Gelsenkirchen, Germany – Werder Bremen has taken the downed football-runner-up Schalke 04, the last hope for a Happy End to a disappointing season. Through gates of Milot Rashica and Davy defeated Klaassen, the Hanseatic League, the Royal Blues, with 2:0 (0:0) and moved to the 21. Changes to the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. The six-time Cup winner continued his run of success this year, and after twelve games without a defeat and two chances of winning the European Cup to enter.
Schalke confirmed three days after the vital 1:0 in the League-a relegation battle with Hannover 96 after six failures in a row, although its upward trend under interim coach Huub Stevens. However, the hosts took their chances to score especially at the beginning of the second half.
Instead Rashica with a shot from distance brought to a playback error of Bastian Oczipka (65.) Bremen in the lead. Only seven minutes later made Klaassen (72.) with another shot the third in the victory against Schalke in this season perfectly. “Via Hamburg driving us to Berlin,” sang the Werder Fans in anticipation of a Northern Derby in the semi-finals, while the Schalke supporters flocked early to the Arena. Is missing in the penultimate round, but Nuri Sahin, in the 90. Minute Yellow-Red saw.
Werder hope to the Cup victory for Schalke the season is finally
For a spot in the round of the last Four on 23 away./24. April stroke the tradition of a club is also a premium of 2,656 million euros. So the Europa League to the table sixth, not only about the Bundesliga in sight, but would also be in reach with two further Successes in the Cup. For the Gelsenkirchen-based, that you will not play in the next season international.
Stevens continued, with two exceptions, on the Hanover-winner. The 19-year-old Moroccan Nassim Boujellab, advanced actually with the U23 in the top League of on-the-go, and the recovered Guido Burgstaller in the starting line-up. Werder Coach Florian Kohfeldt moved to the 3:1 against Mainz 05 on three positions.
after 63 seconds, there was the first scandal. The Schalke vehemently demanded a penalty after Breel Embolo had gone in the penalty area to the ground. Referee Deniz Aytekin had, however, continue to play. Both Teams tried to bridge the midfield quickly. The Royal blue continued to the end of their black series of quintals of loads released and combined quite respectable.
Schalke is out – Embolo got pre Tag
After a free kick cross from Sebastian Rudy Salif Sane was out of the ball completely free to the Head, hit the Ball, however, is correct (27.). Werder did with captain Max Kruse in the offensive Central significantly heavier than in the two Bundesliga matches, won the Bremen (2:0 and 4:2). The biggest shortcoming of the Schalke: as soon As the Ball was in the front when record shopping Embolo arrived, the attack ended. Either the Swiss lost the Ball, or he played a bad pass.
The greatest goal-scoring opportunity before the break, however, had the guest: all of a Sudden, Johannes Eggestein appeared alone in front of the Schalke goal, missed, however, the target (42.). A little later, his brother Maximilian moved from a promising Position (45.).
After the break, Schalke had several times the guide on the foot: Boujellab puckered (47.), Sane verstolperte (50.), and Burgstaller failed to Werder goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka (52.). The values and goals to see followed on the other side.
FC Bayern had in the first game of the Evening the 1.FC Heidenheim in the turbulent 90 minutes with a 5:4 defeated. In addition to Werder and Bayern, animals of the HSV and RB Leipzig will complete the field of participants in the semi-finals. The two pairings in the semi-final round will be drawn on Sunday.