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COLOGNE. FC Köln demolishes Werder Bremen 7-1 with goals of

COLOGNE. FC Köln demolishes Werder Bremen 7-1 with goals of Linton Maina (9′), S. Tigges (16′), S. Tigges (21′), Ellyes Skhiri (30′), D. Huseinbašić (36′) and Ellyes Skhiri (54′). On the opposite side, Werder Bremen scored with ​ Niclas Füllkrug (38′), Marco Friedl (77′ own).

The match was played at the RheinEnergieStadion stadium in Cologne on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder assisted by Jan Clemens Neitzel and Robert Edgar Wessel. The 4th official was Tobias Welz. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 0.4 degrees Celsius or 32.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. FC Köln was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Werder Bremen that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Werder Bremen was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, FC Köln found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

FC Köln shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Werder Bremen shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to FC Köln. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Werder Bremen.

After playing this match, FC Köln will have 17 points to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Werder Bremen will stay with 21 points to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 9'

    Linton Maina

  • 16'

    S. Tigges

    Florian Kainz

  • 21'

    S. Tigges

    Florian Kainz

  • 30'

    Ellyes Skhiri

    Linton Maina

  • 36'

    D. Huseinbašić

    S. Tigges

  • 38'

    Niclas Füllkrug

    Marvin Ducksch

  • 46'

    E. Dinkçi

    Marvin Ducksch

  • 46'

    Niklas Schmidt

    Christian Groß

  • 54'

    Ellyes Skhiri

    Linton Maina

  • 59'

    Dejan Ljubicic

    Florian Kainz

  • 59'

    Mathias Olesen

    D. Huseinbašić

  • 59'

    Davie Selke

    S. Tigges

  • 60'

    A. Pieper

    Niklas Stark

  • 64'

    Jens Stage

    Leonardo Bittencourt

  • 67'

    T. Lemperle

    Ellyes Skhiri

  • 77'

    Marco Friedl (OG)

  • 81'

    J. Diehl

    Linton Maina

  • 86'

    Lee Buchanan

    Anthony Jung

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, FC Köln will play away against FC Bayern München on the 24th of January with a 17-2 head to head in favor of FC Bayern München (5 draws).

Werder Bremen will host FC Union Berlin on the 25th of January with a 3-1 head to head in favor of FC Union Berlin (0 draws).

FC Köln: Formation and Lineups

FC Köln started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).

The manager Steffen Baumgart chose to play with the following team: Marvin Schwäbe (6.4), Benno Schmitz (6.8), Timo Hübers (7.1), Julian Chabot (7.3), Jonas Hector (7.2), Ellyes Skhiri (9.3), Eric Martel (7.3), Linton Maina (8.5), Florian Kainz (6.8), Denis Huseinbašić (7.0) and Steffen Tigges (9.3).


FC Köln made 5 changes: Florian Kainz for Dejan Ljubicic (59′), D. Huseinbašić for Mathias Olesen (59′), S. Tigges for Davie Selke (59′), Ellyes Skhiri for T. Lemperle (67′) and Linton Maina for J. Diehl (81′).

Top player: Steffen Tigges

The player who no doubt impressed FC Köln the most was Steffen Tigges.

His rating is (9.3) with 2 goals, 15 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He hit the woodwork once times.

Werder Bremen: Formation and Lineups

Werder Bremen started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

Talking about the opposition, Ole Werner played with: Jiří Pavlenka (5.0), Niklas Stark (6.1), Miloš Veljković (5.8), Marco Friedl (5.7), Christian Groß (6.4), Mitchell Weiser (5.9), Leonardo Bittencourt (5.2), Ilia Gruev (6.6), Anthony Jung (6.4), Niclas Füllkrug (6.8) and Marvin Ducksch (7.0).


Werder Bremen made 5 changes: Marvin Ducksch for E. Dinkçi (46′), Christian Groß for Niklas Schmidt (46′), Niklas Stark for A. Pieper (60′), Leonardo Bittencourt for Jens Stage (64′) and Anthony Jung for Lee Buchanan (86′).

Top player: Marvin Ducksch

Probably the most impressive player in Werder Bremen was Marvin Ducksch.

His rating is (7.0) with 11 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga


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