Wolfsburg will play Union Berlin at the Volkswagen Arena on Sunday in the Bundesliga. Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt played to a 2-2 draw. In their last two league games, the home team is undefeated. Due to their recent three losses, Union Berlin's chances of winning the championship have slowed down a little. Union Berlin and Koln drew 0-0 at home on Saturday, but Union Saint-Gilloise and Union Berlin drew 3-3 on Thursday in the opening leg of the UEFA Europa League round of 16. A low-scoring contest is anticipated because both defenses for these two teams are excellent. Under 2.5 goals are our prediction for this game.Grab Your Sign-Up Bonus!
After crushing Freiburg and Hertha Berlin 6-0 and 5-0 to start the year, Wolfsburg was only two points off fourth place as of the final week of January. However, Kovac's team has lost their last six league matches, leaving them eight points behind the leaders in the race for Champions League football.
Wolfsburg has given up 11 goals in their past six league games, compared to just 10 goals in their previous 12 games in the top tier. With Wolfsburg having one of the best defensive records with regards to defending dead balls, the main threat of Union Berlin is reduced if not eliminated.
Die Eisernen squad has mastered the small margins in a season that may be regarded as historic for the club thanks to Union Berlin's famed and dreaded set-piece deliveries. The Berlin-based team is currently in third place in its fourth Bundesliga season. It's important to keep in mind that Union Berlin played in Germany's fourth division in 2006. Imagine the year is 2023, and Die Eisernan is playing and on track to earn a spot in the group stage of the next Champions League football season. All of this is connected to Fischer's selection as head coach in 2018. The club has been better every season since Fischer was hired.
The consequences of mixing midweek and weekend games are starting to become clear as the squad also competes in Europe. Union has collected two points from the previous three Bundesliga games without scoring since the Europa League reopened after a run of five consecutive league wins to begin the new year.
Expect betting tips
Wolfsburg has won all four of its home games against the capital club and has not given up a goal. They've only won one of their last seven games, so they could struggle here.
After going three games without scoring in all competitions, the Eisernen will be attempting to go back to their winning and goal-scoring ways. As the Europa League second leg approaches, we predict the visitors will aim for a draw.
- Under 2.5 goals for 1.692 odds(1xbet);
- BTTS for 1.952 odds (Coinplay);
- Over 9 corners for 1.90 odds (bet365)