As Paderborn and Hoffenheim stretched their winless streaks at the Benteler-Arena with an entertaining draw, Robert Skov and Dennis Srbeny both scored early goals.
While Pavel Kaderabek skipped past Jamilu Collins on the right and squared for Robert Skov to sweep into the net ‘s roof Hoffenheim blazed all the guns and opened the scoring quickly. The mishit of the Bosnian rolled nicely into Dennis Srbeny ‘s route, who wasn’t even touched before curling in a 25-yard equalizer but their good early work was then undone by a mistake from center-back Ermin Bicakcic.
Paderborn: Zingerle – Dräger (Jans 81′), Hünemeier (c), Schonlau, Collins – Vasiliadis (Jastrzembski 82′), Gjasula, Antwi-Adjei – Pröger (Sabiri 81′), Srbeny (Zolinski 76′), Holtmann (Mamba 65′)
Hoffenheim: Baumann – Posch, Bicakcic, Hübner (c) – Kaderabek, Grillitsch, Rudy (Geiger 76′), Zuber (Dabbur 63′), Baumgartner – Skov, Bebou (Beier 76′)
On Sunday in Freiburg, Leonardo Bittencourt gave them a 1-0 win, and to pick up just their fifth season win Werder Bremen ended a seven-game winless streak.
After being released from the sweeping of Davy Klassen through the ball caught a cold of the Freiburg defence, the deadlock break was inevitable and it was the visitors who put their noses in front as Leonardo Bittencourt fired past Schwolow.
Freiburg: Schwolow – Schmid, Gulde, Koch, Günter (c) – Sallai (Kwon, 81′), Haberer (Abrashi, 71′), Höfler, Grifo – Höler – PetersenBremen: Pavlenka – Gebre Selassie, Veljkovic, Moisander (c), Friedl (Lang, 82′) – M. Eggestein, Vogt (Bargrede, 35′), Klaassen – Bittencourt (Bartels, 63′), Sargent (Osako, 63′), Rashica (Selke, 82′)