca Wollschläger (59′, 61′), Dodi Lukebakio (77′) and Myziane Maolida (81st) after. Dennis Slamar scored to make it 1: 3 for the hosts (67th).

1. FC Köln secured an unchallenged 4-0 (2-0) victory against the Austrian second division champions Austria Lustenau. U23 strikers Florian Dietz (3rd) and Florian Kainz (16th) gave coach Steffen Baumgart’s team a comfortable lead early on after a cross from full-back Kingsley Ehizibue, Anthony Modeste (74th) and Tim Lemperle (86th) scored in the final phase the other hits.

FC Augsburg did not get past 1-1 (1-0) against SV Sandhausen. The lead by Daniel Caligiuri (37′) was equalized by Matej Pulkrab (84′) in the closing stages for the second division side.