Our match prediction:
The disappointing run of five straight defeats is finally behind Hannover as they defied predictions to record a 2-1 triumph over Stuttgart on the road at the weekend. This basically means that the 96ers are back in the survival fight as they are now six points adrift of safety and trail four points behind relegation play-off place. Nevertheless, Hannover will have to continue showing improvement if they want to avoid the drop and they now face a difficult fixture against European hopefuls Wolfsburg. The Wolves have been far from impressive in Bundesliga of late, sharing spoils with Hertha Berlin before losing at home to Bayern Munich, and they will not exactly be high on spirits going into the clash. Given the circumstances, both sides could ultimately settle for one point, so we would not be surprised if Hannover and Wolfsburg share spoils on Tuesday evening.
Highligted Player (Dante):
Dante is a left-footed defender who was born in Salvador, Brazil on 18 October, 1983. The 189-cm-tall centre back, who is capable of playing as a left back as well, started his senior career at Juventude. After making 53 appearances for the club between 2002 and 2004 he moved to Ligue 1 outfit Lille. He played for Belgian sides Charleroi and Standard from 2006 to 2009 and on 27 December, 2008 he signed a contract with Borussia M’gladbach for an undisclosed fee. After impressing with the Fohlen in the 2011/2012 Bundesliga campaign he moved to Bayern Munich at the end of the season and it has to be noted that he scored three goals in 83 league appearances for FCB. In 2015 he signed a contract with fellow Bundesliga team Wolfsburg and he played 24 league games for the Wolves in the 2015/2016 season. In 2013 he won the Champions League trophy with Bayern Munich and he lifted the FIFA Confederations Cup with Brazil the same year.
Highlighted Team (Hannover 96):
Hannover 96 is a German football club from the city Hanonver. The club is currently active in the highest German football division the Bundesliga. Hannover 96 hosts it’s home games in the HDI Arena which holds the capacity of 49 000 seats. The current manager of Hannover 96 is Michael Frontzeck. The main club colours are Red, Blackand White. The club was founded in 1896 and is called Die Roten by it’s supporters.Unlike the form of Hannover 96 in the last 20/30 years the club had several big succeses in their history winning the Bundesliga twice (in 1938 and 1954) and the DFB Pokal once in 1992. Hannover 96 got into the news on 10 november 2009 when goalkeeper Robert Enke decided to commit suicide. Other known players that weared the Hannover 96 kit are: Bobic, Asamoah, Mertesacker, Popescu, Heynckes and Xavier.