Hertha Berlin vs Wolfsburg Match Analysis & Prediction
24/01/2023 10:30 pm
Having recorded differing results on their return to Bundesliga action, Hertha Berlin and Wolfsburg resume domestic duties at the Olympiastadion Berlin on Tuesday.
While the hosts suffered a 3-1 defeat to Bochum last time out, the visitors ran riot in a 6-0 victory over fellow continental chasers Freiburg.
Picking up just 14 points from their 16 matches in the Bundesliga so far this season, Hertha Berlin sit below the dotted line in 17th place, and the gap to safety stands at one point before Sunday’s encounter between Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund.
Sandro Schwarz’s side may very well live to regret their missed opportunity at Bochum, with Union Berlin, Eintracht Frankfurt, Borussia Monchngladbach and Dortmund all to come in their next few fixtures as they aim to improve on a poor tally of just three wins in the entire season.
However, Hertha Berlin have only failed to score in one of their last 12 Bundesliga matches. scoring twice in each of their last four at the Olympiastadion, and only Bayern Muninch and Dortmund have beaten them on their own patch this season.
Wolfsburg continues to build a head of steam and they were involved in one of the two six-goal margin of victories on Saturday, beating top-four rivals Freiburg.
Niko Kovac’s side currently sit in sixth place in the table, although they could drop down to seventh depending on Dortmund’s result against Augsburg this Sunday, but the gap to Freiburg, Frankfurt and Union Berlin in the top four now stands at four points.
Wolfsburg’s impressive five-game winning streak has seen them score 17 goals and concede just one, and having netted at least twice in each of their last seven Bundesliga matches, they will feel confident of claiming just a fourth away victory of the season.
Hertha Berlin vs. Wolfsburg Head to head
In the 55 previous meetings between these two teams, they have each claimed 20 victories while drawing in 15. Hertha Berlin have scored 75 goals and conceded 76 in the process.
Hertha Berlin Team News
Hertha Berlin recently concluded the signing of stiker Florian Niederlechner from Augsburg, but he is currently nursing a muscular problem and will not make his debut just yet.
Fellow striker Stevan Jovetic also remains out due to a muscular injury, and he is joined in the treatment room ny Chidera Ejuke and Kelian Nsona through knee and ACL issues respectively.
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Wolfsburg Team News
Wolfsburg left-back Paulo Otavio will miss out due to an accumulation of yellow cards, which could lead to a recall for Maxence Lacroix in a wide role.
Josuha Guilavogui was an unused substitute on Saturday after missing team training during the week, but the midfielder in unlikely to be considered for a start, as he is strongly linked with an exit for Stuttgart.
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