Following a poor start to the Bundesliga campaign, Borrusia Dortmund seeks to enter the top four slot when they host Wolfsburg this weekend. The match is scheduled for 2nd November, at the Westfalenstadion with kick off at 17:30 GMT.
Following a series of draws in the Bundesliga, Borrusia Dortmund currently sit at the 5th place with16 points. Coach Lucien Favre has been on a tight rope over the poor series of results in the German league.
Wolfsburg currently are 4th placed with 1 point setting them apart from their rivals. Coach Oliver Glasner is enjoying a successful run as part of the top tier teams in the German league. Borrusia Dortmund enter the game as underdogs.
Borrusia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg Head to Head
Both Dortmund and Wolfsburg have played 31 games together. Dortmund have managed to pull off 18 games with Wolfsburg winning 7 games. 6 games between the two sides have ended in a draw.
Here is a look at the last five matches by Dortmund:
FC Schalke 04 0-0 Dortmund
Dortmund 0-2 Inter Milan
Dortmund 1-0 Mongenladbach
Freiburg 2-2 Dortmund
Slavia Praha 0-2 Dortmund
Here is a look at the past 5 matches played by Wolfsburg:
Wolfsburg 0-0 Augsburg
KAA Gent 2-2 Wolfsburg
RB Leipzig 1-1 Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg 1-1 Holstein Kel
Wolfsburg 1-1 FC Union Berlin
Borrusia Dortmund Team News
Talisman Paco Alcacer has missed 6 matches after picking up an Achilles irritation. He is set to miss out on the clash. Added to the injury list is goalkeeper Roman Burki who is suffering from Influenza. Left back Marcel Schmelzer.
Jordan Sancho has been in form but there still exists a cloud of doubt over this future. A summer move for the England International is foreseen with a number of clubs interested. German Internationals Brandt and Reus have also shown consistency in their past matches but lack lack goals to show it.
Wolfsburg Team News
Wolfsburg have a fair share of injuries with6 players sidelined with different injuries. Midfielders Ignacio Camacho and Xaver Schlager are out with ankle injuries. Forwards Daniel Ginczek and Admir Mehmedi are also ruled out due to a hand injury and torn muscle fiber respectively.
Both goalkeepers Koen Casteels and Niklas Klinger are out with a hairline crack in calfbone and a hand injury respectively. Wout Weghorst has been the team’s talisman with a total of 6 goals and three assists bagged.
Prediction and Odds
Double Chance – 1.25
Draw – 4.54
Goals Under 2.5 – 2.15
Both Teams to Score (No) – 2.105