Aalen - 1. FC Nürnberg picked up only their second away win of the season on their first ever visit to VfR Aalen's Scholz Arena, triumphing 2-1 for the second week running.

Niclas Füllkrug was the Bavarians' hero with both goals, the first giving them the lead after only ten minutes with a fine header. He then tested Daniel Bernhardt from distance, before beating him with a direct free-kick to double Nürnberg's advantage on the hour mark.

A penalty gave Aalen a route back into the game and Jürgen Gjasula converted to spark a fierce reaction from the hosts, who sensed they could get back on terms. Nürnberg were forced to defend deep and play down the clock, a tactic that cost Dave Bulthuis a late red card. Rene Weiler's men held on for a rare away victory, however, and make it two league victories on the spin.

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