Werder Bremen draws at Hertha Berlin to earn first point

Friday August 21st, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Nigeria striker Anthony Ujah struck for Werder Bremen to draw at Hertha Berlin 1-1 and claim its first point of the Bundesliga season on Friday.

Valentin Stocker rifled a shot to the roof of the net for the home side in the sixth minute, but Ujah equalized with Bremen's first chance 20 minutes later after a cross from left back Ulisses Garcia. Hertha began strongly after the break, when Stocker failed to make the most of a good chance.

The visitors threatened a late victory when Jannik Vestergaard struck the post in the 82nd, a minute after Bremen had hit the crossbar with a deflected effort.

Hertha midfielder Alexander Baumjohann returned from injury late in the game.

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