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Cologne left it late to grab a point at home to Bayer Leverkusen and dent their local rivals' Champions League direct qualification hopes in a 1-1 Rhineland derby draw.
Bard Finne cancelled out Julian Brandt's effort to earn the Goats a deserved draw which takes them a point closer to survival.
Seven points now separate Peter Stoger's men from the relegation zone with four games remaining, while Leverkusen could lose third place to Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday.
The Rhineland derby started with...
Emir Spahic has been banned for three months and fined 20,000 euros for his part in a pitch-side brawl, the German Football Association (DFB) announced on Tuesday.
Bayer Leverkusen already released the former Bosnia and Herzegovina captain earlier this month.
The 34-year-old and his entourage attacked club stewards when some of the members of Spahic's group were refused to the dressing-room area of the Bay-Arena following the DFB-Pokal defeat to Bayern Munich. One steward lost two teeth, kicker...
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Gonzalo Castro will miss the rest of the current campaign after picking up a knee injury in training.
The 27-year-old suffered a meniscus tear on Wednesday morning and requires surgery, preventing him from playing any part in Bayer's push for Champions League qualification.
A statement on the club's official website said: "Bayer go into the final sprint...