Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund meet forces at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, in a match for the 27th day of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 02‑11‑2019, Borussia Dortmund won at home by (3‑0). The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 5 matches has won 4 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 03‑11‑2018, in a match for the Bundesliga that ended with the victory of Borussia Dortmund by (0‑1). M. Reus (27 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
After 9 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses, the home team is currently in 7th position, with 36 points won. In their last match, they tied with RB Leipzig at home by (0‑0), after in the previous match they had tied with (2‑2) away, in a match against Union Berlin. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games it has registered 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 defeats as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 21 suffered; against 4 victories, 5 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 18 goals scored and 23 suffered. The team comes to this match after a home loss against Shakhtar Donetsk by (1‑2). For the championship, Wolfsburg conquered 13 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 matches they played in their stadium. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑0 (5 in 13 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 25 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 13 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (0’‑ 15 ‘).
Wolfsburg know they won’t get a place in the Champions League, but they can at least make it to the Europa League. This means that in the next games it is necessary to have determination and efficiency. In this way, the probability of having positive results increases considerably. The team knows that on this day the difficulty will be great, so they will have to find ways to overcome the second place. From defense to attack everything will have to act as a gear and if one piece fails, everything can get complicated. In this match, Yannick Gerhardt, William and Ignacio Camacho will be left out, because they are in the medical department.
Borussia Dortmund :
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place, with 51 points won, after 15 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Freiburg by (1‑0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Borussia M’gladbach, by (1‑2). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 26 goals scored and 27 suffered; against 11 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 41 goals scored and 16 suffered. The team comes to this match after a away loss against PSG by (2‑0). For the championship, Borussia Dortmund conquered 17 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats in the last 10 matches they played as a visitor. His attack has scored regularly, as he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 13 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 25 matches in this competition, they have conceded the first goal 8 times, but have gotten the comeback in 3. In the last 13 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 10 of their 27 goals between minutes (61’‑ 75 ‘).
Borussia Dortmund are likely to land a place in the Champions League, but they want much more. The team is fighting directly for the title and from now on it only matters to add good results. That is why even far from home he comes to add a victory. He must have a lot of respect for the local club, but to add the three points he will have to impose his rhythm of play. In this match, Marco Reus, Axel Witsel, Emre Can and Dan-Axel Zagadou will be left out, because they are in the medical department.