dSpVgg Greuther Fürth beat the DFB Cup finalists with a last-minute victory 1. FC Kaiserslautern dealt a heavy blow in the fight against relegation from the second Bundesliga. The Fürth team ended their winless streak in recent weeks on Friday evening with midfielder Robert Wagner's second goal in added time to make it 2-1 (0-1).

Before the break, the Lauterers were the best team and led by Marlon Ritter in front of more than 15,000 spectators in the Ronhof sports center thanks to the 16th goal of the season by former Fürth player Ragnar Ache in the 18th minute. The Fürth team appeared transformed offensively in the second half and initially tied 1-1 thanks to Wagner (62').

With 29 points, the Lauterers remain penultimate at the start of matchday 29 and, therefore, remain in the direct relegation zone. Furth On the other hand, it surpassed the 40-point mark. What was also bitter for the guests was that Julián Niehues was seriously injured in a duel shortly before half-time. He had to leave the field with a bandaged knee. “Defeat is, of course, very bitter. We really wanted to get the point,” FCK coach Friedhelm Funkel told Sky.

FCK were lucky with Ache's goal, because there should not have been a corner earlier. After the break, goalkeeper Robin Himmelmann saved the cup finalists from defeat for a long time. He held his own several times against Tim Lemperle, Branimir Hrgota and Dennis Srbeny.

A cross escaped from the strong attacker Lemperle, who came on as a substitute at half-time, hit the crossbar before Wagner's winning goal (87th).

Hertha In the explosive second division duel against Hansa Rostock, BSC showed one of its best performances of the season and achieved its third victory in the last four games. Coach Pal Dardai's team won 4-0 (2-0) against relegation-threatened Rostock on Friday afternoon in Berlin's Olympic Stadium, which was supported by 20,000 traveling fans.

Before a total of 62,177 spectators, Palko Dardai (18th minute, 59th), Fabian Reese from a handball penalty (31st) and Haris Tabakovic (86th) scored for the Berliners. Thanks to the success, the capital club jumped to sixth place, at least temporarily. However, Hertha has little chance of promotion. Hansa is still immersed in the relegation battle.

Due to the hostile relationship and history between the two fans, the game was classified as a high security game. According to a police spokesman, the situation in front of the stadium remained practically calm. But before the start of the match, the Rostock team set off smoke bombs and firecrackers. Thick clouds of smoke delayed the start of the game for several minutes.