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The return of captain Marco Friedl and defensive specialist Christian Groß would have been welcome news for head coach Ole Werner, but neither have been passed fit to feature after illness. The absence of Milos Veljkovic with a muscular issue also means the need for a bigger reshuffle. That could see English full-back Lee Buchanan handed just his second Bundesliga start as the Green-Whites begin the weekend locked on 30 points with Gladbach, in the relative comforts of mid-table. Watch: Werder smashed Gladbach 5-1 in the reverse fixtureMatch stats Füllkrug's the first Bremen player to reach 15 single-season goals since Claudio Pizarro. The Peruvian struck 18 times in 2011/12.
Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Werder Bremen: probable teams, match stats and LIVE blog! Marcus Thuram and Niclas Füllkrug (l-r. ) could hold the key when Borussia Mönchengladbach host Werder Bremen. - © DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga Marcus Thuram and Niclas Füllkrug (l-r. - © DFL Deutsche Fußball Ligabundesliga7 hours agoMarcus Thuram will be looking to inspire Borussia Mönchengladbach to victory as they host Niclas Füllkrug's Werder Bremen in Matchday 25's Friday opener (kick-off: 8. 30pm CET). Latest Click here for the Gladbach vs. Bremen LIVE blog! The 3-0 defeat to RB Leipzig last Saturday means Daniel Farke's Gladbach have won only two of their nine Bundesliga games in 2023. They've now lost four of their last five away fixtures, while only two sides have conceded more than their 18 goals this calendar year.
One of those outfits, though, are their next opponents, Bremen, and their 3-2 victory over league leaders and current reigning champions Bayern Munich suggests they have the quality to turn their fortunes around. Farke is without suspended defender Ramy Bensebaini, with Luca Netz set to continue there. Midfielder Julian Weigl is also unavailable, but goalkeeper Jonas Omlin comes back in contention after two games on the sidelines. Although Thuram has just scored one of his team-leading 11 goals since the turn of the year, he remains the most trigger-happy player in this season's Bundesliga, and can count on the support of Jonas Hofmann, captain Lars Stindl and Alassane Plea in attack. Füllkrug is only two shots shy of Thuram, but the Bremen striker has a league-high 15 goals to show for his efforts, including five this calendar year.
Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Werder Bremen preview: A midtable battle - Bulinews.com After winning promotion from the second tier last season, Bremen will be content with their current standing in the Bundesliga table.
Despite his career-best tally, Werder's form has taken a hit, with three wins and six defeats in 2023. There were positives and negatives to take from their 3-2 loss to Bayer Leverkusen last time out: while they showed plenty of endeavour and battled to the bitter end, Die Werkself did carve them open at the back.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Werder Bremen Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 17/03/2023 - Football Whispers Today's Predictions for Borussia Monchengladbach vs Werder Bremen. Two teams in patchy form meet on Friday evening when