Rot-Weiss Essen easily reached the second round of the Lower Rhine Cup. The Fortuna Bottrop in the domestic league claimed a clear victory on Wednesday night.
David vs. Goliath – Under this premise it could be a match between them Fortuna Botrop And red and white food rightly called. Indeed, Wednesday night’s favorites in the first round of the Lower Rhine Cup had no trouble making it to the next round. In the end there was a clear win x: 0 for the regional league leaders.
As expected Christian Neidhart He rotated vigorously and changed his starting lineup to eight positions compared to the 1-0 win over FC Schalke 04 II. Only Jose-Enrique Ríos Alonso, Cedric Harrenbrook and Kevin Holzweiler remained in the team. Felix Bastianz, Daniel Heber, Daniel Davari and Dennis Grote were not in the squad.
Half an hour later, the knot explodes
The second goalkeeper didn’t miss a thing right from the start and was happy to play for Bottrop Rheinbaben. Felix Heim missed a huge opportunity to make it 1-0 after four minutes. Opportunities followed almost every minute, but the fortress of the Zone Division lasted for half an hour. But when Holzweiler took the lead in the 29th after preliminary work by Erolind Krasnicki, the spell was broken. After only three laps of the pointer, Oguzan Kivkir increased the score to 2-0, with Zlatko Janjic almost 3-0 at the end of the first half whistle – a result that Sebastian Stempel’s team managed to live with.
Bottrop: Lohe (71st Schumacher) – Figielek, Igbinosun, Leidgebel, Hegemann, Strickerschmidt, Güldü, Wenderdel, Andreadakis (63rd Weyerhorst), Kracke (54th N. Wenderdel), Siwek.
Goals: 0:1 Holzweiler (29), 0:2 Kefkir (32), 0:3, 0:4 both are Janjic (45, 56) 0:5 Krasniqi (68), 0:6 Engelmann (75).
Players under 19 years old are allowed to play
At the break, Neidhart finally brought in three U-19 players Giuliano Zimmerling, Mustafa Koroma and Oğuzkan Buyukarsan. But this did not affect the Essenes match. Ten minutes after the break, Janić scored his second goal of the day, and immediately after that he was allowed to make way for Simon Engelmann.
Of course, last year’s top scorer insisted on adding himself to the match report. Engelmann made it 6-0 in the 75th minute, before Krasnicki scored the fifth goal in RWE today with a superb strike.