Vf L Wolfsburg / Bundesliga – This is the first match of the round and it is immediately a derby.Both teams have this season played in the Champions League, and Wolfsburg is still in that competition, while Bayer was eliminated in the group phase, and then they were also eliminated from Europa League.Both teams got eliminated from the Cup, while they have not performed according to their quality even in the championship and that is why Bayer is sixth, and Wolfsburg only eighth with four points less.
The hosts are in better shape and they have two championship wins in a row, while Wolfsburg is without a win in the previous two matches.
In the first part of the season, Wolfsburg celebrated at home with 2-1 and the “Wolves” won in the last four mutual duels. – CETMaybe the team of Bayer was not too excited about the break due to national team obligations, because they have after a period of crisis finally managed to make two consecutive triumphs.
Between those two victories they have also played a draw with Villareal and it was a rematch in the round of sixteen of Europa League which is why they were eliminated from that competition.
That is why they have more space for preparations for the championship matches and they can by the end try to get to a placement in the Champions League, which is their goal.
This season’s performances in Europa League have cost them dearly and even though they had a lot more matches, they had problems with injuries and these are problems that are lasting for quite some time.
This especially relates to the last line, where they have not been completed for a long time, because Toprak, Jedvaj, K.
Papadopoulos and Hilbert are still having problems. Bender are recovered and they are already included in the competition, although it is too early for them to play.
Therefore, the composition could be the same as in the last round when they defeated Stuttgart away with 2-0.
Probable lineups Bayer Leverkusen: Leno – Henrichs, Tah, Ramalho, Wendell – Kramer, Yurchenko – Bellarabi, Brandt – Chicharito, Kiesling Wolfsburg is doing great this season in the Champions League, where they achieved a historic success by reaching the quarterfinals.