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Werder Bremen admit flying Hoffenheim training ground drone

Hoffenheim's training ground.
A drone was flown over Hoffenheim's training ground ahead of the draw with Werder Bremen.

BERLIN, Germany -- Werder Bremen have admitted flying a drone over Hoffenheim's training ground ahead of Wednesday's 1-1 draw between the two clubs.

Earlier this week, Hoffenheim reported an "unannounced drone flight" to police and told ESPN FC they had done so because of "security concerns."

"Werder Bremen this past Tuesday briefly used a drone," a statement on Bremen's website said. "This is a result of talks between Bremen executive Frank Baumann, head coach Florian Kohfeldt and the employees...

Hoffenheim training ground drone investigated by German police

Hoffenheim's training ground.
Hoffenheim's training ground saw some spy games earlier this week.

German police are investigating the use of a drone at Bundesliga club Hoffenheim's training ground ahead of the club's Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen.

Hoffenheim reported on their website that a drone flew over the club's training facilities in the village of Zuzenhausen on Tuesday and that the club had reported the case and alleged drone pilot -- reportedly a Werder Bremen scout -- to the police.

On Thursday, Hoffenheim head of media Holger Kliem told ESPN FC that "an unannounced drone...