Bundesliga: SC Freiburg conquers VfL Wolfsburg 2-0 on Saturday

WOLFSBURG. SC Freiburg defeats VfL Wolfsburg with a 2-0 win with a goal from P. Lienhart (28') and a goal from L. Holer (68').

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WOLFSBURG. SC Freiburg tops VfL Wolfsburg with a 2-0 win with a goal from P. Lienhart (28′) and a goal from L. Holer (68′). VfL Wolfsburg lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was held at the VOLKSWAGEN ARENA Stadium in Wolfsburg on Saturday and this began at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Tobias Welz with the help of Martin Thomsen and Mike Pickel. The 4th official was Thomas Gorniak. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.8 degrees Celsius or 51.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

VfL Wolfsburg was in firm control of the ball 56% while SC Freiburg was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

VfL Wolfsburg was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, SC Freiburg managed to find the solution to win this match.​

VfL Wolfsburg shot 17 times, 3 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, SC Freiburg shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


VfL Wolfsburg received 3 yellow cards (R. Steffen, J. Guilavogui and K. Mbabu). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to SC Freiburg.

After this match, VfL Wolfsburg will stay with 13 points like FSV Mainz 05 to move up in the 8th place. On the opposite side, SC Freiburg will have 19 points like FC Bayern München to move down in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    R. Steffen

  • 26'

    J. Guilavogui

  • 28'

    P. Lienhart

  • 56'

    M. Philipp

    P. Otavio

  • 56'

    D. Lukebakio

    J. Guilavogui

  • 68'

    L. Holer

  • 69'

    K. Schade

    M. Gulde

  • 72'

    K. Mbabu

  • 78'

    E. Demirovic

    Jeong Woo-Yeong

  • 78'

    N. Petersen

    L. Holer

  • 80'

    F. Nmecha

    R. Steffen

  • 87'

    K. Sildillia

    V. Grifo

  • 88'

    J. Haberer

    L. Kubler

  • 88'

    S. Bornauw

    J. Brooks

Next matche

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, VfL Wolfsburg will play away against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 30th of October with a 14-12 head to head statistic in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (6 draws).

SC Freiburg will host SpVgg Greuther Fürth on the 30th of October with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of SC Freiburg (0 draws).

VfL Wolfsburg: Formation and Lineups

VfL Wolfsburg started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Mark van Bommel chose to play with the following team: Koen Casteels (6.1), Kevin Mbabu (7.5), Maxence Lacroix (7.0), John Brooks (6.4), Paulo Otávio (6.5), Aster Vranckx (7.4), Josuha Guilavogui (7.0), Maximilian Arnold (7.5), Ridle Baku (6.8), Lukas Nmecha (6.7) and Renato Steffen (6.4).


VfL Wolfsburg made 4 changes: P. Otavio for M. Philipp (56′), J. Guilavogui for D. Lukebakio (56′), R. Steffen for F. Nmecha (80′) and J. Brooks for S. Bornauw (88′).

Top player: Kevin Mbabu

Probably the most impressive player in VfL Wolfsburg was Kevin Mbabu.

His rating is (7.5) with 41 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses.

SC Freiburg: Formation and Lineups

SC Freiburg started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the opposite side, Christian Streich played with: Mark Flekken (7.6), Manuel Gulde (7.0), Philipp Lienhart (7.1), Nico Schlotterbeck (7.3), Lukas Kübler (7.4), Maximilian Eggestein (6.8), Nicolas Höfler (6.8), Christian Günter (7.2), Woo-Yeong Jeong (6.8), Lucas Höler (7.6) and Vincenzo Grifo (6.5).


SC Freiburg made 5 changes: M. Gulde for K. Schade (69′), Jeong Woo-Yeong for E. Demirovic (78′), L. Holer for N. Petersen (78′), V. Grifo for K. Sildillia (87′) and L. Kubler for J. Haberer (88′).

Top player: Lucas Höler

The player who no doubt impressed SC Freiburg the most was Lucas Höler.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 16 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 21. He performed 1 cross.

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