Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
All eyes will be on Volkswagen Arena when Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich lock horns in a highly-anticipated Bundesliga clash. The Wolves defeated Darmstadt at the weekend despite Maxence Lacroix’s first-half sending-off, but they will have a much bigger fish to fry against the “Rekordmeister”. The French defender misses out through suspension, while all Mattias Svanberg, Rogerio, Amin Sarr, Patrick Wimmer, and Lukas Nmecha are sidelined with injuries.
The Bavarians, on the other hand, aim to melt Bayer Leverkusen’s advantage in the standings and given their excellent display in a 3-0 win over fourth-place Stuttgart, we believe that there is a big value in betting on the away team. As always, the opposition back-line should have Harry Kane at bay as the former Tottenham forward scored a brace against die Schwaben, while both Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich are major doubts and the duo will be assessed ahead of the kick-off.
Highlighted Player (Harry Kane):
Widely regarded as one of England’s best strikers at the moment, Harry Kane enjoyed a meteoric rise at Tottenham Hotspur, scoring 21 Premier League goals during the 2014/2015 campaign to be voted PFA Young Player of the Year.
The highly rated striker went on to surpass that achievement the following season as he helped Tottenham Hotspur mount a serious title challenge for the first time in club’s recent history and he made seamless transition to international football. Kane scored four goals in his first ten appearances for England to prove he was here to stay and at the same time established himself as a first choice striker in Roy Hodgson’s squad ahead of the Euro 2016 finals.
Kane is a modern striker, who is extremely dangerous in the opposition box, but it was some outstanding goals from distance as well as link-up play with teammates that earned him an excellent reputation in world football. Kane is expected to lead both Tottenham and England in years to come, that is if he can resist the lure of top European clubs that continue to cast admiring glances his way.
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.