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Werder Bremen secured their Bundesliga survival for next season on away goals after a dramatic 2-2 draw at second-division Heidenheim in Monday's nerve-racking relegation/promotion play-off, second-leg with two goals netted in added time.
Werder Bremen were held to a 0-0 draw at home to second-division side Heidenheim in the Bundesliga promotion/relegation play-off first leg on Thursday as the former German champions fight to stay up.
Werder Bremen are treating the Bundesliga relegation/promotion play-off "as a gift" in their fight to stay up, but for spirited underdogs Heidenheim, Thursday's first-leg behind closed doors is a chance to "believe in the unbelievable".
Werder Bremen have one final chance to avoid automatic relegation this Saturday on the last weekend of the Bundesliga season while fellow fallen giants Hamburg will also make a last bid to earn a chance to win promotion back to Germany's top-flight.
Struggling Bundesliga giants Werder Bremen have just two matches to avoid relegation, but can take a significant step towards survival at Mainz on Saturday.
Werder Bremen's relegation fears increased on Sunday following a 1-0 home defeat by Wolfsburg that saw a renewed show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Werder Bremen's fight against relegation from the Bundesliga faltered on Wednesday after a 3-0 home defeat by Eintracht Frankfurt that leaves them mired in the drop zone.
Werder Bremen boosted their survival hopes in Germany's top flight on Saturday with a 1-0 win behind closed doors at Schalke, who are winless in 11 games and continue to plummet down the Bundesliga table.
They have spent more seasons in the Bundesliga than any other club but now Werder Bremen have just seven games left to avoid a humiliating relegation that would see them follow the same path to the second division taken by fallen German giants Hamburg and Stuttgart in recent years.
Werder Bremen coach Florian Kohfeldt insists they haven't been "knocked out" despite a first relegation for 40 years looming.
Two goals from Kai Havertz plus goals from Mitchell Weiser and Kerem Demirbay gave Bayer Leverkusen a 1-4 win over Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion in the Bundersliga. Selassie had drawn Bremen level on the half-hour mark, but it was all for nothing.
Join us for live coverage of strugglers Werder Bremen against Champions League chasing Bayer Leverkusen at the Weserstadion. It is a huge game for both teams and it is the final game of matchday 26 in the Bundesliga.
Werder Bremen have had to isolate a player and put him in quarantine after a person close to him tested positive for the coronavirus. The player, despite testing negative at the time, has also been separated.
Erling Braut Haaland scored his 40th goal of the season as the teenager continued his phenomenal scoring streak in Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 win at Werder Bremen on Saturday.