First-team news

Füllkrug undergoes more knee surgery

Niclas Füllkrug has had to have additional knee surgery in the past few days, said Werder's head coach Florian Kohfeldt on Sunday. The surgery will not affect the comeback fate of the striker, who suffered knee ligament damage in September - the striker will still not play for Werder again this season. 

23.02.2020 / 14:49 / First Team

“It’s really important to stay positive”

Two goals in ten minutes turned out to be enough in the end for Dortmund to take all three points home from Bremen. The Green Whites were disappointed with BVB’s opener after conceding from yet another set piece, and with their failure to put the visitors under any real threat. Werder haven’t scored a Bundesliga goal in front of their crowd since the end of November. “We failed to create any goal...

22.02.2020 / 18:59 / First Team

A task too big

Another defeat for SVW. Despite a brave and determined performance right up until the final whistle, BVB’s attacking power proved to be too much for the Green Whites in the end, securing a 2-0 victory. The first half was largely an even battle, without much between the two sides. Werder made life extremely difficult for the visitors in the opening period, with tactical discipline and a brave...

22.02.2020 / 17:31 / Match Report

Awareness instead of confusion

With each matchday that ticks by, Werder have fewer and fewer opportunities remaining to pick up points in the Bundesliga this season. This has caused the pressure to perform on the pitch to increase at the Osterdeich in recent weeks. Werder need to pick up points in order to escape the relegation zone, preferably starting with this weekend’s game against Dortmund. The team are well aware of the...

20.02.2020 / 16:10 / First Team

Augustinsson available to face Dortmund

Ludwig Augustinsson has been given the all-clear and is available to face Borussia Dortmund on Saturday (22.02.20, 15:30 CET), head coach Florian Kohfeldt shared during a pre-match press conference on Thursday.

20.02.2020 / 13:18 / First Team

Two players return to training

Josh Sargent has recovered from his cold and returned to full team training on Wednesday morning. Leonardo Bittencourt also returned alongside him after being unable to take part in recent sessions.

19.02.2020 / 14:29 / First Team

Hungry and full of energy

It’s not been an easy ride for Ludwig Augustinsson. Having only just returned to the team in winter after fully recovering from last summer’s knee surgery, a muscle strain in his thigh threw another spanner into the works. With the end-of-season run-in approaching, the Swede wants to get back on the pitch and help his team fight against relegation with his "quality, his energy and his hunger."

18.02.2020 / 16:25 / First Team

Augustinsson sets sights on return against Dortmund

Ludwig Augustinsson has been out of action for the Green Whites since the start of the Rückrunde. The Swede is now edging ever-closer to his return to the side. “If everything goes as planned, I will be ready to play on Saturday,” the 25-year-old explained on Tuesday afternoon.

18.02.2020 / 14:21 / First Team

Vogt out injured

Kevin Vogt will miss the upcoming Bundesliga games against Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt. An MRI scan on Sunday morning showed that the 28-year-old defender suffered a knee tendon injury on Saturday in Leipzig.

16.02.2020 / 13:14 / First Team

“It ruined our entire game”

Werder leave empty handed after a 3-0 defeat in Leipzig. Once again, the Green Whites struggled to deal with set pieces, leading to two goals for the opposition, dampening their hopes of remaining in the division. “The two goals from set pieces ruined our entire game plan,” head coach Florian Kohfeldt said after the final whistle. Their slim hopes of a comeback were then put to bed early on in the...

15.02.2020 / 19:21 / First Team

Vogt set for further examinations

It is yet to be seen whether Kevin Vogt will available for Werder over the next few weeks. The winter signing picked up a knee injury during a challenge with Timo Werner in the defeat against RB Leipzig.

15.02.2020 / 18:53 / First Team

3-0 defeat in Leipzig

SV Werder were handed a 3-0 defeat by RB Leipzig on Bundesliga Matchday 22. Lukas Klostermann (18’) and Patrik Schick (39’) opened the scoring for RBL in the first half, with Nordi Mukiele sealing the victory just moments after the break (46’). To make matters worse, SVW were also dealt with a huge injury blow.

15.02.2020 / 17:20 / Match Report

13 games, 13 chances

No time to waste, focus to be raised: the aim for Werder in their duel against RB Leipzig is clear. Preparation for this next game is more intense than usual, with the players making their way to the training ground early on Wednesday morning. “We weighed up the timing. It’s important that we can prepare for the Leipzig games without any interruptions. To that effect, we want to show that there’s...

12.02.2020 / 15:34 / First Team

Working hard together

Theodor Gebre Selassie and Ludwig Augustinsson have been sorely missed on the pitch over the past weeks, as the two have had to watch from the stands recently. Both made their returns to team training this week, and are glad to be back. WERDER.DE checked in with the duo to ask how they’ve withstood the enforced break, where their current fitness levels are at and what will be key in the battle...

12.02.2020 / 11:02 / interview

Werder embark on short training camp

SV Werder Bremen will take part in a short training camp from Wednesday to Friday in preparation for their Bundesliga clash against Leipzig on Saturday. 

11.02.2020 / 16:15 / First Team

Maik Nawrocki signs first professional contract

The young centre back Maik Nawrocki has signed his first ever professional contract at SV Werder Bremen. The local lad, who has played for his boyhood club since he was just five years old, has been playing for the U19s so far this season.

11.02.2020 / 14:00 / First Team

Werder will go away to Frankfurt

After the Quarter Final draw was made in the DFB-Pokal on Sunday, SV Werder Bremen will travel for an away tie against Eintracht Frankfurt. The game will take place on either 03/03/20 or 04/03/20..

09.02.2020 / 18:13 / First Team

“One foot on the brakes”

Disappointment was the overwhelming emotion after SV Werder’s 2-0 defeat to Union Berlin on Saturday. There was hope that the midweek cup victory over Borussia Dortmund would bring fresh impetus to the Bundesliga routine, but it wasn’t to be. “We were too casual and always had our foot on the brakes. We knew that the game wouldn’t be as fast-paced as Tuesday’s, but we need to up the tempo...

08.02.2020 / 19:12 / First Team

Poor league form continues against Union

It was another disappointing Bundesliga weekend for Werder fans, as Florian Kohfeldt’s side were beaten 2-0 at home by 1. FC Union Berlin. After a quiet first half for both sides, the visitors from the capital caught Bremen on the counter twice in the second 45, while the Green-Whites failed to find a way through the stubborn Union backline. 

08.02.2020 / 17:32 / Match Report

Selke completes final training session

The final training session of the double gameweek is over and there is good news in the form that Davie Selke has recovered after the blow to his hip flexor. After his successful return to the WESERSTADION on Tuesday evening, the forward is also looking to make a splash in the opposition penalty area on Saturday against Union Berlin. 

07.02.2020 / 16:10 / First Team