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ADDED TIME

We're into four minutes of added time here in a rainy Bremen.
89'

GUILAVOGUI RETURNS

The Wolfsburg captain is back on the Bundesliga pitch. His first appearance since Matchday 22.
88'

HUGE CHANCE

Gerhardt almost makes it two-nil as he makes a perfect run into the Bremen box, but his shot is saved superbly by Pavlenka.
88'

Substitution

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Marcel Tisserand
Marcel Tisserand
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Jérôme Roussillon
Jérôme Roussillon
88'

Substitution

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Josuha Guilavogui
Josuha Guilavogui
sub
Maximilian Arnold
Maximilian Arnold
87'

WEGHORST SNATCHES AT ONE

The Dutch striker is found on the edge of the Bremen box by Roussillon but can't get his effort on target.
86'

LAST CHANCE SALOON NOW

The home side bring on two strikers in Woltemade and Selke with an equaliser and a point now the order of the day.
85'

Substitution

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Davie Selke
Davie Selke
sub
Yuya Osako
Yuya Osako
85'

Substitution

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Nick Woltemade
Nick Woltemade
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Davy Klaassen
Davy Klaassen
83'

Substitution

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Yannick Gerhardt
Yannick Gerhardt
sub
Xaver Schlager
Xaver Schlager
82'

WEGHORST GETS THE GOAL!

There it is for Wolfsburg and we have an opening. A mistake from the home side in attack is countered. Mbabu finds Klaus on the right flank in space and his cross to the near post is met perfectly by Weghorst and headed home. His 12th goal of the season, and first since Matchday 24. Huge relief for the Dutchman to put Wolfsburg ahead.
82'

Wout Weghorst

GOAL!

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Wout Weghorst
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81'

SCHLAGER HITS THE BAR!

Closest we've come to a goal here in Bremen. Ginczek and Brekalo have shots blocked in the Bremen box after a free-kick wasn't cleared by the home defence. The ball then runs loose to Schlager on the edge of the box and he laces a powerful shot goalward, which cannons out of the upright.
80'

SUBSTITUTE BOOKED

Bittencourt is cautioned here just a few minutes after coming on. He tries to intercept a pass to Klaus but catches the Wolfsburg forward instead.
80'

Yellow card

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Leonardo Bittencourt
Leonardo Bittencourt
78'

FINAL THIRD PASSING LACKING

Both sides are hovering at around 80 per cent pass completion for this game, with most of those stay passes coming in the opposition's final third. One of the key reasons we are still goalless as we approach the final 10 minutes.
76'

Substitution

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Leonardo Bittencourt
Leonardo Bittencourt
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Joshua Sargent
Joshua Sargent
74'

GOOD CHANCE FOR SCHLAGER

Brekalo passes to the edge of the Bremen box from a corner on the near side and Schlager meets it, shooting at goal first-time on his favoured left foot. But his curling effort drifts over the home side's goal.
72'

WILL WE SEE A WINNER?

Neither side will be happy with how things have gone so far, but there's still time to change the story. Just three shots on target from either side in this game so far. Can someone take one that breaks the deadlock?
68'

WEATHER TAKING A CHANGE

The rain is now pouring down in Bremen in this second half as it did for a moment in the late game yesterday at Dortmund. We'll have to see how long this rain holds out for.
67'

Yellow card

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Kevin Mbabu
Kevin Mbabu
64'

ATTACKING MOVES

Now it's Wolfsburg looking to freshen things up in attack with Klaus and Ginczek both on. Can they make a difference with 25 minutes to play?
64'

Substitution

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Felix Klaus
Felix Klaus
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Joao Victor
Joao Victor
64'

Substitution

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Daniel Ginczek
Daniel Ginczek
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Admir Mehmedi
Admir Mehmedi
61'

FIRST CHANGE

Bartles looking to bring fresh legs into midfield for Bremen and a more attacking option, replacing Bargfrede. Bartels was made to wait a few minutes while someone ran into the dressing room to get him some new boots.
61'

Substitution

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Fin Bartels
Fin Bartels
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Philipp Bargfrede
Philipp Bargfrede
59'

TIDY COUNTER

Victor sends Weghorst through the middle and he finds Mbabu out on the right. The Swiss full-back looks to return the favour to Weghorst in the box with a low cross, but it's blocked away. More of that needed from the away side to break the deadlock.
58'

PONGRACIC BOOKED

It's a beautiful turn from Sargent which sends him past the Wolfsburg defender, and he's forced to pull him back to stop the attack continuing.
58'

Yellow card

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Marin Pongracic
Marin Pongracic
54'

SCHLAGER IN THE BOOK

The midfielder is cautioned for a hard challenge on Sargent in midfield.
54'

Yellow card

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Xaver Schlager
Xaver Schlager
51'

BRIGHT START

The away side having the brighter start to this second half, with some pressure in possession around the Bremen box. Chances remain few and far between, though, with Weghorst - in particular - on the search for his first goal since March.
49'

SARGENT BOOKED

A yellow card for the USMNT forward for pulling back Roussillon. His second yellow card of the season.
48'

Yellow card

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Joshua Sargent
Joshua Sargent
46'

SECOND HALF BEGINS

We're back underway in Bremen for the second half.
Kick-off!
Half-time
45'

KLAASSEN BOOKED

A late challenge from the Dutchman on Arnold in midfield and he takes his sixth yellow card.
45'

Yellow card

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Davy Klaassen
Davy Klaassen
42'

APPROACHING THE BREAK

Wolfsburg are composed on the ball in defence, but have found it tough to break through the Bremen backline when pushing forward. The same can be said for the home side going the other way. Some changes will have to come from both sides if they want to get the scoring underway in the second half...
35'

HOPING FOR GOALS

History tells us this fixture is used to having the ball hit the back of the net. In the 45 meetings between these sides up to today, 159 goals have been scored, an average of 3.5 per game.
31'

OSAKO FORCES A SAVE

Superb football from the home side. A move that started with Vogt's passing breaking the lines from defence ends with Osako on the ball on the edge of the Wolfsburg box. He fires a shot at goal, but Casteels is across well to parry the ball behind.
25'

NEITHER SIDE IN CONTROL

It's been a very even half so far in Bremen. The away side have enjoyed the majority of the possession, but Bremen have had more attempts on the opposition goal thus far. Either of these sides would be delighted to get ahead before the break, but only if the other side's defence buckles under the pressure.
24'

BIG CHANCE

Great move from the home side. Klaassen crosses low into the box and it's dummies at the near post to Osak, who can't get the ball out of his feet and it runs loose behind him to Sargent who shoots, but it's a fantastic blocking challenge from the Wolfsburg defence.
15'

FIRST PRESSURE

The away side are now on top here and building pressing on the home side's defence in the last few minutes.
13'

WEGHORST IN BEHIND

Fantastic one-two between Weghorst and Victor and the Brazilian sends Weghorst away, he skips past Veljkovic defender to go clean through on goal but Pavlenka is out to close the gap before the Dutchman reaches the ball. He goes to flick the ball at goal, but Pavlenka gets a hand to it.
12'

BREKALO HAS A GO

The first attempt at goal of the game for the away side comes from Brekalo at distance, and flies past Pavlenka's goal with the Bremen No.1 happy to watch it go by.
11'

HIGH TEMPO

The home side doing things quickly on and off the ball, with coach Kohfeldt demanding a high tempo from the sidelines. Most of the good early play has come down the left side with Augustinsson.
7'

BREMEN STARTING WELL

The home side keeping Wolfsburg penned in their own box in the opening minutes here. Already two corners and one attempt at goal off target.
4'

THREE-MAN DEFENCE

As you can see looking at the average line-ups for the home side, it's a three-man defence for Bremen. Kevin Vogt is in the centre of it, with Gebre Selassie and Augustinsson released as wing-backs down either flank.
1'

HERE WE GO!

A big game for both sides with three points the target as we get the ball rolling in Bremen.
Kick-off!

KEY GAME FOR WOLFSBURG TOO

It's not just Bremen who have big things on the line in these final games of the season. Wolfsburg are fighting for the final UEFA Europa League qualification spots, and dropped one point behind Hoffenheim after their draw with Düsseldorf yesterday. A win today can take Wolfsburg back into 6th, two points ahead of Hoffenheim.

EVERY GAME A CUP FINAL NOW

So the saying goes for teams fighting against relegation at the end of the season, and it's the same story for Bremen today. They currently sit second bottom of the Bundesliga table, but just three points behind Fortuna Düsseldorf in the relegation play-off spot. A win today would of course take them level on points with their relegation rivals with four further matches to play.

TIME TO CHANGE THE STORY?

It's four-and-half years since Wolfsburg last beat Werder, but they have still scored more goals against the Green-Whites than against any other Bundesliga club (81). Star midfielder Maximilian Arnold has scored four goals in 13 meetings with Bremen - his best return against any Bundesliga club.

TIME TO TAME THE WOLVES AGAIN?

Bremen are unbeaten in their last eight meetings with Wolfsburg (W6, D2), winning four on the spin at home.

BREMEN TEAM NEWS

Three changes made by Florian Kohfeldt's team after their midweek defeat to Frankfurt at home. Davie Selke, Fin Bartles and Marco Friedl all drop out with Ludwig Augusinsson, Yuya Osako and Josh Sargent both returning to start. Bremen with the opportunity to immediately bounce back from that home defeat which was a postponed Matchday 24 fixture.

WOLFSBURG TEAM NEWS

There's just one change from the side which lost 1-2 at home to Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend. Admir Mehmedi starts today ahead of Renato Steffen in support of Wout Weghorst in attack.

BREMEN STARTING XI!

Pavlenka – Gebre Selassie, Veljkovic, Moisander (c), Augustinsson – Vogt – Bargfrede, Klaassen – M. Eggestein - Sargent, Osako

BREMEN SUBS

Kapino, Lang, Langkamp, Friedl, Bittencourt, Bartels, Groß, Selke, Woltemade

WOLFSBURG STARTING XI!

Casteels (c) - Mbabu, Pongracic, Brooks, Roussillon - Schlager, Arnold - Brekalo, Mehmedi, Victor – Weghorst

WOLFSBURG SUBS

Pervan, Knoche, Tisserand, Klaus, Gerhardt, Guilavogui, Justvan, Marmoush, Ginczek