VfL Wolfsburg beats Borussia Dortmund 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

WOLFSBURG. VfL Wolfsburg beats Borussia Dortmund with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. van (6') and a goal from L. Nmecha (90').

VfL Wolfsburg beats Borussia Dortmund 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

WOLFSBURG. VfL Wolfsburg overcomes Borussia Dortmund with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. van (6′) and a goal from L. Nmecha (90′). Borussia Dortmund was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was played at the VOLKSWAGEN ARENA stadium in Wolfsburg on Tuesday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. In front of 28,675 spectators.​ The referee was Christian Dingert who had the assistance of Benedikt Kempkes and Timo Gerach. The 4th official was Sascha Thielert. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.6 degrees Celsius or 60.13 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 37 Ball Possession 63
Shots
  • 17 Total 20
  • 8 On Target 8
  • 9 Off Target 12
  • 4 Shots blocked 2
  • 79 Attack 142
  • 31 Dangerous attack 73
  • 79 Ball safe​ 65
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 9
  • 3 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 11 Total 12
  • 4 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Borussia Dortmund had a superior ball possession 63% while VfL Wolfsburg was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Borussia Dortmund was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 8 were on target. Anyway, VfL Wolfsburg found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

VfL Wolfsburg shot 17 times, 8 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Borussia Dortmund shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

VfL Wolfsburg received 4 yellow cards (F. Nmecha, O. Marmoush, Paulo Otavio and L. Nmecha). On the opposite side, Borussia Dortmund received 2 yellow cards (M. Hummels and A. Modeste).

Match Timeline

M. van de Ven(goal)
6'
F. Nmecha- Yellow
45'
O. Marmoush- Yellow
54'
P. Wimmer- sub ->O. Marmoush
58'
62'
G. Reyna- sub ->K. Adeyemi
Paulo Otavio- Yellow
64'
70'
A. Modeste- sub ->D. Malen
71'
T. Hazard- sub ->N. Sule
L. Nmecha- sub ->J. Wind
75'
L. Nmecha- Yellow
77'
80'
M. Pasalic- sub ->S. Ozcan
84'
M. Hummels- Yellow
M. Svanberg- sub ->F. Nmecha
88'
J. Roussillon- sub ->J. Kaminski
88'
L. Nmecha(goal)P. Wimmer
90'
90'
A. Modeste- Yellow

Standings

After playing this encounter, VfL Wolfsburg will have 20 points to sit in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Borussia Dortmund will stay with 25 points to remain in the 4th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, VfL Wolfsburg will host FC Bayern München on the 5th of February with a 32-3 head to head statistic in favor of FC Bayern München (5 draws).

Borussia Dortmund will host SC Freiburg on the 4th of February with a 19-3 head to head record in favor of Borussia Dortmund (3 draws).

VfL Wolfsburg – Formation

VfL Wolfsburg
G
K. Casteels 1.Belgium
7.7
D
P. Rosa Silva 6.Brazil
7.0
64'
D
S. Bornauw 3.Belgium
7.6
D
M. van de 5.Netherlands
7.8
Goals6'
D
R. Baku 20.Germany
7.4
M
M. Arnold 27.Germany
8.1
M
Y. Gerhardt 31.Germany
6.7
M
F. Nmecha 22.England
7.3
88' 45'
M
J. Kamiński 16.Poland
6.4
88'
M
O. Marmoush 33.Egypt
6.8
58' 54'
F
J. Older Wind 23.Denmark
7.3
75'
Substitutes
G
P. Pervan 12.Austria
D
J. Roussillon 15.France
88'
D
M. Lacroix 4.France
D
K. Fischer 2.Germany
M
J. Brekalo 14.Croatia
M
M. Svanberg 32.Sweden
88'
M
P. Wimmer 39.Austria
6.8
58'
F
L. Nmecha 10.Germany
6.7
75' 77' Goals90'
F
G. Waldschmidt 7.Germany

VfL Wolfsburg started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).

The manager Niko Kovač decided to play with the following team: Koen Casteels (7.7), Ridle Baku (7.4), Sebastiaan Bornauw (7.6), Micky van de Ven (7.8), Paulo Otávio (7.0), Jakub Kamiński (6.4), Felix Nmecha (7.3), Maximilian Arnold (8.1), Yannick Gerhardt (6.7), Omar Marmoush (6.8) and Jonas Wind (7.3).

The home team had on the bench: Lukas Nmecha (6.7), Josip Brekalo, Mattias Svanberg, Pavao Pervan, Luca Waldschmidt, Jérôme Roussillon, Maxence Lacroix, Kilian Fischer and Patrick Wimmer (6.8).

Substitutions

VfL Wolfsburg made 4 changes: O. Marmoush for P. Wimmer (58′), J. Wind for L. Nmecha (75′), F. Nmecha for M. Svanberg (88′) and J. Kaminski for J. Roussillon (88′).

Best player: Maximilian Arnold​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for VfL Wolfsburg was Maximilian Arnold even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.1) with 35 passes (80% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 6 crosses.

Borussia Dortmund – Formation

Borussia Dortmund
G
G. Kobel 1.Switzerland
7.4
D
M. Hummels 15.Germany
6.9
84'
D
R. Guerreiro 13.Portugal
7.9
D
N. Süle 25.Germany
7.1
71'
D
N. Schlotterbeck 4.Germany
7.6
M
J. Brandt 19.Germany
7.6
M
S. Özcan 6.Turkey
7.2
80'
M
J. Bellingham 22.England
7.1
M
D. Malen 21.Netherlands
7.3
70'
M
K. Adeyemi 27.Germany
6.5
62'
F
Y. Moukoko 18.Germany
6.3
Substitutes
G
A. Meyer 33.Germany
D
S. Coulibaly 44.France
M
E. Can 23.Germany
M
F. Passlack 30.Germany
M
T. Hazard 10.Belgium
6.2
71'
M
A. Papadopoulos 47.Germany
M
G. Reyna 7.USA
6.3
62'
M
M. Pasalic 46.Croatia
80'
F
A. Modeste 20.France
6.2
70' 90'

Borussia Dortmund started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Edin Terzic played with: Gregor Kobel (7.4), Niklas Süle (7.1), Mats Hummels (6.9), Nico Schlotterbeck (7.6), Raphaël Guerreiro (7.9), Jude Bellingham (7.1), Salih Özcan (7.2), Karim Adeyemi (6.5), Julian Brandt (7.6), Donyell Malen (7.3) and Youssoufa Moukoko (6.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Emre Can, Felix Passlack, Thorgan Hazard (6.2), Soumaila Coulibaly, Antonios Papadopoulos, Alexander Meyer, Anthony Modeste (6.2), Giovanni Reyna (6.3) and Marco Pašalić.

Substitutions

Borussia Dortmund made 4 changes: K. Adeyemi for G. Reyna (62′), D. Malen for A. Modeste (70′), N. Sule for T. Hazard (71′) and S. Ozcan for M. Pasalic (80′).

Best player: Raphaël Guerreiro​

The most impressive player for Borussia Dortmund was Raphaël Guerreiro.

His rating is (7.9) with 52 passes (92% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​