Werder Bremen – Nurnberg SOCCER PICKS
Werder Bremen and Nürnberg meet in Weserstadion, in a match for the 3rd round of the Bundesliga. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met, on 08-03-2014, in a match which ended with the final score: Nürnberg (0-2) Werder Bremen. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
Currently in 7th place, the home team has won 4 points so far. On Matchday 1 they tied at home with Hannover 96 by (1-1). On the following day, the final score recorded a victory by (1-2) in the visit to Eintracht Frankfurt. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 25 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 18 goals scored and 14 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home loss with Emmen by (1-2). In the last 10 home matches Werder Bremen has won 1, tied 6 and lost 3. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Werder Bremen come to this showdown motivated, after a 5-2 victory, in a friendly against Meppen. Werder Bremen is a team that likes to play in its own midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise the opponent in quick exits for counterattack. To point out that the club of the house presents some gaps, mainly in the air football, being that here the team often compromises its results. The home club usually acts in a 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced pieces are Osako, Kruse and Harnik. The coach of the premises will not be able to count on Johannsson, Bartels, Kauper, Drobny, Zetterer, Kapino and Pavlenka, to be injured.
The away team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 1 point won. In his debut he lost out to Hertha BSC by (1-0). In the 2nd round, they drew at home against Mainz 05 by (1-1). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 away matches Nürnberg has won 6, tied 2 and lost 2. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Nuremberg enters this match after a draw at home, a ball, at the reception at Mainz. As the rival of this day, Nuremberg acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3. In this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players are Kubo, Ishak and Palacios. So, acting outside the home, you can guess that the outsider choose a more defensive strategy, with the aim of not allowing too much space to his adversary. Coach Michael Kollner will not be able to count on Ewerton, for being injured.