Our football match prediction:
Borussia M’gladbach kick off their Telekom Cup campaign with a match against Werder Bremen. Die Fohlen failed to impress in the 2016/2017 Bundesliga campaign, with the team finishing the season in ninth place in the standings. Borussia M’gladbach are now preparing for the new season and, no doubt, they are desperate to make amends for the unsuccessful campaign. Werder Bremen, on the other hand, were producing outstanding performances in the second half of the 2016/2017 Bundesliga season, but they eventually failed to book their place in the Europa League. Anyhow, die Werderaner proved their worth in the German top flight and they are definitely capable of grabbing something from Saturday’s football match. Both teams are likely to stick to their attacking style of play in the Telekom Cup opener and, taking everything into account, we predict that both teams will find the net in this one.
Highligted Player (Yann Sommer):
After making 133 league appearances for Basel between 2007 and 2014, Yann Sommer joined Borussia Monchengladbach on March, 2014. The Swiss goalkeeper signed a five-year deal with the Bundesliga outfit and he was signed to replace Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who joined Barcelona. Sommer made 34 appearances for Borussia M’gladbach in the 2014/2015 season and it has to be noted that he managed to keep 15 clean sheets. As a result, die Fohlen finished the season in third place in the standings. The Swiss shoot-stopper, though, was not as successful in the 2015/2016 season, keeping just 5 clean sheets, while conceding 50 goals in the process. Sommer made his Switzerland debut on 30 May, 2012 in a 1-0 loss to Romania and he represented the Rossocrociati at both 2014 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2016. The shoot-stopper made 8 appearances for Switzerland on the road to Euro 2016 and he conceded eight goals in the process. Sommer played four games for the Rossocrociati at the tournament in France, conceding two goals, while keeping two clean sheets.
Highlighted Team (Werder Bremen):
Werder Bremen is a German football club from the German city Bremen which holds different divisions next to football. Werder Bremen is playing in the Bundesliga since the start of it. The club was founded in 1899 and is playing it’s games in the Westerstadion which has a capacity of 43 000 spectators. The club colors of Werder Bremen are green and white. Known nicknames for the club from Bremen are Die Werder and Die Grün-Weißen.Werder Bremen is a very succesfull club with 4 Bundesliga titles, 6 DFB Pokals, 4 Super Cups and one UEFA cup. Currently Werder Bremen is not competing for the title or Champions League positions anymore.Important players in the history of Werder Bremen are: Pizarro, Voller, Klose, Ozil, Ailton and De Bruyne