NEWS

Werder Bremen 2-1 Eintracht Frankfurt – Narrow win for Werder Bremen, at home to Eintracht Frankfurt (2-1)

Technical card:
Werder Bremen: Jiri Pavlenka, Milos Veljkovic, Marco Friedl, Omer Toprak, Theodor Gebre Selassie, Romano Schmid (Leonardo Bittencourt, min.79), Kevin Mohwald (Christian Gross, min.90), Maximilian Eggestein, Felix Agu, Josh Sargent (Niclas Fullkrug, min.79) and Milot Rashica (Jean-Manuel Mbom, min.86)
Eintracht Frankfurt: Kevin Trapp, Martin Hinteregger, Makoto Hasebe, Tuta, Erik Durm (Ajdin Hrustic, min.66), Sebastian Rode (Aymen Barkok, min.65), Djibril Sow, Filip Kostic, Amin Younes, Andre Silva and Daichi Kamada (Luka Jovic, min.65)
Stadium: The Wohninvest Weserstadion
Goals: Andre Silva (0-1, min. 9), Theodor Gebre Selassie (1-1, min. 47) and Josh Sargent (2-1, min. 62)

Werder Bremen snatched all three points from Frankfurt in a 2-1 victory on Friday, at The Wohninvest Weserstadion. Werder Bremen were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Hoffenheim while Eintracht Frankfurt were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Bayern Munich and Cologne. As things stand, Werder Bremen and Eintracht Frankfurt currently occupy 12th and 4th spots in the league, with 26 points and 42 points respectively after 23 matches.

Eintracht Frankfurt started the first half well, thanks to a goal from Andre Silva in the 9th minute. However, their lead didn’t last for long, as an equalizer from a Theodor Gebre Selassie just before half-time brought Werder Bremen level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Werder Bremen continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Josh Sargent in minute 62, which sealed the victory for Werder Bremen.

For Werder Bremen, Niclas Fullkrug, Leonardo Bittencourt, Jean-Manuel Mbom and Christian Gross came on for Sebastian Rode, Daichi Kamada and Erik Durm, while Frankfurt replaced Aymen Barkok, Luka Jovic and Ajdin Hrustic with Sebastian Rode, Daichi Kamada and Erik Durm.

There were bookings for Theodor Gebre Selassie, Romano Schmid, Kevin Mohwald and Marco Friedl from Werder Bremen and Sebastian Rode, Amin Younes and Tuta for Frankfurt.

Werder Bremen will next travel to Cologne, while Eintracht Frankfurt will face Stuttgart at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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