Mid-table dwellers Köln and Mainz seek a win which will give them some comfort going into tricky concluding fixtures for 2014 when they meet on Tuesday night
Mid-table dwellers Köln and Mainz seek a win which will give them some comfort going into tricky concluding fixtures for 2014 when they meet on Tuesday night
Bundesliga

Köln and Mainz seek comfort of three points

Cologne - An unexpected 2-1 win at FC Schalke 04 has lifted 1. FC Köln above 1. FSV Mainz 05 and into relative safety going in to their final home game of 2014 on Tuesday night (kick-off 19:00 GMT / 20:00 CET).

For the occasion, Köln coach Peter Stöger wants his side to give the fans a treat at the RheinEnergieStadion against a side struggling for form. bundesliga.com has all the most important pre-match information...

Stöger: "Next game, next chance. We want to give the fans and ourselves some joy"

Misson possible - 3 points in Cologne!

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Possible line-ups:

Köln: Horn - Olkowski, Maroh, Wimmer, Hector - Vogt, Lehmann - Risse, Osako, Gerhardt - Ujah

Mainz 05: Karius - Brosinski, Bell, Wollscheid, Junior Diaz - Geis, Parker - Jairo, Malli, Allagui - Okazaki