Fürth (dpa / lby) - Led by Afimico Pululu, SpVgg Greuther Fürth won their first test in winter preparation. After a high-scoring second half, the second division football team coached by Alexander Zorniger defeated the Bavarian division ATSV Erlangen 4-2 (1-0) on Friday. In front of 230 spectators, Dickson Abiama gave the Franconians the lead in the 25th minute. After the change, Pululu (57th, 79th / penalty kick) and captain Branimir Hrgota (75th) scored twice for the professional club. Patrick Görtler (73rd) and Tugkan Sarac (81st) were successful for Erlangen.
Under the successor of the Swiss Marc Schneider, the Franks got ten points from four games. With 20 points, the Fürth are still only three points ahead of a relegation zone.
The Franconians are still testing at FC Ingolstadt on December 15th and at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on December 20th. From December 22nd to January 1st, the Fürth team will then take a break. Preparation begins on January 2nd. In the 2nd Bundesliga, the Fürthers will not continue until January 28th at Holstein Kiel.