VfL Wolfsburg line up against visiting side Bayer Leverkusen at Volkswagen Arena in this Bundesliga 1 meeting on Sunday.
All VfL Wolfsburg v Bayer Leverkusen match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
VfL Wolfsburg are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-4 Europa League Qualifiers victory versus Kukësi.
Fixtures involving VfL Wolfsburg have often been engaging encounters lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 clashes alone, the sum of 24 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 12 of these accredited to Wolfsburg. Let’s find out if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Bayer Leverkusen will go into the meeting following on from a 0-7 DFB-Pokal win over Eintracht Norderstedt in their previous fixture.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen had 77% possession and 35 shots on goal with 15 of them on target. For Bayer Leverkusen, the goalscorers were Lars Bender (4'), Nadiem Amiri (10', 31'), Lucas Alario (12'), Florian Wirtz (21'), Charles Aránguiz (30') and Patrik Schick (77'). At the other end, Eintracht Norderstedt got 2 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
Demonstrating their fondness for action-packed matches, goals have been celebrated 20 times in the previous 6 games in which Bayer Leverkusen have played, yielding an average of 3.33 goals for each fixture. Opposing teams have hit 8 of this grand total.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 15/10/2017 shows that VfL Wolfsburg have won 2 of these games & Bayer Leverkusen 3, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
A sum of 21 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 from Wolfsburg and 11 for Leverkusen. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.5.
The last league contest between these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 28 on 26/05/2020 and the score finished Bayer Leverkusen 1-4 VfL Wolfsburg.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen managed 69% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Julian Baumgartlinger (85').
At the other end, VfL Wolfsburg had 13 shots at goal with 9 on target. Marin Pongračić (43', 75'), Maximilian Arnold (64') and Renato Steffen (67') scored.
The referee was Daniel Schlager.
Our assessment is that Bayer Leverkusen and VfL Wolfsburg won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, and it’s not easy to pick a clear winner. We’re therefore seeing a very even match with a 0-0 scoreline after 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Volkswagen Arena (30,000)
Captain: Josuha Guilavogui
Chairman: Frank Witter
Manager: Oliver Glasner
Competitions: DFB-Pokal (First Round), Europa League Qual. (Second Round)