(Reuters) – Werder Bremen’s United States ahead Josh Sargent scored the winner as his struggling aspect got here from a objective down at halftime to beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 within the Bundesliga on Friday and hand the guests a primary league defeat of the yr.
Victory moved Werder eight factors above the relegation zone whereas ending fourth-placed Frankfurt’s 11-match unbeaten run within the Bundesliga, stretching again to early December.
Bremen, who had gained solely three of their earlier 25 residence league video games, fought again with a powerful second-half efficiency after Frankfurt had taken a ninth minute lead when Andre Silva headed his nineteenth objective of the season within the Bundesliga.
Theodor Gebre Selassie equalised two minutes into after the break, on the finish of a flying run down the proper flank, however solely following a VAR test after initially being flagged offside.
Sargent then grabbed the decisive objective within the 62nd minute, which additionally required VAR verification earlier than being awarded.
(Writing by Mark Gleeson in Cape City; Modifying by Ken Ferris)