Goal! Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg) was in the right place at the right time to get to the rebound inside the box and gleefully rifles the ball into the left side of the goal. It's 2:1.
3 additional min. will be played.
Werder Bremen didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Substitution. Martin Harnik (Werder Bremen) replaces Milot Rashica.
Theodor Gebre Selassie (Werder Bremen) outjumps the defence inside the six-yard box to meet the corner and scores with a great header into the left side of the goal. The keeper had no chance to react. The score is now 2:0.
The referee signals a corner kick to Werder Bremen.
Christian Streich decides to make a substitution. Florian Niederlechner will be replaced by Lucas Holer (Freiburg).
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Jerome Gondorf trots off the pitch and is replaced by Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg).
Goal! Milot Rashica swings the ball deep into the box and finds Davy Klaassen (Werder Bremen) unmarked, and his close-range header flies past the keeper into the left side of the goal. 1:0.
Mike Frantz (Freiburg) receives a yellow card from the referee, but it seems like a very harsh decision.
Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen) finds himself with a great opportunity! He unleashes a shot from the edge of the box, which whizzes just wide of the left post!
A cross from the free kick is whipped in by Christian Gunter (Freiburg), but one of the defenders steps in and averts the threat.
Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Bibiana Steinhaus had an easy-decision to make.
Florian Kohfeldt has decided to make a change. Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen) replaces Yuya Osako.
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Mike Frantz (Freiburg) is coming onto the pitch as Pascal Stenzel cannot continue after picking up an injury.
Theodor Gebre Selassie (Werder Bremen) brings his opponent down. Bibiana Steinhaus has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle for a foul.
This is a yellow card! Pascal Stenzel (Freiburg) is not happy with the decision, but from our point of view it was clear.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) sends a cross into the box, but Stefanos Kapino comes off his line to gather the ball.
Christian Gunter (Freiburg) swings in a cross, but the ball is cleared to safety by one of the defending players.
Davy Klaassen (Werder Bremen) connects with a precise cross inside the goalmouth and shoots. One of the defending players reacts in time and clears the ball to safety.
Half-time substitution. Florian Kohfeldt decided to make a change. Jiri Pavlenka (Werder Bremen) is replaced by Stefanos Kapino.
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
The first half of today's match has just finished.
1 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Werder Bremen have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Max Kruse (Werder Bremen) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance. Werder Bremen have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
Werder Bremen take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Max Kruse (Werder Bremen) receives a lofted pass and is given time inside the box to unleash a shot goalwards. The ball is directed towards the left side of the goal, but it lacks power and Alexander Schwolow pulls off a comfortable save to thwart the effort. The ball goes out of play. Werder Bremen are awarded a corner kick.
Amir Abrashi (Freiburg) violates the laws of the game and is shown a deserved yellow card by the referee.
Pascal Stenzel (Freiburg) serves up a nice cross, but Jiri Pavlenka punches the ball away.
Jerome Gondorf (Freiburg) runs onto a good long pass and tries his luck from the edge of the box, but his effort flies high over the bar.
Bibiana Steinhaus blows his whistle and signals a foul after Nuri Sahin (Werder Bremen) brought his opponent down. That's a free kick to Freiburg.
The resulting set piece from Werder Bremen is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen) sends over a cross, but he can't find any teammate inside the box. Poor delivery. The ball is out of play. Freiburg will take a throw-in.
Nuri Sahin (Werder Bremen) jumps into a tackle and Bibiana Steinhaus blows his whistle for a foul.
Florian Niederlechner (Freiburg) is clearly in an offside position and the linesman raises his flag.
What a big chance! Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen) picks up an inch-perfect pass inside the box and skies the ball well over the bar.
Milot Rashica (Werder Bremen) crosses into the box from near the side line, but he doesn't connect as he wanted and it's cleared by the well-organized defence.
Bibiana Steinhaus blows his whistle and it's Maximilian Eggestein (Werder Bremen) who is penalised for an offensive foul. Good decision by the referee.
Maximilian Eggestein (Werder Bremen) reacts well to get to the rebound and takes a shot from the edge of the box, but he fails to get the ball through the players standing between him and the goal.
Nuri Sahin (Werder Bremen) sends a long ball across the pitch, but it misses its target. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Freiburg.
The Werder Bremen players are displaying brilliant short passes and great ball movement. They are waiting to open the opposition's defence and hit them swiftly on the break.
A crossfield pass from Milot Rashica (Werder Bremen) fails to find any of his teammates.
The free kick into the penalty area from Milot Rashica (Werder Bremen) is cleared.
Nico Schlotterbeck (Freiburg) commits an ugly challenge. The referee sees it and immediately blows his whistle. Werder Bremen are awarded a free kick.
The foul by Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen) was seen by Bibiana Steinhaus who didn't hesitate to blow the whistle.
Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen) rises above the defence to meet the corner. His timing is good, but he directs his header just a few inches over the bar.
The ball is out of play and Werder Bremen manage to earn a corner.
Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Davy Klaassen (Werder Bremen) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
Freiburg fail to score from a corner as Jiri Pavlenka (Werder Bremen) leaps to collect the ball.
Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen) commits a foul and Bibiana Steinhaus immediately signals a free kick.
The first half has started.
The players are out at last! Werder Bremen will take the kick-off.
Bibiana Steinhaus got the nomination for today's game and will try his best to be a fair judge and not make any mistakes.
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