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Werder Bremen will be at Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor on Sunday for the Bundesliga 2 meeting with home team Darmstadt.
All Darmstadt v Werder Bremen match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
Darmstadt fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 1-6 Bundesliga 2 success versus SV Sandhausen.
In that game, Darmstadt had 70% possession and 17 shots at goal with 9 on target. For Darmstadt, the goalscorers were Phillip Tietz (2', 59'), Luca Pfeiffer (35', 57'), Benjamin Goller (47') and Emir Karic (73'). SV Sandhausen got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Alexander Esswein (19') was the scorer for SV Sandhausen.
Fixtures with Darmstadt have tended to be exciting ones lately with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 games alone, the sum of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 15 of these being chalked up by Darmstadt.
Their prior results show that Darmstadt:
- have left without a victory over Werder Bremen in their last 3 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 home league matches.
Werder Bremen head into the match following a 3-0 Bundesliga 2 win to beat Heidenheim in their last match.
In that match, Werder Bremen managed 59% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Werder Bremen, the goals were scored by Marco Friedl (50') and Marvin Ducksch (52'). 1. FC Heidenheim had 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Denis Thomalla (64' Own goal) scored for Heidenheim.
A tendency of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games featuring Werder Bremen has become noticeable recently. A glance at their last 6 meetings reveals that this has occurred 6 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 5 while Werder Bremen have scored 9. That being said, time will tell if that trend might persist in this next game.
Head to head
The previous league clash featuring the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 23 on 04/03/2017 which finished with the scoreline of Werder Bremen 2-0 Darmstadt.
In that game, Werder Bremen had 42% possession and 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Max Kruse (75', 92').
Darmstadt got 15 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Guido Winkmann.
Team News: Darmstadt
Klaus Gjasula (Corona virus), Tim Skarke (Tear in the abductor muscle) and Marvin Mehlem (Knee Surgery) will be missing for Darmstadt boss Torsten Lieberknecht.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Werder Bremen manager Markus Anfang has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Leonardo Bittencourt (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury), Ömer Toprak (Calf Problems), Romano Schmid (Unknown Injury), Christian Groß (Knee Surgery) and Nick Woltemade (Foot surgery) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
In our view, Werder Bremen and Darmstadt may find themselves both scoring more than one goal each in what promises to be a fairly balanced contest.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we get quite a few goals with scores finishing level. We therefore see a very even contest with a 2-2 score at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Merck-Stadion am Böllenfalltor (14,600)
Captain: Fabian Holland
Chairman: Klaus Rüdiger Fritsch
Manager: Torsten Lieberknecht
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 9
⭐ Star Player: Tobias Kempe
Customarily taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Tobias Kempe was born in Wesel , Germany. After having made a senior debut playing for SV Werder Bremen II in the 2008 - 2009 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in the 2. Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 6 appearances.