Werder Bremen are the longest standing Bundesliga club in history, and have only ever spent one season out of the German top flight during the 1980/1981 season. Since then Bremen have spent 39 consecutive seasons in the top flight, winning three titles in that period with the most recent one being in the 2003/04 season.
Now, Die Grün-Weißen sit second from bottom in the league and face relegation for just the second time in their clubs Bundesliga history. Florian Kohfeldt has seemingly struggled to motivate his side which has led to his sides fall from grace, currently placed nine places below their eighth place position last season.
Bremen will need something of a miracle to escape the drop to the Bundesliga 2 and will need to muster up something special if they are to extend their record to 40 consecutive seasons in the German top tier.
Here, we take a look at how likely they are to survive with just nine games remaining.