Frankfurt - FSV Frankfurt climbed further away from the Bundesliga 2 relegation zone with a 2-1 victory over 1. FC Nürnberg.

The hosts took the lead mid-way through the first half when Marc-Andre Kruska's deflected cross landed at the feet of Odise Roshi, who made no mistake from inside the six-yard box. However, Even Hovland's header from Sebastian Kerk's corner brought the Franconians level four minutes before half-time.

Chances were few and far between at the beginning of the second half, but Vincenzo Grifo restored Frankfurt's slender advantage on the hour-mark with a powerful shot from distance that Nürnberg keeper Patrick Rakovsky was unable to keep out. FSV held on to claim all three points and climb into 11th place in the standings, while Nürnberg remain in ninth.

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