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Werder Bremen will be taking on visiting rivals Hannover at Weserstadion in this Bundesliga 2 game on Saturday.
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Werder Bremen will be hoping for a better result after the 2-4 Bundesliga 1 defeat in their last game at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In that game, Werder Bremen had 46% possession and 16 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Werder Bremen, the goals were scored by Milot Rashica (80') and Niklas Füllkrug (83'). Borussia Mönchengladbach had 16 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Lars Stindl (3'), Marcus Thuram (52'), Ramy Bensebaïni (58') and Florian Neuhaus (67') scored for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
It has not been often in recent games where Werder Bremen haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Werder have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 12 goals in the process.
After being beaten in their last game against Nuremberg in Bundesliga 2 competition, Hannover will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Hannover had 59% possession and 19 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer for Hannover was Marvin Ducksch (36'). 1. FC Nürnberg got 14 shots at goal with 7 on target. Erik Shuranov (6', 73') scored for Nuremberg.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games featuring Hannover, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The average goals scored per match during that spell is 3.33, with the number of goals averaged by Hannover standing at 1.5. Regardless, time will tell whether the trend will be maintained in this game.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 05/03/2016 shows that Werder Bremen have won 4 of these games and Hannover 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A total of 18 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 14 of them from Werder and 4 created by Hannover. The average goals per game has been 3.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Nicolai Rapp (Calf muscle strain), Eren Dinkci (Muscular problems), Jiri Pavlenka (Back trouble), Milos Veljkovic (Corona virus), Leonardo Bittencourt (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Abdenego Nankishi (Muscular problems) and Thore Jacobsen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be available for Bremen gaffer Markus Anfang. Luca Plogmann will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Hannover
Thanks to a mainly healthy group, there is only a single fitness problem for the Hannover boss Jan Zimmermann to be concerned about. Franck Evina (Muscle Injury) misses out for this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Hannover will likely create enough chances to find the net against this Werder Bremen outfit, although that may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Werder Bremen at the end of this one. Could easily see this go either way.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weserstadion (42,100)
Chairman: Marco Bode
Manager: Markus Anfang