Werder Bremen vs Real Betis:
Dresden Cup 2016.
Date: Friday, July 29 2016,
Kick-Off: 17:00 UK,
Venue: Stadion Dresden.
German Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen meets Spanish La Liga side Real Betis in the opening match of the Dresden Cup pre-season tournament on Friday evening. The hosts Dynamo Dresden and Everton are the two sides in the showdown and will play against each other later the same day.
Werder Bremen experienced mixed fortune in their pre-season games so far. The German club kick-start their pre-season campaign gun blazing, scoring 10 goals their first two games against two low profile clubs Altglienicke and MSV Neuruppin. However, they failed to win in their next three friendlies as a defeats from the hands of Munich 1860 sandwich between draws against Lubeck and Huddersfield.
On the other hand, Real Betis have been enjoying a solid pre-season and won in each of the five games played so far, scoring 17 goals against 2 conceded. They started off with wins against local sides Recreativo Huelva, El Palo and Linense. The latest two victories came against Fulham and the newly promoted English Premier League side Middlesbrough.
Werder Bremen: Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2)
Wieldwald – Galves, Diagne, Garcia, Fritz – Bartel, Junuzovic, Kainz, Niklas – Pizzaro, Eggestein.
Real Betis: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)
Adnan – Sanchez, Cabrera, Mandi, Piccini – Joaquin, Cejudo, Ruiz – Castro, Musonda, Ceballos.
Werder Bremen vs Real Betis: Head To Head Statistics
This will be the first time, both sides are facing each in a football match. However, Werder Bremen has faced numerous Spanish side in recent years and the same can be said about Betis, who had numerous encounters with German clubs. This will give both teams an idea on how they will set up their teams and each side style of play.
Werder Bremen vs Real Betis: Prediction
This game promise to produce an end to end action packed entertainer. Both of these two sides were already involved in quite number of friendlies and their fitness level is expected to be high. Also, considering the quality in the squad of the sides involved we can also expect this game to be a high scoring affair. But I will be pitching my tent with Betis considering their success in the pre-season exploit so far.
Werder Bremen vs Real Betis: Tips
Betis to win
Over 2.5 goals