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2016/2017 German Bundesliga
  • Max Kruse (24')
  • Fin Bartels (76')
  • Markus Suttner (58')

Fin Bartels goal gives Werder Bremen win over Ingolstadt

Werder Bremen earned themselves a bit of breathing space near the bottom of the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Ingolstadt at the Weserstadion.

Max Kruse put Bremen in front in the first half, but Markus Suttner brought the visitors level just before the hour.

A game which could have gone either way was eventually decided in favour of the home team with Fin Bartels scoring their second from Claudio Pizarro's assist 14 minutes from time to put five points between the two teams in the league table.

For Ingolstadt coach Maik Walpurgis, it was a first defeat in his third game in charge of the Bavarians, who remain inside the bottom two.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Borussia Monchengladbach 11 +13 25
2 RB Leipzig 11 +17 21
3 Bayern Munich 11 +13 21
4 SC Freiburg 11 +8 21
5 TSG Hoffenheim 11 +2 20
6 Borussia Dortmund 11 +8 19
7 Schalke 04 11 +6 19
8 Bayer Leverkusen 11 +2 18
9 Eintracht Frankfurt 11 +5 17
10 VfL Wolfsburg 11 +1 17
11 FC Union Berlin 11 -4 13
12 Hertha Berlin 11 -4 11
13 Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 -4 11
14 Werder Bremen 11 -6 11
15 FC Augsburg 11 -11 10
16 Mainz 11 -18 9
17 FC Cologne 11 -13 7
18 SC Paderborn 07 11 -15 4