Wolfsburg will welcome Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday for a game of round 19 in the Bundesliga. The hosts are 6th in the table with 28 points, but have hopes of catching up in the battle for 4th, as they are trailing 3 points behind RB Leipzig. The visitors from Leverkusen are 10th in the standings, but will do everything within their powers to climb up to 6th – the last place ensuring European football next term.
Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last H2H games||Last games home/away|
|Wolfsburg||Win||8 W/ 3 D/ 9 L||6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Loss||9 W/ 3 D/ 8 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 6 L|
Worth mentioning: Nineteen of the last twenty games produced over 2,5 goals, while Bayer Leverkusen managed to keep a clean sheet in the only two matches that did not end with both sides finding the back of the net. Twenty goals were scored in the last 5 clashes, averaging exactly 4 goals per game. The last draw at Volkswagen Arena was achieved back in 2005 and it was the first of the following 14 games that saw both sides scoring.
Last game between the clubs: 01.09.2018 Bayer Leverkusen – Wolfsburg 1:3; Leon Bailey 24’; Ramazan Ozcan 36’ (own goal), Wout Weghorst 55’, Renato Steffen 60’
Last game at this venue: 03.03.2018 Wolfsburg – Bayer Leverkusen 1:2; Admir Mehmedi 79’; Lucas Alario 31’ (penalty), Julian Brandt 78′; William from Wolfsburg was sent off for second yellow card in the 90’.
Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
|As of 23.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Wolfsburg||Loss||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Win||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Wolfsburg: 20.01.2019 Schalke – Wolfsburg 2:1; Daniel Caligiuri 8’, 78’; Elvis Rexhbecaj 20’
Last game Bayer Leverkusen: 19.01.2019 Bayer Leverkusen – Borussia Monchengladbach 0:1; Alassane Plea 37’
Top performers Wolfsburg: Wout Weghorst 6 goals 2 assists, Daniel Ginczek 5 goals 1 assist, Admir Mehmedi 3 goals 3 assists.
Top performers Bayer Leverkusen: Kai Havertz 6 goals 2 assists, Kevin Volland 6 goals 2 assists, Karim Bellarabi 4 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||Goals scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Goal/goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Wolfsburg were on a run of 7 wins and a draw, before losing at the hands of Schalke last weekend. Their last four game featured over 2,5 goals. The Wolves have kept 3 consecutive clean sheets at home, with the last two outings being friendly games. Bayer were on a streak of 7 games producing over 2,5 goals, prior to their 1:0 defeat last time out against Borussia Monchengladbach. The last four Leverkusen away games ended with both teams able to score, while four of the last five featured over 2,5 goals.
Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen News
Missing players Wolfsburg: Joshua Guilavogui, Daniel Ginczek, Ignacio Camacho, Marcel Tisserand
Missing players Bayer Leverkusen: Panagiotis Takis Retsos, Joel Pohjanpalo
Wolfsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions
Over 2,5 goals & both teams to score