On Sun Sep 19th, in week 5, Wolfsburg plays host to Eintracht Frankfurt in a clash of the Bundesliga. Wolfsburg is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against RB Leipzig. Jérôme Roussillon struck first for Wolfsburg in the 52nd minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, RB Leipzig was frustrated by Wolfsburg’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Wolfsburg ended the match with the shutout victory. Wolfsburg is looking for direction having 3 win and 0 losses in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Eintracht Frankfurt recorded a 1-1 draw against Arminia Bielefeld. Jens Petter Hauge struck first for Eintracht Frankfurt in the 22nd minute, then Patrick Wimmer got the equalizer for Arminia Bielefeld in the 86th minute on a feed from Klos earning them at least the one point. Eintracht Frankfurt looks to improve on their recent performance, having lost 1 of their last 10.
These two teams have not yet played each other this season, so it will be interesting how the match turns out. Last season these teams were evenly matched with 1 win each.
Eintracht Frankfurt’s most prolific scorer has been Jens Petter Hauge. The Norwegian attacker has netted two goals over the last five matches. Both Wout Weghorst and Ridle Baku have been the hottest scorers for Wolfsburg in the last five each having scored 2 goals each
Mark van Bommel’s Wolfsburg squad will be without Renato Steffen, Koen Casteels, William, Paulo Otávio and Bartosz Bialek, while Eintracht Frankfurt will be without Sebastian Rode.