Munich - 1. FC Köln continued their march towards promotion to the Bundesliga with a deserved 1-0 win at TSV 1860 Munich.

The Rhinelanders were looking for a second win in succession following victory over Karlsruher SC on Matchday 27, but it was the hosts who enjoyed the better chances in the game's opening period, with Japanese striker Yuya Osako slicing wide from a great position. Thereafter, Köln began to exert their dominance, however, and after Patrick Helmes had gone close on a number of occasions, substitute Bard Finne made up for two earlier misses by lashing in a near-post effort late on to move the Billy Goats six points clear at the Bundesliga 2 summit.

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