Hoffenheim - Werder Bremen:
TSG Hoffenheim against Werder Bremen is already under pressure, this afternoon must absolutely win!
After losing to debut against Eintracht Frankfurt Hoffenheim returns to play in his stadium in front of his fans against Werder Bremen which in turn has been able to lose 1-3 at home against Dusseldorf.
The start of the season was not optimal for TSG Hoffenheim and their new coach Alfred Schreuder struggled to pass the round in the DFB Cup against a third division team Wurzburger Kickers, beating them on penalties, they were defeated at the start of the Bundesliga Frankfurt.
Now against Werder Bremen Hoffenheim looks for his first three points.
If Hoffenheim does not win today it risks remaining at 0 points at the bottom of the standings, even in view of the difficult trip to Bayer Leverkusen on the third day of the Bundesliga.
46-year-old Julian Nagelsmann is looking forward to his home debut with Werder Bremen, his first game in his stadium.
His anticipation at the press conference is great:
"I really don't look forward to the first game at home and we want to show a good performance, because we also play for our fans at the stadium".
Hoffenheim, in search of his first three points will play his match against Werder Bremen with his best players, excluding only the injured Andrej Kramaric (Forward 0/0), 17 goals for him last season, out because of his problems to the knee.
Also, "Benjamin Hübner (Defender 1/0) and Steven Zuber (Midfielder 1/0), I am in doubt, the rest of the team is full and very competitive.
On the other hand, Werder Bremen led by Florian Kohfeldt does not arrive here in the best way, after losing his debut dramatically in front of his home crowd 1-3 against Fortuna Düsseldorf.
After the bad debut in the Bundesliga Kohfeldt arrives here decimated by serious absences, due to injuries.
Missing his star, the outstanding striker Milot Rashica (Forward 1/0), out due to injury, the 23-year-old reported a muscle injury in the adductor, will miss at least the next two Bundesliga games.
It will not be the only one absent, the list of accidents is long:
Bartels (Forward 0/0, knee surgery), Bargfrede (Midfielder 0/0 knee injury), Veljkovic (Defender 0/0, rupture of the toes), Augustinsson (Defender 0/0, stressed), Langkamp ( Defender 0/0, muscle fiber tear), Goller (Attacker 1/0, hamstring).
After his bad start, Hoffenheim is looking for his first league win in front of his fans in his stadium, the new coach Julian Nagelsmann can't wait to start at home and take the first three points, he will do it against a Werder Bremen decimated by absences, which started its championship very badly, losing at home against Dusseldorf.
Single of great value on the victory of Hoffenheim, Werder Bremen will come out of this defeated match, I'm sure, he goes to play in a difficult field, decimated by absences, against a 'thirsty opponent of victory.