With a bang, SV Elversberg took the lead in the 3rd soccer league. The promoted team beat 1860 Munich 4-1 (3-0) in the top game and knocked the lions off the top. TSV 1860 suffered their first defeat of the season on the eighth match day.
Jannik Rochelt (13′), Lukas Pinckert (27′) and Thore Jacobsen (34′, penalty kick) provided three goals within 21 minutes for clear conditions in the first half in favor of the Saarlanders, who eliminated Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen in the DFB Cup had. Luca Schnellbacher (71′) made it 4-0 before Joseph Boyamba (78′) scored the consolation goal for Munich. Elversberg and the sixties each have 19 points.
1. FC Saarbrücken won 6-0 (3-0) at newly promoted SpVgg Bayreuth and moved up to third place with 16 points. Sebastian Jacob (21st/35th/59th), Bone Uaferro (44th), Marvin Cuni (51st) and Julius Biada (87th) scored the goals for the ex-Bundesliga club.
Fourth is SC Freiburg II (16 points) despite the 1:3 (1:1) at SV Wehen Wiesbaden. Lars Kehl (8th) put Breisgau in the lead, Benedict Hollerbach (31st, penalty kick) equalized for SVWW. Kianz Froese (82nd) and Ivan Prtajin (85th) scored the decisive goals for Wehen. Freiburg’s Julian Stark saw the yellow-red card for repeated foul play (60th).
FC Ingolstadt defeated Waldhof Mannheim 1-0 (0-0). Mannheim’s Marco Höger (Mannheim) saw the red card after an emergency brake (67th). Tobias Bech (69th) then made the decision for the Schanzer.
Viktoria Köln missed a 2-0 lead in the 2-2 (1-0) against Halleschen FC. Borussia Dortmund II lost to newly promoted VfB Oldenburg 1:2 (0:1).
When their new coach Tobias Schweinsteiger made his home debut, VfL Osnabrück stopped the downward trend in sport on Friday. After six games without a win, the Lower Saxony defeated newly promoted Rot-Weiss Essen 1-0 (1-0).