Previous
VfB Stuttgart
Hertha Berlin
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Toulouse
Marseille
7:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Levante
Eibar
7:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Braga
FC Porto
8:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Queretaro
Guadalajara
1:30 AM GMT Mar 7, 2015
Game Details
Los Angeles Galaxy
Chicago Fire
3:00 AM GMT Mar 7, 2015
Game Details
Next

What do you dislike most in football?

#FCdebate
Read

Barca dealing with Copa drama

Barcelona
Read
By ESPN Staff

Cologne see off Mainz

Lukas Podolski and Milivoje Novakovic each netted a brace as Cologne gave their Bundesliga survival hopes a further boost with a convincing 4-2 victory over Mainz.

• European photo gallery Photo Gallery

Frank Schafer's side, who stunned champions Bayern Munich 3-2 last weekend, were quick off the mark and one up through Podolski after just three minutes and, although Sami Allagui levelled, Novakovic soon restored Cologne's lead.

Podolski and Novakovic were each on target again in the second half to seal another impressive victory - and lift Cologne out of the drop zone - despite a late consolation from Mainz substitute Petar Sliskovic.

Werder Bremen remain in a precarious position at the bottom end of the Bundesliga table after only managing a 1-1 draw against Hannover at the Weser Stadion.

Didier Ya Konan, who was only passed fit to play this morning, put Hannover in front in the 26th minute, but Per Mertesacker salvaged a point for Bremen with his goal five minutes into the second half.

Defeat would have seen Bremen fall into the bottom three, but the point was enough to take them above both Wolfsburg and Kaiserslautern into 14th position.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.