VfL Wolfsburg come up against visitors Eintracht Frankfurt at Volkswagen Arena in this Bundesliga 1 tie on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for VfL Wolfsburg v Eintracht Frankfurt, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
VfL Wolfsburg enter this game following a 0-0 Champions League tied result vs Lille.
In that game, VfL Wolfsburg managed 46% possession and 2 shots on goal with 0 of them on target. On the other side, LOSC Lille Métropole got 16 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that not much more can be done by the VfL Wolfsburg rearguard. VfL Wolfsburg have given the opposition little, with the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their last 6 games standing at 2.
Coming into this clash, VfL Wolfsburg are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
In their last fixture, Eintracht Frankfurt drew 1-1 in the Bundesliga 1 match with Stuttgart.
In that match, Eintracht Frankfurt managed 57% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Eintracht Frankfurt was Filip Kostić (79'). VfB Stuttgart had 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Omar Marmoush (88') was the scorer for Stuttgart.
The stats tell the story, and Eintracht Frankfurt have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in all. At the back, Eintracht Frankfurt have not been doing too well. That pattern might not follow through into this match, though.
Heading into this fixture, Eintracht Frankfurt are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 02/12/2018 shows that VfL Wolfsburg have won 3 of them & Eintracht Frankfurt 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined total of 20 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 11 of them for Wolfsburg and 9 netted by Eintracht. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 28 on 10/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 VfL Wolfsburg.
That time, Eintracht Frankfurt managed 45% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorers were Daichi Kamada (8'), Luka Jović (27'), André Silva (54'), Erik Durm (61') and Tuta (85' Own goal).
On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg had 21 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Ridle Baku (6') and Wout Weghorst (46') scored.
The referee was Marco Fritz.
Team News: VfL Wolfsburg
Xaver Schlager (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Bartosz Bialek (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Paulo Otávio (Ankle Injury) are not available for VfL Wolfsburg boss Mark van Bommel.
Team News: Eintracht Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner has a number of players out of action. Sebastian Rode (Knee Problems) and Almamy Touré (Hamstring Injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
In our view, Eintracht Frankfurt are dangerous enough to find the back of the net against this VfL Wolfsburg outfit, however that is unlikely to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our selection here is for a close game with a 2-1 win for VfL Wolfsburg when all is said and done. Let’s see what eventuates.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Volkswagen Arena (30,000)
Captain: Koen Casteels
Chairman: Frank Witter
Manager: Mark van Bommel
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 1, Champions League (Group G)
🔑 Star Man: Wout Weghorst
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Wout Weghorst was born in Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for FC Emmen in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 4 appearances.