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Werder Bremen will be visiting Volkswagen Arena on Friday for the Bundesliga 1 meeting with home side VfL Wolfsburg.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for VfL Wolfsburg v Werder Bremen are shown below (plus the best game odds).
VfL Wolfsburg will be looking for another win after a 0-2 Bundesliga 1 victory vs Schalke.
In that game, VfL Wolfsburg had 59% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 7 on target. For VfL Wolfsburg, the scorers were Wout Weghorst (3') and Xaver Schlager (24'). At the other end, FC Schalke 04 got 13 shots at goal with 7 on target.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that much respect should be given to the VfL Wolfsburg defence. Wolfsburg have been mean at the back, seeing the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their last six games standing at 4.
Ahead of this meeting, VfL Wolfsburg haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
In their last game, Werder Bremen drew 1-1 in the Bundesliga 1 match with Bayern Munich.
In that match, Werder Bremen had 30% possession and 7 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Werder Bremen was Maximilian Eggestein (45'). At the other end, Bayern München had 15 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Kingsley Coman (62') was the scorer for Bayern Munich.
Werder Bremen have been a threat going forward in their most recent fixtures, scoring 6 times in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Werder have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 5 of those same games. Let’s see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Werder Bremen:
- have not lost to VfL Wolfsburg in games played away from home for the previous 4 league games. A very good record, indeed.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 away league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 19/09/2017 shows that VfL Wolfsburg have won 1 of them and Werder Bremen 3, with the number of drawn matches standing at 2.
A combined total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 6 for Wolfsburg and 10 created by Werder. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league encounter between these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 30 on 07/06/2020 when the final score was Werder Bremen 0-1 VfL Wolfsburg.
That time, Werder Bremen had 53% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
VfL Wolfsburg had 17 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Wout Weghorst (82') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Bibiana Steinhaus.
Team News: VfL Wolfsburg
Daniel Ginczek (Back trouble) and Josuha Guilavogui (Torn Muscle Fibre) are not available for Wolfsburg boss Oliver Glasner.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Bremen boss Florian Kohfeldt has to choose a team with limited availability. Milos Veljkovic (Adductor problems) and Niclas Füllkrug (Calf Injury) miss out here.
In our view, Werder Bremen would be disappointed if they were not to breach the defence of this VfL Wolfsburg outfit, however it may not be enough to avoid defeat.
Our tip is for a narrow 2-1 advantage for VfL Wolfsburg at full-time. Looking forward to this.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Volkswagen Arena (30,000)
Captain: Josuha Guilavogui
Chairman: Frank Witter
Manager: Oliver Glasner
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 5, DFB-Pokal (First Round), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Wout Weghorst
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Wout Weghorst was born in Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Emmen in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has contributed 4 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 8 appearances.