The visiting team Greuther Fürth took an early lead when Marco Meyerhofer scored after 7 minutes, with an assist by Timothy Tillmann, making it 1-0.
Straight after the break, Sebastian Andersson made his mark and equalised for FC Köln.
FC Köln also made it 1-2 in the 55th minute, when Ellyes Skhiri found the net, with an assist by Rafael Czichos.
The 3-1 goal came right at the end of the game, when Ellyes Skhiri scored one more time. This occasion he scored a goal for FC Köln, with an assist by Louis Schaub. The team had then turned the match around. This brought the final score to 3-1.
FC Köln have 2 wins and 3 draws with a 8–5 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Greuther Fürth have 5 losses and a 3–13 goal difference.
FC Köln are now in sixth place, while Greuther Fürth are in 18th and last place.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 4-0 away win for FC Köln in May 2019.
FC Köln are unbeaten at home, after three games.
FC Köln have scored 13 goals. They have scored nine goals at home. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.
Greuther Fürth have scored 5 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 5 goals. They’ve conceded 19 goals in total.
FC Köln have opened the score in 3 of their 6 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 33 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Bundesliga, FC Köln will take on Hoffenheim (away) on 15 October 2021, Bayer Leverkusen (home) on 22 October 2021 and Borussia Dortmund (away) on 29 October 2021. Greuther Fürth play Bochum (home) on 15 October 2021, Red Bull Leipzig (away) on 22 October 2021 and Freiburg (away) on 29 October 2021.