MEDIĆ GOAL NOT ENOUGH AS BOYS IN BROWN LOSE AT LAUTERN
FC St. Pauli suffered their first defeat of the season in Week 3 of the second division season, going down 2-1 at FC Kaiserslautern in front of 39,579 spectators on Sunday afternoon. The home side built a two-goal lead through Terrence Boyd and Kenny Prince Redondo before Jakov Medić pulled one back late on for a largely harmless Schultz XI.
Boys in Brown out to dampen Lautern’s promotion euphoria
FCK are back! After a four-year absence, FC St. Pauli guest at the Betzenberg again on Sunday (13.30 CET). And while the performance in the 4-3 cup win over SV Straelen will not be enough to beat FC Kaiserslautern, recent results at the Fritz Walter Stadium augur well for the Schultz XI.
FAZLIJI: "I'M VERY HAPPY WE HAVE SUCH A COOL TEAM"
“Total goosebumps” was how Betim Fazliji described his first outing on the Millerntor turf two-and-a-half weeks ago. Just 78 hours earlier, the 23-year-old had trained at FC St. Gallen before travelling to Hamburg the same evening. Now a fully-fledged St. Pauli player, Fazliji looked ahead to the tasks awaiting him this season at a midweek press conference.
LATE MEDIĆ STRIKE SEES BOYS IN BROWN THROUGH TO ROUND 2
FC St. Pauli are through to the second round of the DFB Cup after beating fourth-tier SV Straelen 4-3 in front of 5,874 spectators at the Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena in Duisburg. Jakov Medić grabbed a 90th minute winner after the Schultz XI had been reduced to ten men on 78 following a red card for Manolis Saliakas.
A new cup journey begins at SV Straelen
The DFB Cup is a law unto itself. Heroes are born and unforgettable games of football unfold. And though it is usually clear who is expected to win a first-round encounter, the underdogs can suddenly find themselves on an equal footing. For FC St. Pauli, Saturday's outing against fourth-tier Regionalliga outfit SV Straelen (13.30 CET) at the Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena in Duisburg is meant to herald the start of a new cup journey.