First-team news

Füllkrug suffers lateral ligament and capsular tear

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.

17.01.2021 / 14:55 / First Team

“It wasn't pretty but it worked and we deserved the victory”

Florian Kohfeldt and his team could not hide their joy after the 2-0 win against Augsburg. “In terms of the table, it was an incredibly important game for us,” said Werder’s head coach after the victory. There was also a lot of praise for the goalscorers.

16.01.2021 / 19:03 / First Team

Werder home victory after two late goals!

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...

16.01.2021 / 17:37 / Match Report

Niclas Füllkrug picks up injury in training on Friday

Bad news for Werder Bremen going into the weekend as Niclas Füllkrug has dropped out of the home game against FC Augsburg at short notice. The attacker picked up an ankle injury in the last training session ahead of the weekend’s Bundesliga game.

15.01.2021 / 16:50 / First Team

Nick Woltemade signs contract extension with Werder Bremen

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.

15.01.2021 / 13:00 / First Team

Timing for DFB-Pokal last-16 match confirmed

The Deutsche Fußball-Bund (DFB) has today confirmed the timings for the last-16 matches in the DFB-Pokal. SV Werder Bremen will face SpVgg Greuther Fürth on Tuesday, 2nd February (20:45 CET).

15.01.2021 / 10:00 / First Team

Werder’s attack boosted by injury comebacks

“It's a big problem for us that our record at home isn't great,” admitted Florian Kohfeldt in the pre-match press conference on Thursday. However, Werder’s head coach was pleased with the way that his team bounced back from the Union defeat away at Bayer 04 Leverkusen last weekend and will feel that it’s high time that the Green-Whites finally pick up another win at the wohninvest WESERSTADION...

14.01.2021 / 15:56 / preliminary report

Rashica in the squad against Augsburg – question marks over Augustinsson

SV Werder Bremen will have Milot Rashica back available for the home game against FC Augsburg on Saturday (15:30 CET). The attacker will make the squad for the first time since recovering from a thigh injury. Florian Kohfeldt will have to wait and see if Ludwig Augustinsson will be fit to play after pulling out of training early on Wednesday.

14.01.2021 / 12:44 / First Team

Aim: Starting XI

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.”

13.01.2021 / 15:19 / First Team

Augustinsson finishes training early as a precaution

Ludwig Augustinsson cut short his training session on Wednesday morning, heading into the changing room early due to a minor muscular problem. The decision was simply precautionary, however.

13.01.2021 / 14:46 / First Team

Continuing with the same intensity

Following the draw at Bayer 04 Leverkusen, SV Werder got underway with training on Tuesday with all eyes now on this weekend’s home clash against FC Augsburg. As usual, Clemens Fritz was speaking to the media and gave updates on the most important topics of the week.

12.01.2021 / 12:54 / First Team

Kebba Badjie signs professional deal with Werder

Werder Bremen youth talent Kebba Badjie will remain a Green-White, with the 21-year-old attacker extending his contract at the club, signing his first professional deal in the process.

11.01.2021 / 17:00 / First Team

"Going home with mixed feelings"

Following an uneventful first half at the BayArena, the second 45 minutes saw more action as Werder and Bayer 04 Leverkusen both scored to make it 1-1 and share the points. For Florian Kohfeldt’s team, it was a bounce back from the unfortunate start to the year. “Everyone put in that extra bit of effort for each other that was lacking last weekend,” summed up Kevin Möhwald after the game.

09.01.2021 / 18:46 / First Team

Points shared away to Leverkusen

Werder had to settle for a point on Saturday afternoon as they drew 1-1 to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the first away match of the New Year. Ömer Toprak put the Green-Whites in front after Ludwig Augustinsson's free-kick (52’), rewarding the Green-Whites’ strong defensive performance. Leverkusen, sitting third in the table, struggled to break down Florian Kohfeldt’s team until Patrik Schick struck to...

09.01.2021 / 17:37 / Match Report

“He’s really impressed me”

Romano Schmid had been waiting for an appearance for a while before his chance arrived quite suddenly. “Romano is one of those guys you have to get to know over the course of the season,” said head coach Florian Kohfeldt of the young Austrian at Thursday’s pre-match press conference. At the start of the season, Kohfeldt asked Schmid to be patient, and now this patience is paying off. Schmid...

08.01.2021 / 11:54 / First Team

“Being brave enough in the key moments”

In the pre-match press conference, head coach Florian Kohfeldt made a point of noting that he expects his team to improve in a number of key areas, namely their tackling, aggression, and alertness. “My expectation of the team is for them to be brave enough in the key moments and that we try to reach our best in terms of performance,” Kohfeldt told the press at the conference on Thursday as he...

07.01.2021 / 16:04 / preliminary report

Friday evening game against Frankfurt

The German Football Association (DFL) confirmed the exact timings of matchdays 19 to 23 on Thursday. SV Werder Bremen welcome Eintracht Frankfurt to the wohninvest WESERSTADION on the evening of Friday 26th February 2021 at 20:30 CET. In addition to this, the Green-Whites play twice on a Saturday and twice on a Sunday.

07.01.2021 / 13:30 / First Team

Groß and Erras ruled out with muscle injuries

Florian Kohfeldt will be without Christian Groß and Patrick Erras in the coming weeks after both players had to cut Wednesday’s training session short with muscle injuries. "It’s bad news for both players. They will both be out for two to four weeks with muscle injuries: Groß in his calf and Patrick in his hip-flexor," revealed Kohfeldt during Thursday’s press conference. 

07.01.2021 / 13:12 / First Team

"We want to react"

Clemens Fritz, head of scouting and professional football at SV Werder, had imagined the start of the year somewhat differently. “It was a bad day for almost all of the players,” says Fritz of the defeat to Union Berlin. There’s no time to dwell on the match, though, with another tough task coming up this weekend when Werder travel to Leverkusen. “We want to react well, both in training and in the...

06.01.2021 / 16:35 / First Team

Almost the full squad able to train – Moisander and Agu working individually

SV Werder trained as a team on Wednesday with almost the whole squad available. Only captain Niklas Moisander (ankle) and Felix Agu (knock) couldn’t join and both trained individually. Milot Rashica, meanwhile, returned to the training ground yesterday and was able to work with his teammates today.

06.01.2021 / 11:51 / First Team
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