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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 Bayern Munich 31 +46 71
2 RB Leipzig 31 +30 64
3 VfL Wolfsburg 31 +22 57
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 31 +15 56
5 Borussia Dortmund 31 +24 55
6 Bayer Leverkusen 31 +16 50
7 Borussia Monchengladbach 31 +13 46
8 FC Union Berlin 31 +9 46
9 VfB Stuttgart 32 +2 42
10 SC Freiburg 31 -1 41
11 TSG Hoffenheim 31 -5 36
12 Mainz 31 -16 35
13 FC Augsburg 32 -17 33
14 Hertha Berlin 30 -11 30
15 Werder Bremen 31 -17 30
16 Arminia Bielefeld 31 -28 30
17 FC Cologne 31 -24 29
18 Schalke 04 30 -58 13