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VfL Wolfsburg will be at SchücoArena on Friday for the Bundesliga 1 tie with hosts Arminia Bielefeld.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Arminia Bielefeld v VfL Wolfsburg match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Arminia Bielefeld will play in this game following on from a 3-3 Bundesliga 1 stalemate against Bayern Munich.
In that game, Arminia Bielefeld had 36% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For Arminia Bielefeld, the goals were scored by Michel Vlap (9'), Amos Pieper (37') and Christian Gebauer (49'). Bayern München had 18 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target. Robert Lewandowski (48'), Corentin Tolisso (57') and Alphonso Davies (70') scored for Bayern Munich.
Matches involving Arminia Bielefeld have tended to be exciting affairs of late with high scoring expected. Over their past six clashes, the sum total of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 9 of them coming from Bielefeld. Such a trend won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Coming into this contest, Arminia Bielefeld haven't beaten VfL Wolfsburg in their previous 4 matches in the league.
In their previous game, VfL Wolfsburg drew 0-0 in the Bundesliga 1 tie with Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In that match, VfL Wolfsburg managed 54% possession and 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. On the other side, Borussia Mönchengladbach got 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
A tendency of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games featuring VfL Wolfsburg has been apparent of late. Examining their last 6 outings reveals that this has occurred 6 times. In those clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal tally of 0 and Wolfsburg have scored 9.
Their past results show that VfL Wolfsburg:
- have not lost to Arminia Bielefeld in games played away from home for the previous 5 matches in the league. A very good record, indeed.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 11/08/2007 shows us that Arminia Bielefeld have won 1 of these and VfL Wolfsburg 5, with the tally of draws standing at 0.
A total of 20 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 of them for Bielefeld and 15 created by Wolfsburg. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.
The last league contest between these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 5 on 25/10/2020 when the final score was VfL Wolfsburg 2-1 Arminia Bielefeld.
That time, VfL Wolfsburg managed 48% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorers were Wout Weghorst (19') and Maximilian Arnold (20').
At the other end, Arminia Bielefeld had 9 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Sven Schipplock (80') was the scorer.
The referee was Manuel Gräfe.
Team News: Arminia Bielefeld
Arminia Bielefeld boss Uwe Neuhaus will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: VfL Wolfsburg
With a fully healthy group to pick from, VfL Wolfsburg boss Oliver Glasner does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that Arminia Bielefeld will need to apply a lot of pressure to score against this VfL Wolfsburg side who should score at least once to put them ahead.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very competitive game with a 0-1 advantage for VfL Wolfsburg when the full-time whistle blows.
It should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: SchücoArena (27,300)
Captain: Fabian Klos
Chairman: Hans-Jürgen Laufer
Manager: Uwe Neuhaus
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 16
🔑 Star Player: Sergio Córdova
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Sergio Córdova was born in Calabozo, Venezuela. After having made a senior debut playing for Augsburg in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Forward has got 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 16 appearances.