Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
Sunday’s football game between Bochum and Wolfsburg will bring down the curtain on day 18 of the current Bundesliga campaign. Bochum aim to make amends for back-to-back losses to Arminia Bielefeld and Union Berlin, and they should take advantage of Wolfsburg’s poor form. Erhan Masovic is banned, while all Stafylidis, Asano, and Weilandt have been tested positive for coronavirus.
The Wolves, on the other hand, are on a five-game losing run in the German top flight. Wolfsburg conceded no fewer than 12 goals in total in the previous four league fixtures, and given Bochum’s fine home record, we predict that the visitors are going to return home empty-handed. To make things even worse for the visiting team, all Guilavogui, Vranckx, Stefaniak, Lukebakio, Mbabu, Nmecha, Otavio, Mehmedi, Schlager, and William are out of contention through different reasons.
Highlighted Player (Kevin Mbabu):
Born in Chene-Bougeries, Switzerland on April 19, 1995, Kevin Mbabu is a defender who plays for Young Boys. Mbabu started his youth career at Servette and he continued playing for les Grenats at senior level. However, it has to be noted that he made no more than one appearance for Servette in the league during the 2012/2013 season.
Kevin Mbabu then joined Premier League side Newcastle United and after spending two seasons on loan at Rangers and Young Boys, he signed a permanent deal with the Stade de Suisse outfit in 2017. His main position right back, but he is used as both centre and left back as well.
Mbabu is eligible to play for Switzerland, DR Congo and France due to his mixed descent, but he decided to represent the Rossocrociati at senior level. Mbabu made his Switzerland debut in September, 2018 in a 6-0 win over Iceland. His contract with Young Boys should expire in June, 2020.
Highlighted Team (Wolfsburg):
Wolfsburg are a German football club founded in the aftermath of the World War II (1945). Die Wolfe (The Wolves) wear green and white shirts and they play their home games at Volkswagen Arena. The capacity of the stadium is 30,000 and it was opened on 13 December, 2002.
It is well known that German car manufacturer Volkswagen are the club’s main sponsors. Wolfsburg won the Bundesliga trophy in 2009 and the likes of Edin Dzeko, Grafite and Zvjezdan Misimovic were part of the club’s golden generation.
You should bear in mind that Grafite and Dzeko scored 54 goals between each other in the 2008/2009 Bundesliga campaign and that the team clinched the trophy thanks to a 5-1 win over Werder Bremen on 23 May, 2009. Die Wolfe won the German Cup trophy in 2015, with the team beating star-studded Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in the title game. Wolfsburg are a team that has no bitter rivals in German football.