FC Magdeburg need to get their heads down and focus on the tasks ahead: surviving their first season in professional football by playing good football.
In late August the city of Magdeburg and the surrounding villages and towns were caught in a wave of euphoria. Ever since winning promotion in late May, the city re-discovered its blue and white love. It was long overdue as the club was frowned upon and often confirmed this image by appearing to be big headed without any substance. However, over the last three years this has changed significantly, climaxing in going up after two thrilling games against Kickers Offenbach in the promotion play-off. For the first five matches of the new season, Magdeburg continued to fan this euphoria. A late win against Rot-Wei