Wolfsburg and Saint-Étienne face in VOLKSWAGEN ARENA, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 1 victory and 1 draw in the last 2 games. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since the Wolfsburg has considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in 2nd place, with 8 points won. In the last match, he won by (0-1) away against Oleksandria, after in the previous match, having lost by (1-3) at home with Gent. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 matches it records 5 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a defeat with Freiburg (1‑0). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Wolfsburg won 2, drew 4 and lost 4. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 4 of the last 5 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, as he always scored at least one goal in the last 5 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 26 of the last 28 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 11 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never got the comeback.
The Wolfsburg is currently in second place in its group and already has the qualification guaranteed. The team intends to improve its performance in all aspects, because it wants the good results to be maintained. Playing against a strong opponent is always more difficult, but he will do everything possible to add the three points and know that he can achieve it. It can certainly add a victory, but to achieve it you really need to have a great performance. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
The visiting team is currently in the 3rd position, with 4 points won, after 4 draws and 1 defeat. In the penultimate match, he drew away against Oleksandria by (2-2). In the last game, he tied at home against Gent by (0-0). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it records 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 8 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a defeat out with Reims by (3‑1). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Saint-Étienne won 3, drew 1 and lost 6.
In this competition, he drew the last 4 games and did not win any of the last 5 he played. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 4 of the last 5 matches, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 matches for this competition.
Saint-Étienne comes to this game to say goodbye, because he has no chance of advancing in the competition. At least he will try to improve his campaign and, since he has nothing left to lose, he can risk more. You must respect the home team, but at the same time you will not be able to risk the game. This means that you must play intelligently, knowing when and how to act, to have a favorable outcome in the end. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.