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Wolfsburg will aim for their perfect start to the Bundesliga season if they host last season’s runner-up RB Leipzig On Sunday.
The Wolves are the only team in the league to have won their first two games, while The Red Bulls have won one and lost one under the new coach Jesse March.
Prediction for this match
A fourth place last season was Wolfsburg’s highest ranking since 2015, but manager Oliver Glasner Controversial ship to Eintracht Frankfurt jumped off in the summer.
Mark van Bommel has been appointed as his replacement, and the Dutchman has organized a smooth transition, with the exception of the disqualification from the DFB-Pokal due to too many substitutes.
Last season’s top scorer Wout Weghorst secured a 1-0 win against VfL Bochum on the first matchday before Luke Nmecha came off the bench and scored the winner in a 2-1 comeback win against Hertha Berlin last weekend.
The Wolves had the second best defensive record in the Bundesliga last season and conceded only 37 goals – only RB Leipzig conceded fewer with 32.
However, Leipzig lost the pair of central defenders Dayot Upamecano and Ibrahima Konate in summer, as well as Bayern Munich-bound boss Julian Nagelsmann.
The new coach Marsch, who was recruited by Red Bull Salzburg, caused the 0-1 defeat against Mainz 05 on the opening weekend – the fourth away defeat in a row in the Bundesliga.
The Saxon team recovered last week, however, with a 4-0 win over Stuttgart, supported by a brace from Dominik Szoboszlai, which preceded the march’s arrival from Salzburg.
Leipzig, which welcomes champions Bayern Munich after the international break, has been unbeaten in eight games against Wolfsburg.
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Luca Waldschmidt came to Wolfsburg from Benfica this week but could miss a debut after a head injury in training.
After the winning goal last weekend, Lukas Nmecha will be pushing for a start as a substitute, while younger brother Felix is still not fit to play.
Wilhelm and Bartosz Bialek are both paused with knee injuries and Paulo Ottavio has an ankle problem.
Jesse Marsch should call an unchanged RB Leipzig team from their beatings against Stuttgart with teenagers Josko Gvardiol continue to represent the injured Angelino at the left-back.
It means that captain Marcel Sabitzer will be back on the bench with last season’s top scorer Yussuf Poulsen.
if André Silva it will be his 60th Bundesliga game; He has scored 41 goals in the last 59, his first for Leipzig last weekend after a summer move from Eintracht Frankfurt.
Wolfsburg possible starting line-up:
Casteels; Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Roussillon; Schlager, Arnold; Baku, Philipp, Steffen; Weghorst
RB Leipzig possible starting line-up:
Gulacsi; Klostermann, Orban, Simakan, Gvardiol; Adams, Haidara; Szoboszlai, Forsberg, Nkunku; Silva
Probability: Wolfsburg 1-2 RB Leipzig
This will be Wolfsburg’s toughest test so far this season and we think it could be their first defeat. Leipzig showed their immense quality against Stuttgart last week and it’s hard not to predict an away win given the talent in their squad.
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