Carl Zeiss Jena - Bremen

Germany: DFB Pokal
Carl Zeiss Jena
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Bremen J. Sargent (49), T. Chong (88)
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Werder Bremen coach Florian Kohfeldt not impressed despite DFB-Pokal win

By Rune Gjerulff

'Overall, it wasn't a very good game from us," said Werder Bremen coach Florian Kohfeldt after Saturday's 2-0 victory over Carl Zeiss Jena in the DFB-Pokal.

Florian Kohfeldt.
Florian Kohfeldt.

Second-half goals from Josh Sargent and Tahith Chong sent Werder Bremen through to the second round of DFB-Pokal on Saturday as the Bundesliga outfit beat fourth-tier side Carl Zeiss Jena 2-0.


Despite his team's win, Werder coach Florian Kohfeldt wasn't entirely satisfied with the performance.

"We weren't happy with the first half, we were too slow. We did much better in the second half. We'll have to talk about our finishing, we have to be more clinical. You have to say that Jena really put up a fight. We never had the feeling that we could take our foot off the gas," said Kohfeldt and added:

"We were perhaps a bit too nervous in the first half, because we wanted to try and score early. Overall, it wasn't a very good game from us. In the end, we fully deserved the win, but it wasn't the dominant performance we had hoped for."

Werder begin their Bundesliga campaign against Hertha BSC on Saturday.


Carl Zeiss Jena
(4-4-2)
12Lukas Sedlak
17Kevin Wolf
15Marius Grösch
4Dennis Slamar
20René Lange
5Maximilian Oesterhelweg
10Theodor Bergmann ↩60
25Justin Schau
6Thomas Steinherr ↩70
14Dominik Bock ↩90
9René Eckardt (C) ↩90
Bench
1Flemming Niemann
2Alexander Prokopenko ↪70
8Niclas Fiedler
21Lucas Stauffer ↪90
23Felix Müller
7Pasqual Verkamp ↪60
11Can Düzel ↪90
18Niklas Jahn
24Moritz Leibelt
Bremen
(4-3-3)
1Jiří Pavlenka
23Theodor Gebre Selassie
21Ömer Toprak
18Niklas Moisander (C)
5Ludwig Augustinsson
10Leonardo Bittencourt ↩74
29Patrick Erras ↩46
35Maximilian Eggestein
19Joshua Sargent ↩90
9Davie Selke ↩74
8Yūya Ōsako ↩46
Bench
27Stefanos Kapino
11Niclas Füllkrug ↪74
22Tahith Chong ↪46
24Johannes Eggestein ↪90
41Nick Woltemade ↪74
17Felix Agu
32Marco Friedl
30Davy Klaassen ↪46
36Christian Groß

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