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After the international break is on the weekend of the twelfth matchday of the Bundesliga on the program. In Wolfsburg the VfL receives the cops from Leipzig. After a good start to the season, the wolves slowly stagger again into the table cellar. Only one win could be recorded in the last nine games. The Leipzigers are completely different – they have only one defeat in the account and have thus established themselves in the top of the table. Accordingly, they go as favorites in this game. Read all important information about this game in our analysis. The kick-off at the Volkswagen Arena takes place at 14:30.
After the thrill of last season, when the team of coach Bruno Labbadia secured only in the relegation against Holstein Kiel relegation, the goal of the leaders was to experience this season a little more relaxed. The start in the league was quite promising. After three match days they already had seven points in their account. But the flight was unfortunately over quickly. From the last nine games just a single threesome was brought. This succeeded in the 3-0 victory at the newly promoted Dusseldorf. The last two games against Borussia Dortmund (0: 1) and in Hannover (1: 2) were just lost.
Overall, the wolves were able to collect so far twelve points and are on the twelfth place in the table. The pad down is not exactly big. The advantage over the 96ers, who are currently in the relegation place, is just three points. In this situation, it is important to score in the home game against the Leipzig. But VfL has not shown as particularly strong home so far this season. Only the game on Matchday 1 against FC Schalke 04 could be won. Three times they even went completely empty. Positive are the men of Coach Labbadia occurred in the DFB Cup. By a 2-0 win in Hannover they could qualify for the knockout stages. Ismail Azzaoui, Marcel Tisserand and Ignacio Camacho are likely to miss on Saturday due to injury. Best scorer is the Dutchman Wout Weghorst, who has been able to net five times. Despite the home advantage Wolfsburg against RB Leipzig according to the odds of bookmakers at a disadvantage.
The bulls from Leipzig have been playing a great season so far. After eleven matchdays, they have only one defeat on the account, they negotiated the first matchday at 1: 4 in Dortmund. With six wins and four draws, they have been able to collect 22 points and are thus ranked third in the Bundesliga table. The gap to the leaders is currently five points. The basis for the success is certainly the mixture of a successful offensive, which could already achieve 22 hits, and a very good defensive, which was defeated only nine times. No team conceded fewer goals than RB Leipzig. In each of the last five Bundesliga games was the zero behind. The club from Nuremberg was sent home with a 6-0 pack and Berlin and Leverkusen were defeated 3-0. There are also two goalless draws against Schalke and FC Augsburg.
A 2-0 win against TSG Hoffenheim also reached the knockout round of the DFB Cup. Things are not going so well in the UEFA Europa League. Due to the defeat on the final day in Glasgow, the men of Coach Rangnick have to worry about the move into the knockout stage. In the games still to be played in Salzburg and against Trondheim they have to score points to prevail in the Fernduell against the Scots. Timo Werner and Yussuf Poulsen are the top goalscorers in Ralf Rangnick’s team, each with six league goals.
Wolfsburg vs RB Leipzig head to head matches
05.05.18 BUN RB Leipzig Wolfsburg 4 : 1
12.12.17 BUN Wolfsburg RB Leipzig 1 : 1
11.03.17 BUN RB Leipzig Wolfsburg 0 : 1
16.10.16 BUN Wolfsburg RB Leipzig 0 : 1
04.03.15 POK RB Leipzig Wolfsburg 0 : 2