Kaiserslautern - 1. FC Kaiserslautern gained the upper hand in the race for the promotion play-off spot thanks to a dominant performance at home to direct rivals 1. FC Köln.

opened the scoring for the Red Devils just before half-time and sealed the victory with his second in the 79th minute after Jan Simunek had given the hosts a two-goal cushion shortly after the restart. Köln never truly got into the game and now trail Lautern by two points, with six games remaining.

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