Werder Bremen promotion final against Regensburg: Ole Werner cold as ice!

It’s snowing! For SV Werder Bremen, the promotion final against Jahn Regensburg (Sunday at 15.30, DeichStube live ticker) is about a direct return to the Bundesliga – but coach Ole Werner remains totally cool despite the pressure! The preliminary report from DeichStube.

Bremen – nervousness, to start this text directly with the state of mind that many fans of SV Werder Bremen according to ordinary dictionaries, is defined by two main things. 1.) Removal from silence and 2.) Loss of serenity. If these phenomena occur visibly, one will generally seem nervous to others. If they do not, you see instead: like Ole Werner.

Deeply relaxed, in peace or North German sober – there are many qualities that the Werder coach’s appearance during the press conference before the crucial home game in SV Werder Bremen against SSV Jahn Regensburg (Sunday at 15.30, DeichStube live ticker) can be rewritten. They would all be appropriate. And yet the word “ice-cold” probably describes it best, for something else had mingled in Werner’s almost colorless objectivity on Friday afternoon: a large dose of cool determination.

Werder Bremen promotion final against Jahn Regensburg: But coach Ole Werner is icy cold

“You can not play 0-0 for 90 minutes, because in football, individual situations can always decide a match,” said Werner, if the Bremen team on the last day would be enough – a 0-0, a point – to win Bundesliga promotion to make perfect. But because it would be quite risky to rely on it, and because Werder still makes very different demands on himself, the coach’s route was: “We will win our last home game!” Period. From the pure paper form, this must exist Werder Bremen be possible in a duel against table 13., Jan Regensburg, for whom sport is no longer important and who has been waiting for a victory in six matches now. However, something else will be important on Sunday: The head. After all, Bremen can not only win a lot, there is also a lot at stake for them.

“Of course we are aware of the importance of the game,” he said Ole Werner, who had tried to achieve a mix of “concentration and expectation” within his team during the week. Take things seriously anyway. On the other hand, just do not strain. It is important to stay focused, but also to have fun with what you are doing. Somewhere in between Werder Bremen settled according to Werner. Anything that could have caused a distraction was systematically ruled out by the club. No training in front of fans before the match. No media appointments for the professionals. The team’s traditional bus arrival before important home games, which is always celebrated by several fans, is also canceled on Sunday.

Werder Bremen’s promotion final against Jahn Regensburg – Ole Werner: “Hide everything else”

“It’s about concentrating on the things we can influence and ignoring everything else,” explained Werner, who for that reason was also aware of particular features of the preparation with SV Werder Bremen has given up: “It is more about having certain processes and interacting with each other for over a year, which provides security when special moments occur. And that’s what we need now. ” Sudden innovations that reflect the special significance of the game against Jan Regensburg In Werner’s view, the need to take this into account may also have a negative effect: “Perhaps the question then arises: Why do we not continue to do what has brought us to this good position?”

This good position – it secures it Werder Bremen on Sunday will be in a direct promotion spot in the Blitz table until the team comes back. As I said: one point is enough. The last day of the game can still have dramatic moves, for example if the rivals from Hamburg (in Rostock) or Darmstadt (against Paderborn) take the lead and thus increase the pressure on Werder. in Weser StadiumAccording to Werner’s plan, it should not matter. Results from the other sites will not be displayed on the video screens this time. If all goes well for Werder, they are still irrelevant because the team is doing its job, scoring and making promotion clear. Ole Werner, the thesis eventually, in this case will still 1.) move away from the resting state and 2.) lose composure. It can also happen when you are in a state of euphoria. (dco)

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