SV Werder have no new injury problems from the home win over FC Augsburg as they prepare to face Borussia Mönchengladbach on Tuesday. Head coach Florian Kohfeldt did however have to be prepared to travel to Gladbach without captain Niklas Moisander and Davie Selke after the pair initially returned inconclusive results in the latest round of Coronavirus testing.
SV Werder Bremen will be without attacker Niclas Füllkrug for several weeks. The 27-year-old tore the lateral ligament and capsule in his right ankle during the final training session of the week on Friday. Füllkrug underwent a detailed MRI examination on Sunday morning.
A home win and a clean sheet for Florian Kohfeldt and Werder! The Green-Whites came away 2-0 winners as they beat FC Augsburg thanks to two late goals from Theodor Gebre Selassie and Felix Agu. Following a quiet first half for SVW with a solid defensive performance, Kohfeldt’s team stepped up their game after the break and were rewarded for their efforts with three points. Theodor Gebre Selassie...
SV Werder Bremen have again retained a young talent, with Nick Woltemade signing a contract extension at Werder with effect from 1st July 2021. As agreed with SVW’s sporting director Frank Baumann, the 18-year-old will continue to develop his young career at Osterdeich with the Green-Whites.
One statistic underlines Milos Veljkovic’ influence this season: Werder have not lost a game when 25-year-old centre back has been in the starting XI. “Of course, it is a nice statistic and I hope it continues,” said Veljkovic on Wednesday. “But it’s for other people to decide how much of that is because of me.”