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Ishak Belfodil stars in Werder Bremen’s victory over Augsburg

5:31 am AEDT 18/3/18
Ishak Belfodil - Werder Bremen
The Algeria international produced a commanding display in Saturday’s Bundesliga game as Florian Kohfeldt’s side extended their unbeaten to four games

Ishak Belfodil scored twice and provided an assist in Werder Bremen’s 3-1 defeat of Augsburg.

The 26-year-old forward who last scored a league goal in December, against Mainz 05, ended his seven-game goal drought with two first-half goals.

Belfodi who joined the Weserstadion outfit on loan from Standard Liege last summer opened the scoring at the WWK Arena with his fifth minute effort.

With five minutes remaining before the interval, the Algeria international doubled his side’s lead to increase his league tally to three goals in 22 games this season.

After the recess, Rani Khedira pulled one back for Manuel Baum's men in  the 63rd minute before Max Kruse sealed the win for the visitors with in the 82nd minute, after benefitting from Belfodi’s assist.

Werder Bremen, now unbeaten in four games, moved to the 12th spot in the German Bundesliga table with 33 points from 27 matches. They host Eintracht Frankfurt for their next league game on April 1.