Dynamo Dresden more than confidently won the home game against Hallesche FC 7:1 (3:0). Meanwhile, SV Elversberg clearly won the prestige duel in the 3rd division in the Saarland derby at 1. FC Saarbrücken.
Stefan Kutschke (9th), Christian Conteh (42nd) and Ahmet Arslan (45th + 1) ensured clear Dynamo conditions in the first 45 minutes. Tom Zimmerschied (49th) made it 1:3 for the HFC, but Arslan (56th) and Conteh (57th) increased again to 5:1 for the hosts. Jannes Vollert (90+1, own goal) and Arslan (90+3) with his third goal made the final score.
Table leader Elversberg won 4-0 (3-0) at FCS and extended the top position with the third win in a row. Because SV Wehen Wiesbaden did not get past a 1:1 (0:0) against Viktoria Köln.
Elversberg has 50 points, Wehen is nine points behind in second. Luca Schnellbacher (32’/39′) and Nick Woltemade (45’+4, penalty kick) made everything clear for the guests towards the end of the first half with a three-goal strike.
Saarbrücken had lost Tobias Jänicke because of handball (26th) with a red card, the handball was saved by goalkeeper Daniel Batz against Thore Jacobsen (28th). Elversberg keeper Nicolas Kristof also saved a penalty kick from Julian Günther Schmidt (83rd). Kevin Koffi (90+2) made it 4-0 for the guests.
In Wehen, Simon Stehle (46′) gave Viktoria the lead, but Ivan Prtajin (72′) managed to equalize. Cologne’s Patrick Koronkiewicz and Lars Dietz each saw a yellow-red card in the sixth minute of added time.
VfL Osnabrück won against Erzgebirge Aue, who were relegated to the second division, 3-1 (1-1). FC Ingolstadt surprisingly lost 1:2 (0:2) against Borussia Dortmund II and conceded the fourth bankruptcy in a row. FSV Zwickau and SV Meppen separated 1:1 (0:1).
Promoted SpVgg Bayreuth had to digest a setback in the relegation battle on Friday. The Franconians lost 0:2 (0:1) at SC Freiburg II.