FC ahead of important matches: Modeste: We now have full confidence 2

FC ahead of important matches: Modeste: We now have full confidence

Cologne –

Huge rush and relaxed atmosphere: During the autograph session at the C&A fan shop with Timo Horn (26) and Anthony Modeste, it became clear again how important the point on Schalke was for 1st FC Cologne. Modeste: "We have a lot of confidence now." That should help after an international break against SC Paderborn.

Anthony Modeste: "The point at Schalke was important to all of us"

Anthony Modeste, 31, wearing a Timo Horn jersey, the FC goalkeeper wore one from the French collection – and they were busy signing autographs for the fans.

"The point at Schalke was important to us all. Now we play at home again because we really want three points because our fans deserve it," said Modeste, who of course knows how many fans after a season-long five home defeats are longing for a sense of achievement in the stadium Rhein-Energie,

Tony: "The mood wasn't very bad, but every counter is going well. We now have two, three viable opponents, so we have to get points."

Timo Horn is in a good mood for the next games

In fact, only the following games will show how much this counter at Gelsenkirchen was really worth. Starting with a home game against Paderborn, now only the Cup match in Saarbrücken has been interrupted until the next international break against three direct competitors in the relegation fight.

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Keeper Timo Horn is in a good mood, giving the season a positive turn: "Now come the eye-level opponents. We want to downsize anyway, to exert pressure in Cologne. As fast as it goes down, but it can go uphill again. We are enough strong to keep the league. "