Bundesliga Preview: Werder Bremen vs. Schalke 04

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Updated: September 23, 2014
Schalke 04 - Draxler

Match Date: 23 September 2014 (local time)

Venue: Weserstadion

 

Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen are still searching for their first victory this season. The two are hoping that the upcoming match gives them the result that they are expecting and eventually, improve their rank in the Bundesliga table.
The Royal Blues are on the verge of hitting the relegation zone. But Werder Bremen is neither safe from going down under.

 

The contenders

Werder Bremen

After 3 consecutive draws, the last thing that Werder Bremen expected was a loss. Unfortunately, this is what transpired in their match against Augsburg. The latter made a great run during the 2nd half.

 

Thus, Werdre Bremen had to let go the idea of snatching a point and improving its rank. Nevertheless, they should be thankful that they have prevented a clean sheet for such could have pushed them further into the bottom of the Bundesliga hierarchy.

 

Schalke 04

Schalke is evidently repeating history. Once again they are on a slow start after a series of unfortunate events.

 

Though the club boasts of a better team form and depth, the Royal Blues remains ineffective on the pitch. Two (2) draws and 2 losses will hardly strengthen its campaign.

 

Nevertheless, they remain as the top pick of sports betting sites and is even valued to win at 2.36 in 12BET.
Schalke’s winning possibility over Werder is high. But they have to deal with the absence of Kevin Prince Boateng and Julian Draxler. The two are suspended for getting a red card during its Eintracht Frankfurt face-off.

 

Possible head turners

Eric Chuopo Moting is one of the key players that will aid the Royal Blues clinch its first victory. Likewise, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will most likely feature in the said match.

 

Prediction

Werder Bremen 1-2 Schalke 04

 

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