Werder Bremen took a huge step towards ensuring their survival with a hard-fought 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Hamburg on Matchday 24.

Speaking to bundesliga.com afterwards, Bremen midfielder Thomas Delaney summed up his feelings on the crucial victory: "Amazing – my first derby on the pitch. Last year I wasn't able to play. It's amazing as a new player to come here and feel the excitement and the buzz. It's amazing. A derby victory and a very important victory as well because we're in a difficult position, so it's amazing, amazing."