On the 23rd of January, Hertha BSC plays host to Werder Bremen in a clash of the Bundesliga. In their last match, Hertha BSC recorded a 0-1 loss against Arminia Bielefeld. Reinhold Yabo scored the first goal for Arminia Bielefeld in the 64th minute, and that single goal was all that was necessary as neither team could manage any more scoring In the end, Hertha BSC couldn’t muster any offence and Arminia Bielefeld ran away with the shutout win. Hertha BSC is looking for direction having 3 win and 3 losses in their last 10 matches, while werder Bremen is fresh off their 1-1 draw against Bayer Leverkusen. Ömer Toprak struck first for Werder Bremen in the 52nd minute, then Patrik Schick tied it up for Bayer Leverkusen in the 70th minute on a feed from Lucas Alario earning them at least the one point. Werder Bremen looks to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 7 points in their last 10 matches.
Hertha BSC and Werder Bremen last played eachother at the Weserstadion on Sep 19th. Hertha BSC took the match by a score of 4 to 1. Peter Pekarík struck first for Hertha BSC in the 42nd minute on a feed from Maximilian Mittelstädt, then Dodi Lukebakio added another in the 2nd minute of the first half’s stoppage time on a feed from Vladimír Darida.
Werder Bremen is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Kevin Möhwald and Dinkci each only have 1 goal in their last 5. Hertha BSC’s most prolific scorer has been Mattéo Guendouzi. The French midfielder has netted two goals over the last 5 matches
Jhon Córdoba, Marvin Plattenhardt, Javairô Dilrosun, Dedryk Boyata, Matheus Cunha, Mathew Leckie, Eduard Löwen, Santiago Ascacibar, Jessic Ngankam and Dardai are unavailable to play for Hertha BSC, while Florian Kohfeldt’s Werder Bremen squad will be without Davie Selke, Milot Rashica, Christian Groß, Nick Woltemade and Patrick Erras.