The Bundesliga is back in action this weekend with another set of games, starting on Sunday at the Volkswagen Arena when VfL Wolfsburg and an excellent Bayer Leverkusen team square off.
Bayer Leverkusen vs. VfL Wolfsburg preview
In the Bundesliga rankings, Bayer Leverkusen is in sixth place and has had a respectable year thus far. Last week, the away team easily defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1, and they’ll want a similar result this time.
Conversely, VfL Wolfsburg has struggled this year and is now in ninth position in the league rankings. The hosts must win this weekend after losing to Borussia Monchengladbach by a score of 2-0 in their previous match.
Bayer Leverkusen, VfL Wolfsburg Key Numbers, and Head-to-Head
- In the last 48 games played between the two teams, Bayer Leverkusen has won 21 of them, compared to VfL Wolfsburg’s 18 wins, for a strong recent record versus VfL Wolfsburg.
- The VfL Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen rivalry has gone 13 games without a home victory, the second-longest skid in the competition’s history.
- In their last six meetings with VfL Wolfsburg in the Volkswagen Arena, Bayer Leverkusen has gone undefeated and amassed an impressive 16 points.
- The Bundesliga’s longest active winning streak is currently being enjoyed by Bayer Leverkusen, who have won their last five games straight.
- Only Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have higher totals during this time than Bayer Leverkusen’s 38 points from 19 games in the Bundesliga under Xabi Alonso.
Bayer Leverkusen vs. VfL Wolfsburg Prediction
Currently experiencing a winning streak, Bayer Leverkusen must capitalize on their strong performance. Amine Adli and Sardar Azmoun both scored goals in previous league games, and they’ll want to do it again this weekend.
It is important for VfL Wolfsburg to improve their home record against Bayer Leverkusen before this match. Due to their current superiority, Bayer Leverkusen should be able to prevail in this match.
Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 VfL Wolfsburg is the prediction.