The winning streak of the Schalke under Ralf Rangnick is torn. The Schalke a 1-1 in Bremen had to settle after four victories in four games under Rangnicks guidance.
Bremen (SID) - the winning streak of under new coach Ralf Rangnick Schalke European Heroes is torn. After four victories in four games Rangnicks led the begun on the 30 day of the Bundesliga with a 1: 1 (0-0) at Werder had to settle Bremen. The substitute edu saved a point with his the Champions League semi-finalists in the 63 minute. Sandro Wagner had can be for three months hope the hosts with his goal (59th) just on the first home win.
Bremen has rid draw not all relegation worries with the. The team of coach Thomas Schaaf waits but since 15 January (2: 1 against 1899 Hoffenheim) on the sixth home victory this season, is unbeaten in seven matches. The gap to 16 place is still six points.
Rangnick had changed its first Elf compared to a 2-1 in the Champions League against Inter Milan to five positions. Hans Sarpei, Joel Matip, Alexander Baumjohann, Jose Manuel Jurado and edu, Danilo Avelar, Anthony Annan, Julian Draxler, Jefferson Farfan, locked against inter and the former Bremen Charisteas in the starting lineup were first Bundesliga debutant. The Greek remained yellow red-at risk but at the break as well as in the cabin like Kyriakos Papadopoulos. Jurado and edu came for them.
At the Bremen striker Claudio Pizarro could again accrue from the outset for Denni Avdic (Malar rebound). Werder had to give up on Philipp Bargfrede (cold).
The Schalke had the first good chance after a damaged beginning. All people, striker of Charisteas engaged as a flanking force. Werder goalkeeper Tim Wiese could bring the sharp cross not under control, Draxler was a step in the tenth minute too late.
But subsequently, dominated by the hosts and would need to go in the lead just 60 seconds later. But referee Knut KIRCHER (Rottenburg) ruled from Torsten Frings on goaltender obstruction of per Mertesacker against new kick and not recognized the header hit by Petri Pasanen. However, the new against Mertesacker duel outside of Funfmeterraums had taken place.
Just two minutes later saved new who did look uncertain, in dire need against Tim Borowski, who appeared in free after a ricochet in the Funfmeterraum as a whole. On the other side reviewed in the 25th minute meadow with a header's cross Atsuto Uchida Raul, but the Bremen goalkeeper was on the post.
Werder came with much impetus from the break. Marko Marin has shot a first exclamation mark (54.) and was then in a dribbling in the penalty area only at the last moment fair be stopped (56.). By regular means, Pizarro was two minutes later no longer keeping, Benedikt Howedes elfmeterreif remaining the Peruvians in the penalty area. Wagner failed with the street push on new, but then was on the spot, and sank the margin.
Schalke was just shocked and repelled in the person of edu. A cross Uchidas, the Brazilian with a header was successful. Then Draxler awarded the chance to win (66/70.) twice, edu was still a header on the post.