Previous round: SVW progressed through the last 16 with a 2-0 win at home to Greuther Fürth. Kevin Möhwald scored after 12 minutes before Felix Agu wrapped things up with a little over 15 minutes left to play. The match against Regensburg will be the second consecutive task against a second-tier side. Our opponents were able to knock out a Bundesliga team in their match against Köln (4-3 on penalties). In the previous round, Regensburg progressed thanks to another penalty shootout.
Ending a poor run: After three defeats in a row, Werder want to get back to winning ways on Wednesday. It’s also a chance to build up some confidence ahead of the upcoming Bundesliga match against Leipzig. “The cup is of huge importance for us. It’s a competition in which we can achieve a lot in a short space of time,” said Kohfeldt. After a coronavirus-enforced break, The hosts have returned to action with two draws and a loss. “Obviously it’s a disadvantage not to be able to train for two weeks, but Regensburg look fit and their game is defined by their desire,” Werder’s head coach said.