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Werder hit by positive COVID-19 test ahead of Wolfsburg clash

By Rune Gjerulff

Romano Schmid has tested positive for COVID-19 and will therefore miss Werder Bremen's clash with Wolfsburg.

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Werder Bremen will be without Romano Schmid for their Bundesliga opener against Wolfsburg tomorrow.

'The Green Whites' have announced today that the midfielder will miss the game due to a positive COVID-19 test.

"This is bitter for us, especially because Romano has had a good pre-season and was in good shape. He is showing symptoms at the moment, but we hope he can rejoin the team as soon as possible," said head coach Ole Werner.

New signing Jens Stage is expected to replace Schmid in the starting eleven, with the Dane set to make his Bundesliga debut following his summer transfer from FC Copenhagen.

1K. Casteels
20R. Baku ↪76
3S. Bornauw
4M. Lacroix
5M. van de Ven
32M. Svanberg ↪46
27M. Arnold (C)
39P. Wimmer ↪67
14J. Brekalo ↪56
33O. Marmoush ↪67
10L. Nmecha
12P. Pervan
7L. Waldschmidt ↩67
9M. Kruse ↩76
23J. Wind ↩56
6P. Otávio
8A. Vranckx
16J. Kamiński ↩67
29J. Guilavogui ↩46
38B. Franjić
1J. Pavlenka
5A. Pieper
13M. Veljkovic
32M. Friedl (C)
8M. Weiser ↪76
10L. Bittencourt ↪76
36C. Groß
6J. Stage
3A. Jung ↪69
11N. Füllkrug ↪80
7M. Ducksch
30M. Zetterer
9O. Burke ↩80
29N. Woltemade
4N. Stark
26L. Buchanan ↩69
27F. Agu ↩76
22N. Schmidt
23N. Rapp ↩76
28I. Gruev

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