First-team news

Werder will travel to Barsinghausen for quarantine training camp

Plans for Werder Bremen’s end-of-season quarantine training camp, as per DFL orders, have been finalised: After the away game in Augsburg, the Green-Whites will travel to Barsinghausen in Lower-Saxony, where they will prepare for Matchday 34 at the Lower Saxony Football Association’s school for sports, Frank Baumann revealed.

06.05.2021 / 13:50 / First Team

Ömer Toprak suffers setback

SV Werder Bremen will be without Ömer Toprak for the time being. The centre back has suffered a setback in his individual rehabilitation training, as explained by head coach Florian Kohfeldt aheaed of Saturday's home game against Bayer 04 Leverkusen (15:30 CEST). "He will definitely not be able to play at the weekend and it is questionable whether he will even be able to play again this season,"...

06.05.2021 / 13:12 / First Team

“We have to continue to work hard and give it everything we’ve got”

Christian Groß sat down on Wednesday for the midweek mixed zone interview, in which he spoke about Werder’s approach as the season draws to a close. The 32-year-old praised the commitment and fight that the Green-Whites brought onto the pitch in last Friday’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against RB Leipzig and stressed that these features were something that need to be taken into the next few games in the...

05.05.2021 / 15:02 / First Team

Relegation battle is a psychological test

After the 3-1 defeat to Union Berlin, everyone knew that a different approach would be needed as the club plays for survival in the final three matches of the season. Werder Bremen already showed more fighting spirit during the cup semi-final against RB Leipzig: “In training we have played a lot of football this week, we’ve put in work on challenges. Everyone wants to show that he should play....

04.05.2021 / 15:14 / First Team

Responsibility and unity

Despite being knocked out of the DFB-Pokal on Friday night following defeat after extra time against RB Leipzig, the Green-Whites can take a lot of encouragement from the performance. The same attitude and mentality shown in the semi-final last week will be required for the remaining games of the Bundesliga season: "We showed the right intensity and aggression and played with conviction as a team....

03.05.2021 / 16:38 / First Team

Mbom suffers knee ligament strain

Manuel Mbom demonstrated his strong physicality and commitment with a spectacular clearance in last night's cup clash against RB Leipzig before he was forced off in extra time with a knee problem. Further examinations by team doctor Dr. Daniel Hellermann revealed that the midfielder had suffered a ligament strain in his knee. An appearance next Saturday against Bayer Leverkusen is still open.

01.05.2021 / 13:40 / First Team

“Absolutely gutted, but incredibly proud”

Despite putting up an incredible fight, Werder Bremen were beaten by a 121st-minute RB Leipzig winner in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals. “We’re devastated. It’s a real shame because we could have got the win,” said a clearly emotional Leonardo Bittencourt after the full-time whistle. Florian Kohfeldt, who will continue as SVW head coach, praised his side despite the overwhelming disappointment: “I’m...

01.05.2021 / 00:40 / First Team

Last minute heartbreak in DFB-Pokal semi-finals

After recent below-par performances in the league, SV Werder delivered a gripping 120-minute fight against the favourites RB Leipzig in the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal. After a goalless 90 minutes, Hee-Chan Hwang opened the scoring in the 93rd minute, before Leonardo Bittencourt pulled Werder level (105+1’). However, it wasn’t to be for SVW as Emil Forsberg volleyed in late-on to prevent a...

30.04.2021 / 23:45 / Match Report

Fully focused on reaching an eleventh final

The DFB-Pokal is all that counts this week. RB Leipzig are the visitors to the wohninvest WESERSTADION from 20:30 CEST on Friday in the first ever cup clash between the sides. Just one win separates the Green-Whites from an eleventh appearance in the DFB-Pokal final. “This is already like a final for us and we will be full of energy and desire. Our focus is only on this match, no matter what our...

29.04.2021 / 18:30 / preliminary report

Toprak available but Friedl to miss semi-final

Head coach Florian Kohfeldt confirmed the squad he will have at his disposal for Friday night’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against RB Leipzig (20:30 CEST). At Thursday’s pre-match press conference, Kohfeldt reported that Marco Friedl will miss the match with a hip injury. “Marco won’t be ready in time for the game after the injury he picked up against Union Berlin, but all of the rest of the boys have a...

29.04.2021 / 13:20 / First Team

Füllkrug, Veljkovic and Friedl train individually

Tuesday afternoon's training came too soon for three Werder players. Marco Friedl, Milos Veljkovic and Niclas Füllkrug trained individually, but hope to be in action on Friday evening as the team take on RB Leipzig in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal.  

27.04.2021 / 17:33 / First Team

Florian Kohfeldt to remain head coach of Werder Bremen

Florian Kohfeldt will remain in his post as head coach of SV Werder Bremen following analysis of the Green-Whites’ current sporting circumstances by club management. “We see it as the responsibility of Florian Kohfeldt and the team to show a clear reaction with regard to the club’s recent Bundesliga form. This starts on Friday night in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal against RB Leipzig,” explained...

26.04.2021 / 18:24 / First Team

Special mask for Veljkovic, Friedl receives treatment

After fracturing his nose at home to Mainz 05, Milos Veljkovic is now set to return to training. The 25-year-old Serbia international will wear a custom-made special mask and can start joining the rest of the team in their training drills this week. He has therefore not yet been ruled out of the DFB-Pokal semi-final on Friday night. 

26.04.2021 / 12:30 / First Team

“We lost the game in the space of 15 minutes”

It was 15 minutes that ultimately lost the match for the Green-Whites. Werder were defeated 3-1 in the capital, as the seven-match losing streak saw the relegation zone getting ever-closer to SVW. Head coach Florian Kohfeldt took responsibility for the result following the final whistle. “I take full responsibility and hold up my hands. But the first 15 minutes after half time were awful from us....

24.04.2021 / 18:23 / First Team

Gebre Selassie goal too late to save Werder

SV Werder were defeated 3-1 away from home at 1. FC Union Berlin on Saturday afternoon, dragging the Green-Whites further into the battle to avoid relegation. A relatively uneventful first half saw the scoreline goalless at the break, but Werder fell apart early in the second period as Joel Pohjanpalo scored a hattrick (50’, 53’, 67’) to condemn head coach Florian Kohfeldt’s side to a seventh...

24.04.2021 / 17:43 / Match Report

“It doesn’t matter who we’re playing, we have to pick up points”

Last time out, SV Werder succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against 1. FSV Mainz 05 despite an ambitious performance. The Green-Whites next test comes just three days after this, as head coach Florian Kohfeldt and his team travel to the capital to take on 1. FC Union Berlin on Saturday (15:30 CEST). “I haven't forgotten playing them earlier this season and neither has the team. They know what it will take...

23.04.2021 / 16:30 / preliminary report

Baumann: "A sensible and understandable decision"

SV Werder Bremen will, along with every other Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga team, complete a two-week quarantine training camp. On Thursday, the DFL issued a quarantine order for all 36 professional football clubs in the top two divisions from 12 May until the end of the season. "We see this as a very sensible and understandable decision. The priority is finishing the season in time," said Frank...

22.04.2021 / 15:55 / First Team

Milos Veljkovic to miss Union Berlin game

SV Werder Bremen will be without centre-back Milos Veljkovic for Saturday’s trip to Berlin to take on 1. FC Union Berlin (15:30 CEST). The Serbia international suffered a broken nose in a duel during Wednesday night’s 1-0 loss against Mainz 05.

22.04.2021 / 14:26 / First Team

"It hurts"

There was a lot to discuss following Wednesday evening’s 1-0 home defeat to Mainz, Werder’s sixth consecutive Bundesliga loss. First and foremost among these was the disallowed equaliser shortly before half time, which was ruled out following a VAR review because of a foul by Kevin Möhwald. “I don’t think it was a refereeing mistake but I don’t see a foul in the build-up,” said head coach Florian...

21.04.2021 / 23:37 / First Team

Werder beaten by Mainz 05

Werder Bremen suffered their sixth consecutive defeat in the Bundesliga on Wednesday evening. The 1-0 defeat to FSV Mainz 05 saw SVW slip down to 14th place in the table, as Adam Szalai scored the only goal of a tight affair in the 16th minute at the wohninvest WESERSTADION. The loss was made even more bitter by Joshua Sargent’s disallowed goal shortly before half time which was ruled out by VAR...

21.04.2021 / 22:26 / Match Report
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