VfL Osnabrück has reduced the gap to third-placed SV Wehen Wiesbaden in the third division to four points. In a direct comparison, the Lower Saxony prevailed 4: 1 (2: 0). Ba-Muaka Simakala (6th), Robert Tesche (43rd), Lukas Kunze (83rd) and Henry Rorig (86th) scored the goals for the hosts. Ivan Prtajin (90+2, penalty kick) scored the honor goal.
In fourth place, VfL has 40 points. League leaders SV Elversberg play on Sunday (1 p.m.) against Dynamo Dresden, who have been relegated to the second division. Erzgebirge Aue also welcome fifth-placed 1. FC Saarbrücken (2 p.m./both MagentaSport) on Sunday.
Waldhof Mannheim lost 0:4 (0:2) at Borussia Dortmund II and lost important points in the promotion race. Justin Njinmah (19th/64th), Franz Pfanne (22nd) and Marco Pasalic (90th) scored for the black and yellow. Dortmund’s Abdoulaye Kamara was sent off due to unsportsmanlike behavior (90′) with a yellow-red card.
FC Ingolstadt and newly promoted Rot-Weiss Essen drew 1-1 (0-0). MSV Duisburg and SV Meppen drew 0-0. SC Verl kept the upper hand against newly promoted VfB Oldenburg with 2:1 (1:0). Oldenburg’s Marc Stendera saw the yellow-red card for foul play (65th). In another basement duel, newly promoted SpVgg Bayreuth defeated FSV Zwickau 5:3 (1:1) in a wild game. Zwickau’s Juan Carrera Zarzar received the traffic light card for repeated foul play (87th).
Under interim coach Günther Gorenzel, 1860 Munich remained without a win on their fourth attempt on Friday and have now been waiting for a win for five games. At Halleschen FC, the sixties did not get past a 0-0 draw.