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VfL Wolfsburg will arrive at Stadion An der Alten Försterei on Saturday for the Bundesliga 1 fixture with home side Union Berlin.
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Union Berlin will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-2 Bundesliga 1 victory versus Werder Bremen.
In that match, Union Berlin managed 43% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. For Union Berlin, the scorers were Sheraldo Becker (12') and Taiwo Awoniyi (28'). For their opponents, SV Werder Bremen got 11 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Union Berlin have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Union have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals during that time.
Coming into this meeting, Union Berlin are unbeaten in their last 6 league matches at home.
Since a loss in their previous game against Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga 1 competition, VfL Wolfsburg will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, VfL Wolfsburg had 41% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Borussia Dortmund had 14 shots on goal with 8 on target. Manuel Akanji (66') and Jadon Sancho (90') scored for Borussia Dortmund.
Oliver Glasner's VfL Wolfsburg have converted a total of 10 times in the course of their most recent six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes comes to 7.
Coming into this contest, VfL Wolfsburg haven’t won away from home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league game between the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 24 on 01/03/2020 and the score finished Union Berlin 2-2 VfL Wolfsburg.
In that match, Union Berlin managed 39% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorers were Sebastian Andersson (41') and Marvin Friedrich (56').
VfL Wolfsburg got 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. Yannick Gerhardt (60') and Wout Weghorst (81') scored.
The referee was Bastian Dankert.
Team News: Union Berlin
Nico Schlotterbeck (Hamstring Injury), Anthony Ujah (Knee Surgery), Christian Gentner (Calf Injury), Joel Pohjanpalo (Ankle Injury) and Max Kruse (Torn muscle bundle) will not be able to play for Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer.
Team News: VfL Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg boss Oliver Glasner has some current player fitness concerns. Maximilian Philipp (Quarantine) and Jérôme Roussillon (Fitness) can’t be considered.
Our assessment is that VfL Wolfsburg and Union Berlin could end up without much reward for their efforts here.
At this stage, it appears to have the makings of a possible draw. We therefore see a hard-fought 0-0 scoreline when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion An der Alten Försterei (22,012)
Captain: Christopher Trimmel
Chairman: Dirk Zingler
Manager: Urs Fischer
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 5
⭐ Star Man: Max Kruse
Regularly used in the Striker position, Max Kruse was born in Reinbek, Germany. After having made a senior debut playing for Werder Bremen in the 2007 - 2008 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 6 league goals in this Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 10 appearances.