2nd Bundesliga: Werder Bremen shoots Fortuna Düsseldorf even deeper into the crisis

Status: 17.01.2022 00:01

First division relegated Werder Bremen has continued its winning streak in the 2nd Bundesliga against Fortuna Düsseldorf.

At the start of the new year, the Hanseatic League defeated Düsseldorf 3-0 (0-0) on Saturday (01/15/2022). With 32 points, Werder have moved up to third place after the fourth three in a row.

However, it took until the 66th minute before Niclas Füllkrug scored the 1-0 with a header. The referee gave the goal after video evidence, the cross came from Marvin Ducksch, whose supposed 2-0 was not given in the 73rd minute after video evidence because of an offside position.

Düsseldorf Petersson sees a red card

Werder were dominant from the start in the Weser Stadium, where no spectators were allowed due to the corona pandemic. However, the first division relegated was only able to use its superiority for goals when outnumbered.

In the 58th minute, Düsseldorf lost Kristoffer Peterson with a red card after a serious foul against Felix Agu. Ducksch’s goal in the 80th minute was legal, and Füllkrug added his second goal (87′).

Werder Bremen have to play at SC Paderborn on the next matchday on Saturday (January 22nd, 2022), Düsseldorf will play against Nuremberg on Friday.


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