Jan Holldack and Wuppetaler SV inflicted on a first league defeat of the season on Borussia Dortmund II on Friday night after a 1-0 victory at the Stadium Am Zoo. The only goal of the game came in the 14th minute: Silvio Pagano heading home from close range. Friday’s match was Jan’s sixth since moving to SVW as they moved back up to fifth in the Regionalliga West. The 20-year-old has impressed since his move to Germany with two goals and three assists in his first half-a-dozen games.
Cheltenham Town suffered a third straight defeat in Sky Bet League Two to remain embroiled in the battle to avoid the drop. This time it was Cambridge United who took the points at the LCI Rail Stadium: Medy Elito’s second-minute goal proving to be the decisive moment of the match. Results elsewhere mean that The Robins remain seven points clear of the bottom two in 22nd with a trip to Barnet coming up next Saturday. B Team defender Emmanuel Onariase again completed the 90 minutes, continuing his ever-present run since heading to Gloucestershire in January.
In Andy Gogia’s absence Dynamo Dresden continued their impressive recent form with a 2-0 win over SV Sandhausen at the Glücksgas Stadium on Sunday. Erich Berko gave Dynamo the lead on the half-hour and the points were secured with ten minutes to play as Tim Kister deflected into his own net. The win means Dresden remain just six points off the promotion places in the 2.Bundesliga with a trip to league leaders Stuttgart up next after the international break.