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Feb 14, 2015 at 2.30pm UK at ​Weserstadion
Werder Bremen
3-2
Augsburg
Lukimya-Mulongoti (16'), Di Santo (23' pen.), Gebre Selassie (45')
FT(HT: 3-1)
Klavan (21'), Werner (79')

Result: Werder Bremen edge out Augsburg for fifth successive win

Werder Bremen claim a fifth successive Bundesliga win by beating Ausgburg 3-2 to continue their resurgence under Viktor Skrypnyk.

Augbsurg lost ground on their rivals for a Champions League spot as Werder Bremen claimed a 3-2 victory for a fifth successive Bundesliga win.

A promising start from the hosts was rewarded in the 17th minute when Assani Lukimya-Mulongoti lost his marker in a crowded box to head home from Zlatko Junuzovic's free kick.

The opener was quickly cancelled out by Augsburg as Ragnar Klavan took full advantage of poor marking at the other end of the pitch to meet Raul Bobadilla's inviting corner with a powerful header.

However, Klavan gifted Werder the chance to retake the lead two minutes later when he fouled Davie Selke in the box, and Franco Di Santo capitalised to score his 10th of the season from the penalty spot.

Augsburg continued to look threatening, but their task was made even more difficult before the break when another precise set-piece delivery from Junuzovic allowed Theodor Gebre Selassie to head home his side's third of the afternoon.

Junuzovic twice went close to adding a goal to his impressive display, but his first effort crashed against the crossbar, before a powerful strike on the hour mark drifted just over.

Augsburg set up a dramatic finish by reducing the deficit 11 minutes from time thanks to Tobias Werner, who latched onto a loose ball in the box to fire home after Werder had failed to clear a corner.

However, the hosts looked comfortable in the closing stages and Junuzovic struck the woodwork again from a free kick as they went close to extending their margin of victory under new manager Viktor Skrypnyk.

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