Dusseldorf stops slide: victory against furth

Dusseldorf stops slide: Victory against Furth

Florian trinks (15) scored the winning goal in front of 30,412 spectators in dusseldorf. Minute) for the guests. Fortuna’s benschop (52./55.) needed three minutes to turn the game around with his two goals.

For furth, it was the 10. Second defeat of the season. The franks are level on points with the leaders 1. Fc cologne and union berlin in the promotion zone. Dusseldorf improved to ninth place.

Fortuna coach mike buskens, once coach at furth, had changed his starting eleven in five positions after the disappointing 0-0 draw against fsv frankfurt the previous week. 21-year-old australian ben halloran made his debut in the fortuna kit, and benschop also came on for aristide bance in attack. Halloran brought some life into the dusseldorf midfield, which started the match aggressively but was initially overmatched against the franks.

Furth stood securely in defense for a long time, impressed with successful combinations and created the first scoring chances. Trinks made it 1:0 for the visitors with an impressive free kick from 20 meters, before ilir azemi (22.) shot just past the fortuna goal.

Dusseldorf showed no creativity until the break and was completely harmless on offense. In the second period, the situation turned around. Fortuna intensified their efforts and were rewarded through benschop. The dutchman was only successful after a powerful solo run by axel bellinghausen to level the score and also scored a little later to take the lead. In the hectic final phase, furth pressed in vain for the equalizer.