VfB Stuttgart are still waiting for the first victory in the year 2019, has sent the 1:1 (1:1) at Werder Bremen, but at least a sign of life in the relegation battle in the Bundesliga. Thanks to the courageous performance at the ambitious North German VfB should be allowed to retain Coach Markus Weinzierl and his coach. This coming Sunday is the important basement then in a duel with Hannover 96. In front of 41 000 spectators at Bremen's Weser stadium, Steven Zuber had brought the VfB on Friday evening in the second Minute in the lead. Davy managed to Klaassen in the 45. Minute the equaliser for Bremen, for the draw in the fight for Europa League places is too little.
after 61 seconds, the Ball was in the net - to the horror of the Werder Fans, but in the Bremer. At the time of his Swabians string to the header template of Mario Gomez umkurvte making only Nuri Sahin, then the Swiss took a Solo, and left the Werder goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka with his shot in the short corner, no Chance.
First Werder-Chance after 15 minutes
the shock of The fastest Gegentors this season, the sleepy Bremer had not digested yet, as Gomez had the next big chance - but the 33-Year-old easily lost possession in the penalty area (9.), in addition, Pavlenka. The Werder coach Florian Kohfeldt, the ordering for the first time, the 19-year-old American Joshua Sargent in the starting lineup, seemed to be barely on the court.
Weinzierl had not changed his Team in comparison to the 1:3 against RB Leipzig. The VfB combined well, the two fights and stayed with lightning-fast Counter-attacking dangerously. After 15 minutes, Werder had a great single action of Milot Rashica the first Chance.
Then came the North German better into the game, made too many bad passes, were spoiled and had to be constantly on the alert. Alexander Esswein (25.) and, once again, making (26.) tried their luck, before the strong Rashica awarded the best Werder-Chance from the best Position (30.).
However, significantly more possession of the ball brought anything for a long time countable - to Klaassen shortly before the half-time whistle with a Sunday shot brand "goal of the month" the balancing achieved (45.). Previously Pavlenka had thwarted a second great chance of Gomez responsive (44.). So the 1:1 for the break was for the house of lords a little flattering.More about
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came As a Oldie Claudio Pizarro after the hour for the hapless Sargent, a murmur went through the stadium - many Fans collected even from the Seats. However, unlike the 1:1 in Berlin in the 40 years the oldest scorer in the history of the Bundesliga was able to set this time no match. Stuttgart's Keeper Ron-Robert Zieler held in the Sturm-and-Drang period of the Bremen and the 1:1 - even with a giant head ball opportunity from the defender Theodor Gebre Selassie, he was on the Post (79.). (dpa)