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The Bundesliga 1 clash at Weserstadion on Sunday will see home side Werder Bremen lock horns with opponents Eintracht Frankfurt.
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Werder Bremen will play in this fixture following a 2-2 Bundesliga 1 tied result against VfL Wolfsburg.
In that game, Werder Bremen had 43% possession and 13 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Werder Bremen, the goalscorers were Marvin Ducksch (7') and Rafael Borré (65'). For their opponents, Wolfsburg had 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Václav Černý (37') and Kevin Paredes (59') scored for VfL Wolfsburg.
It has been seldom in recent times that Werder Bremen have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Werder Bremen have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 11 goals on the way. That trend might not follow through into this game, however.
Coming into this contest, Werder Bremen have not beaten Eintracht Frankfurt in their previous 2 league games.
Eintracht Frankfurt will go into the match following on from a 0-1 Conference League win to beat HJK in their last fixture.
The only name on the scoresheet from Eintracht Frankfurt was Farès Chaïbi (31').
Indicating their predisposition for action-packed matches, the back of the net has been hit 23 times in the previous six games in which Eintracht Frankfurt have played, yielding an average of 3.83 goals for each fixture. Opposition teams have hit 4 of these goals.
Ahead of this meeting, Eintracht Frankfurt are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 04/03/2020 tells us that Werder Bremen have won 1 of these and Eintracht Frankfurt 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 19 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 6 of them for Werder and 13 being from Eintracht. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 21 on 18/02/2023 which ended up with the score at Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Werder Bremen.
In that game, Eintracht Frankfurt managed 45% possession and 11 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Their only player to score was Randal Kolo Muani (52').
Werder Bremen got 3 shots at goal with 0 of them on target. Marco Friedl (7' Own goal) was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Bastian Dankert.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Jiri Pavlenka (Adductor injury), Naby Keïta (Muscle injury) and Christian Groß (Calf problems) won’t be able to feature for Werder Bremen manager Ole Werner.
It seems likely that Werder will probably line up in a 3-3-2-2 system for this game with Michael Zetterer, Milos Veljkovic, Marco Friedl, Anthony Jung, Mitchell Weiser, Jens Stage, Olivier Deman, Romano Schmid, Leonardo Bittencourt, Rafael Santos Borre and Marvin Ducksch.
Team News: Eintracht Frankfurt
We’re of the thinking that Eintracht seem likely to utilise a 3-4-2-1 lineup, settling for Kevin Trapp, Tuta, Hrvoje Smolcic, William Pacho, Aurelio Buta, Philipp Max, Hugo Larsson, Ellyes Skhiri, Fares Chaibi, Ansgar Knauff and Omar Marmoush.
We’re of the view that Werder Bremen might have a difficult job to register a score against this Eintracht Frankfurt outfit who should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a very even contest with a 0-1 winning margin for Eintracht Frankfurt at the conclusion of the game.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weserstadion (42,100)
Captain: Marco Friedl
Chairman: Hubertus Hess-Grunewald
Manager: Ole Werner
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 12
⭐ Star Man: Justin Njinmah
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Justin Njinmah was born in Hamburg, Germany. After having made a senior debut playing for Borussia Dortmund II in the 2021 - 2022 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2023 - 2024 season so far in 8 appearances.