Wolfsburg – Freiburg SOCCER PICKS
Wolfsburg and Freiburg meet at VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, in a match for the 4th round of the Bundesliga. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, who in the last 5 games won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 18 -11-2017, for the Bundesliga, Wolfsburg won by (3-1). Y. Gerhardt (3 ‘) and Y. Mallı (29’ and 70 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Wolfsburg, and B. Kapustka (68’), for Freiburg. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 7 points won, after 2 wins and 1 draw. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Bayer Leverkusen, by (1-3). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Hertha BSC, by (2-2). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 28 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Wolfsburg have won 5, tied 3 and lost 2. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, since 19 of the last 22 matches they have played have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
Wolfsburg enter this game after a draw, 2-2, at the reception at Hertha: the goals of the team were scored by Mehmedi and Yunus Malli. The home team usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, privileging fast transitions, mainly through the wings. In this tactical drawing, the three players responsible for throwing the panic in the opposing defense are Brekalo, Steffen and Weghorst. On the other hand, Anthony Brooks is the great highlight of Wolfsburg, with 1 goal and 1 assist. The technician Bruno Labbadia will not be able to count on Camacho, Guilavogui and Klaus, to be injured.
After 1 draw and 2 losses, the away team is currently in the ª position, without having won any points. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Hoffenheim, by (3-1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Stuttgart, by (3-3). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 26 goals scored and 28 conceded; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Freiburg has won 2, tied 2 and lost 6. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. Defensive consistency has not been possible yet. scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
Freiburg enter this unmotivated round, after a draw, 3-3, at the reception to Stuttgart: the goals were scored by Gondorf (2) and Waldschmidt. Contrary to the rival of this day, the foreign team must act in a tactical system in 4-4-2, with the objective of using the central corridor to invest in the offensive process. In any case, it is guessed that the Freiburg adopts a more defensive posture, with the aim of not granting spaces to his adversary. The Freiburg coach can not count on Stenzel, because he is suspended.