Werder and the fight for promotion to the 2nd league
Bremen – It can go so fast. Only the disappointment of three draws in a row and not enough points to credit, then suddenly the great joy of returning to the top of the standings. Mainly because the how was really funny. In the end, SV Werder Bremen didn’t just win at FC Schalke 04, they toppled the former leaders with a whopping 4-1 (2-0) from the throne. That had stopped. What happened in Gelsenkirchen not only echoed in the immediate vicinity, but also caused recognition and amazement throughout Germany. With three games to go, Werder are again the promotion favorite, but are barely noticeable even after such a feat. For good reason.
“We’re not done yet,” warned one defender Marco Friedl after the match. We still have three games where everything is at stake. We have to recover. There is still a lot to improve ”. That may be true, but at least there wasn’t much to see at Schalke. had in the last few weeks Werder Bremen he often had problems in the first half, the negative highlight was the last home game against 1. FC Nürnberg, when not much went together and, once again, it was necessary to make up for a disadvantage. Bremen promised to improve, and had done so before.
But it happened: nothing. Until now. In the last few weeks we have talked a lot about how important it is to be in the game from the first minute. This was the first point, which worked great, “he counted Clemente Fritz, Werder Bremen Head of professional football, on Sunday in conversation with the Deich Stube up. “And the second is that we also rewarded ourselves with the opportunities that were created. We were really cold then.”
Werder Bremen are on the verge of promotion and ready for “the last step” – but the difficulty of the task remains omnipresent
In fact, it seemed almost a bit bizarre, which was then passed down from the match report sheet. The guests were playfully superior on the lawn and a well-deserved winner in terms of height, but they still were Schalke in the end with 18 shots on goal even three more Werder Bremen delivered. But where things got stuck in the end, everything was fine now. Unlike St. Pauli, Ilia Gruev (9th) and Niclas Füllkrug (26th) took advantage of their chances this time, and on top of that, Marvin Ducksch finished his mini-low despite two more hits on the post and scored his 18th and 19th goals of the season (51st / 53rd) – personal best for the striker. And Schalke, who had won five times in a row and understandably as the first real contender for Bundesliga–Return applied, it was abruptly slowed down.
Werder Bremen he had delivered when it was important. Again. “We have actually always been in the best games this year,” the manager underlined Ol Werner outside. “Nuremberg was kind of an exception. But I was not surprised today by the fact that we are on fire, that we are playing well ”. The eleven of him have eliminated the big shots this season. But what does this mean? This season has shown enough that nothing can be planned and points against Holstein Kiel, Erzgebirge Aue and Jahn Regensburg are not picked up in passing.
Werder Bremen: good starting position in the fight for promotion after the win against Schalke – Niclas Füllkrug asks for the same “biliousness” against Kiel
Werder Bremen must therefore continue to deliver – and prevent, as a leader with a perfect starting position, a sudden setback just as serious as that Schalke have now experienced. head coach Ol Werner but he doesn’t think he has to take psychological countermeasures. “I have the feeling that we have always approached situations well and seriously,” she stressed. “We have to do it again. We also want to take the tailwind of this game with us.”
Anyone who hears about his players will immediately believe his rating. Niclas filling jug dared to step out of cover and explain the game Schalke following a “key match”, but he took himself and his colleagues to the last few meters of the unpredictable uphill race duty immediately: “Now we have to prepare for Kiel, show the same biliousness and greed,” asked the 29-year-old professional SV Werder Bremen. And storm companion Marvin Ducksch he said: “It was a big step. We wanted to go back to them on top of the table and hold it in your hands. Now we have three games to play, that’s the focus. “
Werder Bremen: close competition in the fight for promotion, but the green-and-whites have every chance to return to the Bundesliga
It wouldn’t be surprising if this second division still had some unexpected twists in store. Also Ol Werner he is certain: “In match days a lot will happen.” If things go well, come on Werder Bremen thus unharmed. You can celebrate yourself as the competition loses more or less ground. Like the current one Schalke 04 o FC St. Pauli and 1. FC Nürnberg. Only 270 minutes plus recovery time separates Bremen from the fastest possible Return in the Bundesliga. But maybe there will also be relegation. Or there is neither. But no one at Werder wants to think so far. The starting position is too good for that. “Everyone knows what a chance we have. Everyone knows how much work we have put into earning this opportunity, “stressed Ole Werner.” We want to take the last step. “It will be a step that will decide between great joy and even greater disappointment. (Mbu)