Germany: Bundesliga
2 - 2
(1 - 1)
R. Reitz (45), R. Reitz (49)
R. Borré (7), M. Ducksch (76)
By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Goalscorers Reitz and Ducksch comment on disappointing draw

n conducting their post-match interviews, goal-scorers Marvin Ducksch and Rocco Reitz expressed dissatisfaction that their respective sides were only able to garner one point from last night's 2-2 draw. 
SV Werder Bremen striker Marvin Ducksch's 76th minute equalizer against Gladbach last night gave him a total of ten away goals in the current calendar year. The new German national team call-up thus joined current German national team manager Rudi Völler as the only other Bremen attacker to accomplish that feat. Reflecting on his recent success and rise to the German national team in a post-match interview with German broadcaster DAZN last night, however, the 29-year-old kept the focus on his club.

"I have mixed feelings," Ducksch told his interviewer, "Our team played a really good away game for the first 25 minutes, but then failed to find the right punch. It's often happened that we get into the game really well, but then let up in the final minutes before half-time. I don't know why that is. I think I've had a good start to the season, but there's still plenty of room for improvement."

Ducksch's Gladbach counterpart Rocco Reitz, meanwhile, continued his exceptionally strong run of form with two goals in the second half to help the hosting foals turn matters around. The brace-scorer - a little over two months after scoring his first league goal for his academy club - now has four league tallies to his credit.

During that time, the Germany U21 international also recorded a brace for Antonio di Salvo's DFB-Juniors. It may not be long until Reitz joins Ducksch on Nagelsmann's senior men's side. The 21-year-old made clear that, while his personal statistics certainly gave him some joy, he found the current form of his team "less than great".

"I'm living the dream at the moment," Reitz said, "I'm happy about the goals of course, but not so happy about the result. I'd happily trade them for a victory."

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