Werder Bremen vs Bayern Munich - 24/04/2019 Preview

Werder Bremen will face Bayern Munich at Weserstadion, in Bremen, at German DFB Pokal Semi-Finals. Werder Bremen against Bayern Munich is the match with big interest after their previous matches in German Bundesliga. Review our thoughts on this match here below. 

 

Werder Bremen

Werder Bremen will be facing very strong teams from 1/8 Finals in DFB Pokal. They won a game in a very tough confrontation against Borussia Dortmund and won the match with 3:3 result by penalties. Both teams played an interesting and intense game. In the quarter-final, they met Schalke and won 2:0 against them in the easy game without giving any big chances for them to succeed. Bremen is the second team with most titles in DFB Pokal after Bayern Munich.

Werder Bremen played already Bayern Munich in the last round of Bundesliga. Very likely that Werder will finish without any tickets to Europe competitions for next season. Now they stand at 8th place. Bayern Munich has broken their unbeatable streak since December of 2018. M. Kruse has 10 goals and 9 assists in Bundesliga. While the next best player of the team is M. Rashica with 8 goals and 3 assists. Both teams scored in 9 out of 10 last matches at home ground in Bundesliga.

Unfortunately, Fin Bartels will miss the next match due to an injury. All other main squad players are ready to face Bayern in the semi-final of DFB Pokal. Bremen is very strong this year at attacking down the wings, creating chances through individual skills and coming back from losing positions. However, they play weak at defending counter attacks and stopping opponents from creating chances.

 

Bayern Munich

Even with the weak start of the season, they are playing strongly and as always targeting all German trophies. Bayern Munich gave rotational squad to show themselves in the games of DFB Pokal. In 1/8 Final they met Hertha Berlin and won 3:2 in a very intense and interesting game. After, they played with Bundesliga 2 team Heidenheim and won in a match full of goals by 5:4. Of course, for young and inexperienced players is hard to play on the highest level, but as we can see they reaching goals.

In the Bundesliga, Bayern overtook Borussia Dortmund by 5:0 and got back 1st place. In total, even with an injury crisis and the bad start of the season Bayern targeting Bundesliga as always. There are 6 more matches, however, looks like Bayern is already feeling confident about Bundesliga. Robert Lewandowski is the best striker of the team and Bundesliga also with 21 scored goal and 7 assists.

Unfortunately, Manuel Neuer, Corentin Tolisso and Arjen Robben will miss next match due to injuries. The Bavarians are very strong this season at attacking set pieces, attacking down the wings and defending set pieces. However, squad is facing troubles at avoiding the offside, stopping opponents from creating chances and protecting the lead.

 

H2H

Most interesting that Bayern Munich has won already 16 matches in a row against Werder Bremen in all competitions. It looks like Werder is a very comfortable opponent for guests.