2-2 v Bremen: Gilavogui saves Wolfsburg a point

VfL Wolfsburg got here again late to attract 2-2 in opposition to Bremen. SVW shocked the Wolves with their aggressive and attacking type of play. In the tip, Wolfsburg might thank the joker.

Came, noticed and met late: Joshua Gilavogui (proper).
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Wolfsburg coach Niko Kovac made two adjustments to his staff 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. optimistic Schmid (first eleven debut). .

The begin of the season in Bremen was clearly not solely eagerly awaited by the followers, but additionally by the staff: the guests began like a tarantula, after solely seven seconds Weiser might 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 outcome 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 likelihood in opposition to the lob.

Bremen turns the sport round

But SVW did not permit themselves to be all of the sudden shortchanged and above all, they had been assured of their physique. Wolfsburg appeared to have the higher of a one-time equaliser. Fullkrug did not 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 heart, who took the utmost escort and handed to Castel. He has no likelihood 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 aside from 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 staff having a lot to supply the 28,000 crowd in entrance of objective. So Kovac continued to alter, Waldschmidt and new participant Kaminski got here on (67th) – ex-Bremer Kruse remained on the bench.

But the opposite newcomers had 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 position 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 objective (89th).

As a outcome, 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 info

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

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