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Theodor Gebre Selassie
We're now into two minutes of added time at the end of this one in Bremen.
Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 90 minutes
Jacob Bruun Larsen32.26km/h
OSAKO OFF WITH A KNOCK
Having been brought on in the first half, Osako now comes off in the second with Chong in his place.
CLOSE FOR SKOV
This time the full-back dribbles into the box past Gebre Selassie and beats another 50-50 challenge before shooting across goal. It can't be put home by a Hoffenheim teammate with Klauss the nearest to it at the far post.
SKOV OFF THE BAR!
The Dane goes for goal with a free-kick from far out on the right flank. Perfect position for him to power a curling shot at goal which is what he does, and it bounces off the top of the Bremen goal and out for a goal kick.
CHANGES IN ATTACK
Fresh legs on for Hoffenheim with Adamyan and Gacinovic into the attack. Right now, there's no player on the pitch who has scored for Hoffenheim this season. Time for a new goal-getter?
15 TO GO...
We're into the final key phase of the game here with just 15 minutes to play. Late changes are still to be made with both sides looking capable, but currently unable, to find a winning goal.
BREMEN SHOWING AGAIN
Mbom does well down the left to break into the Hoffenheim half, and he finds Bittencourt who turns well on the edge of the away side's box before curling a shot at goal. It bounces wide, but it's a good sign for the home side.
WILL WE FIND A WINNER?
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The away side haven't challenge Pavlenka too much in this second half, but they are on top and looking most likely to find the net.
HOFF ON TOP!
BUNDESLIGA DEBUT FOR KLAUSS
The 23-year-old Brazilian is on for his Bundesliga debut here. He spent last season on loan at LASK, scoring 15 times in just over 40 appearances.
The Hoffenheim defender slides in late on Sargent on a counter and sees yellow.
Jacob Bruun Larsen
BREMEN HAVING THE BALL
The home side have been on top for the last five minutes or so in terms of possession, but are still struggling to push a way forward into the Hoffenheim defence. Bittencourt, Osako and Sargent aren't seeing the ball and when they do, they're finding it hard to keep it. Hoffenheim's pressing doing them good.
GEIGER SHOT DEFLECTED!
Skov's cross is headed on to the back post where Geiger collects and turns onto his left foot to curl at goal. It's deflected by the first man in front of him, and loops just over Pavlenka and onto the roof of the Bremen net. A good start here from Hoffenheim.
No changes at the break and we're back for the second half...
DABBUR WITH A SHOT!
Lovely play again from Hoffenheim as Geiger collects a cross cleared to the back post, and sends Dabbur into the box. He runs onto the pass and shoots first-time at the near-post, but Pavlenka stays big and it bounces off his chest and out for a corner.
CLOSER AND CLOSER!
Samassekou intercepts and Dabbur is sent away by Geiger. He lays the ball off the Skov on the edge of the Bremen box but he's forced to shoot with his weaker right foot and his effort flies high over the crossbar.
BITTENCOURT NOT FAR AWAY
The playmaker has a shot at goal from a free-kick 25 yards from goal, but this one curls just wide of the mark. He's been enjoying this first half with plenty of time on the ball in creative positions.
FÜLLKRUG COMING OFF
The Bremen striker has taken a knock to the head and he'll have to come off before half-time, with Yuya Osako coming on.
SUCH AN EVEN GAME
Both sides having good moments on the ball here with the game level. Bremen are struggling to get Sargent and Füllkrug on the ball for a sustainable amount of time, while it's the same problem for Hoffenheim either their forward line. At the moment, it's a midfield battle.
Two shots on target so far and two goals scored... Pavlenka and Pentke won't be happy.
NO GAME FOR GOALKEEPERS
Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 30 minutes
SKOV HAS HIS EYE FOR GOAL OPEN
The Danish left-back has already had a couple of shots at goal from deep here, one of which worked to help his side grab an equaliser. We know he has a powerful strike on him, and coach Sebastian Hoeneß will be happy to let him have a go as the game goes on.
A FUN BATTLE
We've had a great opening 25 minutes to this game. A goal apiece, and battles across the pitch which have been entertaining to view. Baumgartner has been the key man for Hoffenheim, while Groß and Eggestein are driving Werder's midfield early on.
WHAT A FINISH FROM GEIGER!
It had been coming for Hoffenheim, and they have their equaliser. Skov's shot from range is deflected off Moisander to the right and Rudy is on it. He sends a first-time ball low to the edge of the box and Geiger smashes it through Pavlenka and into the back of the net from 18 yards out. Thumping finish from the midfielder!
Nice play again from Hoffenheim as Bruun Larsen dribbles into the Bremen box, and cuts the ball back to the edge of the Bremen penalty area with Samassekou in space to meet it for a shot. This one is high, wide and not at all handsome - as Martin Tyler used to save on FIFA.
JUST EGGESTEIN'S GOAL BETWEEN THEM
The away side have been in this game so far, with tidy interplay going forward but the final pass lacking in front of goal. Baumgartner sends a shot just wide of goal, but the flag is up on the near side against Brunn Larsen in the build-up. It's a midfield battle here which is proving crucial, and so far Werder are winning it.
Werder playing with a three-man defence, made up of Veljkovic, Moisander and Friedl. It sees Mbom on the left flank as part of a four-man midfield, with Bittencourt supporting Sargent and Füllkrug in attack.
AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY
It had been Hoffenheim on top in the opening five minutes before that goal, with the away side probing around the Bremen penalty area with tidy possession. But one swift counter and the scoring is opened here in the North of Germany.
EGGESTEIN OPENS THE SCORING!
What a way to start the game for the home side. It's a counter from Werder down the right with Gebre Selassie found. He plays a ball low to around the penalty spot having seen Eggestein's run from midfield and he meets it with a slide and left-footed punch into the back of the net past Pentke!
AWAY WE GO!
The home side get us underway in Bremen.
KICK-OFF COMING UP!
Don't go anywhere as we have players entering the pitch and kick-off in the penultimate game of the weekend - with one more to come tomorrow - just minutes away.
NO KRAMARIC FOR HOFFENHEIM
Kramaric has scored 10 of Hoffenheim's last 12 Bundesliga goals, including six of eight in 2020/21. Only Robert Lewandowski has scored more in the league this season (seven). The Croatian netted his first of his club record 68 Bundesliga goals (and counting!) for Hoffenheim away to Bremen on 13 February 2016.
WATCH: VIEW FROM THE WESER
DANGER MAN FOR WERDER
Füllkrug has been on target in three of his last four games against Hoffenheim.
SAME OLD STORY?
Hoffenheim have not lost away to Bremen in their last six trips (two wins, four draws), their longest such run on the road against any current Bundesliga side.
BREMEN STARTING XI!
Pavlenka - Gebre Selassie, Veljkovic, Moisander (c), Friedl - Mbom, Groß, Eggestein - Bittencourt - Sargent, Füllkrug
Kapino, Möhwald, Rashica, Osako, Schmid, Toprak, Chong, Gruev, Woltemade
HOFFENHEIM STARTING XI!
Pentke - Posch, Vogt (c), Akpoguma - Rudy, Samassekou, Geiger, Skov - Baumgartner - Bruun Larsen, Dabbur
Philipp, Brenet, Bebou, Sessegnon, Belfodil, Gacinovic, Adamyan, Bogarde, Klauss
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