Champions League: Salzburg overcomes VfL Wolfsburg 3-1

WALS-SIEZENHEIM. Salzburg tops VfL Wolfsburg 3-1.

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WALS-SIEZENHEIM. Salzburg tops VfL Wolfsburg 3-1.

The match was held at the Red Bull Arena Stadium in Wals-Siezenheim on Wednesday and this began at 4:45 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato with the help of Alessandro Giallatini and Fabiano Preti. The 4th official was Daniele Doveri.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Salzburg was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. VfL Wolfsburg that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Salzburg was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Salzburg won the match.

Salzburg shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


Salzburg received 2 yellow cards (M. Camara and N. Capaldo). On the opposite side, VfL Wolfsburg received 2 yellow cards (K. Mbabu and M. Arnold).

After this match, Salzburg has 7 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. while VfL Wolfsburg stays with 2 points (4th).

Match Events

  • 3'

    K. Adeyemi

  • 15'

    L. Nmecha

    M. Arnold

  • 20'

    M. Camara

  • 47'

    K. Mbabu

  • 65'

    N. Okafor

  • 66'

    N. Capaldo

    M. Camara

  • 70'

    P. Otavio

    J. Roussillon

  • 71'

    F. Nmecha

    R. Baku

  • 72'


    M. Wober

  • 77'

    N. Okafor


  • 84'

    M. Arnold

  • 86'

    D. Guindo

    A. Ulmer

  • 86'

    C. Adamu

    K. Adeyemi

  • 87'

    R. Simic

    N. Okafor

  • 87'

    N. Capaldo

Next matche

In the upcoming Champions League match, Salzburg will play away with VfL Wolfsburg on the 2nd of November with a 0-0 head to head.

VfL Wolfsburg will host Salzburg on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Salzburg (0 draws).

Salzburg: Formation and Lineups

Salzburg started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Matthias Jaissle chose to play with the following team: Philipp Köhn (6.6), Rasmus Kristensen (7.0), Jérôme Onguene (6.6), Maximilian Wöber (6.2), Andreas Ulmer (6.6), Luka Sučić (7.6), Mohamed Camara (6.1), Nicolas Seiwald (7.6), Brenden Aaronson (7.6), Karim Adeyemi (7.1) and Noah Okafor (7.8).


Salzburg made 5 changes: M. Camara for N. Capaldo (66′), M. Wober for Bernardo (72′), A. Ulmer for D. Guindo (86′), K. Adeyemi for C. Adamu (86′) and N. Okafor for R. Simic (87′).

Top player: Noah Okafor

Probably the most impressive player in Salzburg was Noah Okafor.

His rating is (7.8) with 2 goals, 15 passes (60% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 9. He hit the woodwork once times.

VfL Wolfsburg: Formation and Lineups

VfL Wolfsburg started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Mark van Bommel played with: Koen Casteels (6.1), Kevin Mbabu (6.3), Maxence Lacroix (6.6), John Brooks (6.6), Jérôme Roussillon (6.4), Aster Vranckx (7.0), Maximilian Arnold (7.8), Ridle Baku (6.3), Dodi Lukebakio (6.6), Renato Steffen (6.7) and Lukas Nmecha (7.2).


VfL Wolfsburg made 2 changes: J. Roussillon for P. Otavio (70′) and R. Baku for F. Nmecha (71′).

Top player: Maximilian Arnold

The player who no doubt impressed VfL Wolfsburg the most was Maximilian Arnold.

His rating is (7.8) with 36 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 7 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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