More bad luck: Johannsson injured after scoring first goal in 17 months

Aron Johannsson scored his first goal for Werder Bremen since September 2016 when he lobbed goalkeeper Bernd Leno with a delicate shot from 12 yards out in the seventh minute of the German Cup match against Bayer Leverkusen.



But the Icelandic-American suffered a hip injury that forced him to leave at halftime of the quarterfinal game Leverkusen won, 4-2, in overtime. Bremen coach Florian Kohfeldt said afterwards he did not believe the injury was serious.

A hip injury in Johannsson's first season at Werder Bremen set him back after arriving from Dutch club AZ. He has played just 20 Bundesliga games (seven starts) in three seasons.
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