Did you know that…
…Florian Grillitsch and Ishak Belfodil used to play in Bremen?
Florian Grillitsch joined the Bremen youth academy from St. Pölten in 2013 and went on to represent the senior team in the Bundesliga before leaving for TSG in 2017. Ishak Belfodil, meanwhile, spent last season on loan at Werder from Standard Liege before signing on the dotted line for Hoffenheim in the summer.
…Julian Nagelsmann made his debut in the dugout at Werder Bremen?
On 13 February 2016, Julian Nagelsmann became the youngest-ever coach to oversee a Bundesliga match at the age of 28 years and 205 days. He drew 1-1 away to Werder Bremen on his debut in the TSG dugout.
…TSG haven't lost any of their last five meetings with Bremen?
TSG have a significantly inferior head-to-head record against Werder, with only three wins from 20 matches (D8 L9). But since Julian Nagelsmann took over the reins in Sinsheim, "Hoffe" have not lost a single Bundesliga match against Bremen, winning twice and drawing on three occasions.
…both clubs were founded in 1899?
Werder Bremen were founded on 4 February 1899 and are five months older than TSG Hoffenheim, who came into being on 1 July 1899.