Hamburg vs Werder Bremen
German Bundesliga, Match Week 31
Date: Friday, 22/04/2016
Kick off: 20:00 GMT
Werder Bremen will be in a fight to avoid relegation as they travel to face Hamburg, with both teams running on poor form recently, Werder Bremen will be looking to capitalise on Hamburg’s double loss to see if they can grab an away victory to push themselves to safe zone in the table.
Hamburg will be hoping to get back to wining ways with this game, they are in 12th position with 34 points, 3 points above the visitors in relegation zone, a win in this game with take them further away form the threat of relegation zone.
- Both teams have won only 2 games in their last 6 Bundesliga games, Hamburg have lost 4 while Bremen have lost 3 and drew 1.
- Werder Bremen seem to have a week defence, they have conceded at least 2 goals in each of their last 3 Bundesliga games.
- Werder Bremen are also terrible on away games as they have lost 4 of their last 6 games, and won 2.
- Hamburg are not that good at home, they have won just 2 games in their last 6 home games in Bundesliga, they drew 2 and lost 2.
Hamburger SV: Team News
Ekdal Albin and Pierre-Michel Lasogga are doubts for this game as they picked a knock in the last game.
Aaron Hunt, Drmic Josip and Ivica Olic are still on the road to recovery while Gideon Jung is struggling for fitness.
Rene Adler is suspended as he was sent off in their last game, Drobny will take charge of the goal post.
Hamburger SV: Predicted Line up (4-2-3-1)
Sakai, Spahic, Cléber, Ostrzolek
Müller, Holtby, Ilicevic
Werder Bremen: Team News
Raphael Wolf, Aron Johannsson and Philipp Bargfrede are all injured and will be unavailable for this fixture.
Werder Bremen: predicted Line Up (4-2-3-1)
Selassie, Vestergaard, Djilobodji, Sternberg
Yatabare, Junuzovic, Bartels
Hamburg vs Werder Bremen: Head-To-Head
These two teams have played many games together, they have met 104 time with Werder Bremen fairly having the higher wins(38), Hamburg have won 33 and they have drawn 33 times.
Hamburg are strong at home against Werder Bremen, having lost only 12 games in their 52 home games against them. They have won 23 and drew 17
Hamburg have also won 4 of their last 6 home games against Werder Bremen and lost 2.
Hamburg vs Werder Bremen: Prediction
Considering the form of both teams, the game could go either way and would be a risk to predict the winner, coupled with the relegation battle involved, anything can happen in the game. The game is expected to be rough with lots of yellow card an probably a Red card.
With the conceding rate of the 2 teams, I expect both teams to score.
Best bet: over 1.5 goals.