Sunday, 11 March 2007

3 pts KARLSRUHE SC 1.26/1 ( Betfair) v Carl Zeiss Jena Bundesliga 2

KSC went into Monday's game against Cologne on the back of a surprise defeat at Augsburg, and amid rumours that there was discord in the camp. The doubters were proved wrong. Despite facing a Cologne side who were really up for it, and who put up their best performance since the winter break, KSC emerged victorious. Today's opponents have won their last two home matches; the most recent against 1860. Nevertheless, of the current bottom six in the table, KSC have played four of them on the road and have won three of them. According to the club website, there will be no significant team changes from Monday's match. Star midfielder Giovanni Federico ( 13 goals so far this season) remains in the team. Having announced that he will be moving to BVB, and perhaps fuelling rumours of trouble in the camp, KSC coach Becker has called upon the fans to give him full support in his remaining games.

Jena 1 KSC 3 + 3.78 pts

2 pts FC KOLN - 1 Asian Handicap 1.1/1 ( Betfair) v SpV Unterhaching Bundesliga 2

The FC impressed with their attitude and general play when beaten away by KSC on Monday evening. A repeat of that performance will be suffice to beat their Munich opponents who have lost their last four on the road. Cologne captain Lukas Sinkiewicz has issued a rallying call to his team on the back of Monday's performance. ' We now know how strong we are, so we must go ahead and claim all the points'. Though the season is over for the club, 36,000 seats have already been taken for today's game, and anything less than a convincing performance will spell further disquiet amongst the fans.

Koln 4 Unterhaching 1 + 2.2 pts