With the race to lessen the gap between Dortmund and title leaders Bayern Munich, the side will be heading to the Lucien Favre’s side. The match schedules for Saturday with kickoff at 14:30 GMT with the Bundesliga kickoff.
Borussia Dortmund started their Bundesliga title campaign after the coronavirus stoppage with a 4-0 win over side Schalke 04. The win saw the side rise to the second place on the table with four points clear off leaders Munich.
The side remains unbeaten in nine meetings against the Wolves and will be looking to make it ten. However, Wolfsburg will prove not a walk in the park for the side, especially with their current form. Wolfsburg is currently sixth on the table with 39 points. This is 11 points clear of fifth-placed Bayern Leverkusen.
Wolfsburg will be fighting a host of teams off the sixth position. A last-minute grasp with a 2-1 win over Augsburg on Saturday was enough to secure the gap. A dramatic late strike by Daniel Ginczek sealed the late winner to fend off competition from SC Freiburg and Schalke 04. The win saw the side extend their unbeaten run to seven with four wins.
Wolfsburg vs Dortmund Head to Head
Both games have 30 games between them with Borussia Dortmund have 18 wins while Wolfsburg only with seven wins. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Dortmund 3-0 Wolfsburg
Dortmund 2-0 Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg 0-1 Dortmund
Dortmund 0-0 Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg 0-3 Dortmund
Dortmund 3-0 Wolfsburg
Wolfsburg 1-5 Dortmund
Wolfsburg 1-2 Dortmund
Wolfsburg Team News
Wolfsburg’s right back continues recovering from a cruciate ligament fracture which rules him out till September. The same goes for defensive midfielder Ignacio Camacho with ankle problems with an expected return in September. However, Coach Olivier Glasner sets to benefit from the return to training of central midfielder Yannick Gerhardt from a facial fracture.
Borussia Dortmund Team News
Coach Lucien Favre contends with selection with a series of injuries in his camp side. Midfielders Emre Can, Alex Witsel and Nico Schulz, are out of contention after picking muscle injuries with an expected return in early June. Defender Zadagou is out with a knee injury with center forward Marco Reus out with a muscle injury.
However, Favre will make the most out of high flying Haaland with nine goals in ten starts for the side. The wonderkid was on the score sheet during their 4-0 thrashing of Schalke 04. A brace from Guerreiro will also motivate to take on the side.
Prediction and Odds
The injuries at Dortmund’s side will put the rest of the squad to the ultimate test against a fit Wolfsburg with a seven unbeaten streak.
Both Teams to Score
Haaland to Score