2-2 v Bremen: Gilavogui saves Wolfsburg a point

VfL Wolfsburg got here again late to attract 2-2 in opposition to Bremen. SVW stunned the Wolves with their aggressive and attacking model of play. In the top, Wolfsburg may thank the joker.

Came, noticed and met late: Joshua Gilavogui (proper).
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Wolfsburg coach Niko Kovac made two adjustments to his group after beating Carl Zeiss Jena 1-0 within the DFB Cup, with Waldschmidt and Wind changed by captain Arnold and Brekalo. Cruz initially solely sat on the bench.

Bremen’s promotion coach Ole Werner, who made his Bundesliga debut, additionally made two adjustments from the 2-1 cup win over Energie Cottbus on his return to the Bundesliga: Jung began for Buchanan and newcomer Steige performed for Corona. constructive Schmid (first eleven debut). .

The begin of the season in Bremen was clearly not solely eagerly awaited by the followers, but additionally by the group: the guests began like a tarantula, after solely seven seconds Weiser may have completed, and fewer than 60 seconds Daksh missed. .

Bremen began early in a 3-3-2-2, with Weiser specifically very attacking in his facet and inflicting many issues for the opposition van de Wen. The end result after eleven minutes was much more shocking: 1:0 for Wolfsburg. Wimmer performed fortunately in entrance of the field and served Nmecha completely, Pavlenka had no probability in opposition to the lob.

Bremen turns the sport round

But SVW did not permit themselves to be abruptly shortchanged and above all, they have been assured of their physique. Wolfsburg appeared to have the higher of a one-time equaliser. Fullkrug didn’t make a correct assault on the left facet of the half-court and despatched the ball into the far nook (twenty first).

Bremen now wished extra and turned the sport round inside two minutes: Wolves’ proper flank was as soon as once more too passive, this time permitting Daksch to maneuver too freely and discover Bittencourt with a cross within the middle, who took the utmost escort and handed to Castel. He has no probability on headers (twenty third).

SVW deservedly took the lead at that point – and that truth did not change till the break, as Wolfsburg’s attacking unit was nearly fully submerged other than the agile Wimmer, whereas on the different finish Füllkrug solely missed the highest scorer (thirty sixth).

Cruz arrives late – Gilavogui scores late

VfL began the second half with Gilavogui for Svanberg, with neither group having a lot to supply the 28,000 crowd in entrance of aim. So Kovac continued to vary, Waldschmidt and new participant Kaminski got here on (67th) – ex-Bremer Kruse remained on the bench.

But the opposite newcomers have been additionally a breath of contemporary air, and for Kaminski, the angle was a little sharper on the first contact of the ball (68th). Then it was time, with a quarter of an hour to go, Kruse arrived in Baku.

And Cruz was to play a decisive function instantly: Nmecha headed his nook to the again publish, the place Joker Gilavogui made it 2-2 (84′). That was the ultimate rating, the Ducks then tried once more however missed the aim (89th).

As a end result, SVW completed simply in need of the highest three on their return to the Bundesliga, whereas VfL Kovacs managed to remain only one point away from the end line of their premiership.

targets and maps

1:0L. Nmecha (11′, proper foot, Wimmer)

1:1filling the jar (21′, proper leg, stage)

1:2Bittencourt (23′, header, Dax)

2:2Gilavogui (84′, proper foot, L. Nmecha)

VfL Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg

Werder Bremen

Bremen

panel of judges

Sasha Stegeman

Sasha Stegeman
Niederkassel

sport data

VfL Wolfsburg go to Bayern Munich on Sunday (17:30). Werder Bremen host VfB Stuttgart on Saturday (15:30).

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