COLOGNE. FC Köln destroys Werder Bremen 7-1 with goals of Linton Maina (9′), S. Tigges (16′), S. Tigges (21′), Ellyes Skhiri (30′), D. Huseinbašić (36′) and Ellyes Skhiri (54′). Regarding the opposition, Werder Bremen scored with Niclas Füllkrug (38′), Marco Friedl (77′ own).
The match was played at the RheinEnergieStadion stadium in Cologne on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. In front of 50,000 spectators. The referee was Robert Schröder assisted by Jan Clemens Neitzel and Robert Edgar Wessel. The 4th official was Tobias Welz. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 0.4 degrees Celsius or 32.77 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. FC Köln was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Werder Bremen that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Werder Bremen was more pushing with 42 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, FC Köln found a way to find the solution to win this contest.
FC Köln shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Werder Bremen shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
None of the teams received any yellow card.
After this encounter, FC Köln will have 21 points like Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Werder Bremen to sit in the 10th place. On the other side, Werder Bremen will stay with 21 points like Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Köln to remain in the 11th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, FC Köln will play away with VfB Stuttgart on the 18th of February with a 10-8 head to head record in favor of VfB Stuttgart (7 draws).
Werder Bremen will host VfL Bochum 1848 on the 25th of February with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of Werder Bremen (2 draws).
FC Köln – Formation
FC Köln started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
The manager Steffen Baumgart decided to play with the following team: Marvin Schwäbe, Benno Schmitz , Timo Hübers , Julian Chabot , Jonas Hector , Ellyes Skhiri , Eric Martel , Linton Maina , Florian Kainz , Denis Huseinbašić and Steffen Tigges .
The home team had on the bench: Kingsley Schindler, Dejan Ljubičić, Tim Lemperle , Justin Diehl, Sargis Adamyan, Timo Horn, Mathias Olesen , Davie Selke and Nikola Soldo.
FC Köln made 5 changes: Florian Kainz for Dejan Ljubicic (59′), D. Huseinbašić for Mathias Olesen (59′), S. Tigges for Davie Selke (59′), Ellyes Skhiri for T. Lemperle (67′) and Linton Maina for J. Diehl (81′).
Best player: Steffen Tigges
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Köln was Steffen Tigges.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 15 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He hit the woodwork once times.
Werder Bremen – Formation
Werder Bremen started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).
Ole Werner played with: Jiří Pavlenka, Niklas Stark , Miloš Veljković , Marco Friedl , Christian Groß , Mitchell Weiser , Leonardo Bittencourt , Ilia Gruev , Anthony Jung , Niclas Füllkrug and Marvin Ducksch .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Michael Zetterer, Niklas Schmidt, Jens Stage , Jean-Manuel Mbom, Lee Buchanan, Amos Pieper , Fabio Chiarodia, Eren Dinkçi and Oliver Burke.
Werder Bremen made 5 changes: Marvin Ducksch for E. Dinkçi (46′), Christian Groß for Niklas Schmidt (46′), Niklas Stark for A. Pieper (60′), Leonardo Bittencourt for Jens Stage (64′) and Anthony Jung for Lee Buchanan (86′).
Best player: Marvin Ducksch
The player that probably impressed the most for Werder Bremen was Marvin Ducksch.
His rating iswith 11 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.