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RB Leipzig vs VfL Wolfsburg prediction 2024-04-13

RB Leipzig
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2024-04-13
Winner
RB Leipzig
VfL Wolfsburg
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Probability of win
RB Leipzig — 64.8%
Draw — 19.4%
VfL Wolfsburg — 15.8%
Our Prediction
Winner: RB Leipzig;
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Buoyed by a 4-1 win over Freiburg, Leipzig will be aiming to stay in the Champions League berth when they welcome Wolfsburg to their Red Bull Arena on Saturday. The attacking partnership of Lois Openda and Benjamin Sesko was in a perfect working order in the triumph over Freiburg and we predict that the duo will prove a handful for Wolfsburg defenders as well. Defender David Raum is sidelined through suspension, while forward Yussuf Poulsen remains in the recovery room.

The Wolves, on the other hand, experienced all sorts of problems at the back in a 3-1 loss to Borussia M’gladbach and given the importance of Saturday’s clash for the Champions-League-chasing hosts, home win should be considered.

Prediction: 3-1 (Leipzig)

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Both to score
Yes
55.37%
No
44.63%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
61.2%
38.9%
38.8%
61.1%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
RB Leipzig
88.7%
64.1%
11.3%
35.9%
VfL Wolfsburg
62.4%
25.6%
37.6%
74.4%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
4.2%
4.1%
2%
0.7%
0.2%
9.2%
9%
4.4%
1.4%
0.4%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
10.1%
9.9%
4.8%
1.6%
0.4%
7.3%
7.2%
3.5%
1.1%
0.3%
RB Leipzig VfL Wolfsburg
Games 29 29
Wins 17 7
Losses 7 15
Draws 5 7
Goals 67 34
Goals per game 2.3 1.2
Conceded per game 1.1 1.7
Attacks 113.6 101.2
Corners per game 6.1 4.4
Yellow cards per game 1.8 2.6
Fouls per game 10.5 12.5
Latest matches
Score
2024-04-13
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RB Leipzig
VfL Wolfsburg
3
0
2024-03-30
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RB Leipzig
FSV Mainz 05
0
0
2024-03-09
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RB Leipzig
Darmstadt 98
2
0
2024-04-13
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RB Leipzig
VfL Wolfsburg
3
0
2024-03-30
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Werder Bremen
VfL Wolfsburg
0
2
2024-03-10
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Bayer 04 Leverkusen
VfL Wolfsburg
2
0
Bundesliga
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 28 24 4 0 69:19 76
VfB Stuttgart 29 20 3 6 67:34 63
FC Bayern München 29 20 3 6 82:36 63
Borussia Dortmund 29 16 8 5 57:34 56
RB Leipzig 29 17 5 7 67:33 56
Eintracht Frankfurt 29 10 12 7 43:39 42
FC Augsburg 29 10 9 10 47:46 39
SC Freiburg 28 10 6 12 40:52 36
TSG Hoffenheim 29 10 6 13 49:57 36
Heidenheim 29 8 10 11 42:50 34
Borussia Mönchengladbach 29 7 10 12 50:56 31
Werder Bremen 28 8 7 13 36:44 31
FC Union Berlin 29 8 5 16 25:45 29
VfL Wolfsburg 29 7 7 15 34:50 28
VfL Bochum 1848 29 5 12 12 34:59 27
FSV Mainz 05 29 5 11 13 30:47 26
FC Köln 29 4 10 15 23:51 22
Darmstadt 98 28 2 8 18 28:71 14
Top scorers
RB Leipzig
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L. Openda (22)
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B. Šeško (9)
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X. Simons (7)
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Y. Yurary Poulsen (5)
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D. Olmo Carvajal (4)
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C. Baumgartner (4)
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T. Werner (2)
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D. Raum (2)
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E. Forsberg (2)
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A. Haidara (2)
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C. Lukeba (1)
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K. Kampl (1)
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B. Henrichs (1)
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M. Simakan (1)
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L. Klostermann (1)
VfL Wolfsburg
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J. Older Wind (9)
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K. Behrens (5)
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L. Majer (5)
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V. Černý (3)
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M. Lacroix (3)
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K. Paredes (2)
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J. Mæhle (2)
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Y. Gerhardt (2)
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T. de Melo Tomás (1)
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R. Oliveira da Silva (1)
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M. Svanberg (1)
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M. Arnold (1)
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L. Nmecha (1)
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P. Wimmer (1)
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R. Baku (1)
Top assists
RB Leipzig
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X. Simons
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D. Raum
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L. Openda
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D. Olmo Carvajal
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X. Schlager
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B. Henrichs
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Y. Yurary Poulsen
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B. Šeško
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C. Baumgartner
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M. Simakan
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E. Forsberg
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N. Seiwald
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A. Haidara
VfL Wolfsburg
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J. Older Wind
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L. Majer
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M. Svanberg
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J. Mæhle
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M. Jenz
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K. Behrens
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M. Lacroix
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Y. Gerhardt
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T. de Melo Tomás
Bundesliga RB Leipzig VfL Wolfsburg
Number of matches 306 29 29
Average win rate (%) 36.9 58.6 24.1
Goals per match 3.2 2.3 1.2
Yellow per match 4.3 1.8 2.6
Corners per match 10 6.1 4.4
Home goals per match 1.8 2.3 1.4
Away goals per match 1.4 2.3 0.9
Player rating 6.8 7 6.6

The Tale of Two Titans: RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg

In the sport of football, tales of underdogs rising to prominence are what make the game so captivating. Germany's top-tier league, the Bundesliga, is no stranger to such stories. Today, we delve into the histories of two powerhouse football teams that have astonishingly defied odds to become significant contenders – RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg.

Tracing the Roots of RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig's rise to the Bundesliga top tier seems almost miraculous. The club, established in 2009 by energy drink company Red Bull GmbH, is the youngest team to ever compete in the Bundesliga. Its remarkable progress from the fifth tier to the Champions League within a span of just eight years makes it a phenomenon in European football history.

While many criticized RB Leipzig for its high-speed financial climb, the team used strategic recruiting and smart investments to attract top-tier talent and a proficient coaching staff. These players and coaches didn’t just sit on their potential; they performed spectacularly and took the relatively new club to stunning heights in a short span of time.

VfL Wolfsburg: A Story of Resilience

VfL Wolfsburg, a club that goes back as far as 1945, is the essence of German football culture. Born out of a city built to house Volkswagen factory workers, the 'Wolves' have a deep connection with the German automobile industry, which is reflected even in their badge.

The early years of the club were challenging as they juggled between lower leagues. However, with consistent performances and a steadfast approach, Wolfsburg made its way to the Bundesliga in 1997. It even clinched the Bundesliga title in the 2008-2009 season, carving its name among the renowned teams of German football.

Key Strategies Defining the Success of Both Teams

Both RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg have achieved significant milestones through carefully planned strategies and utilizing their resources to the fullest. Leipzig adopted a unique recruitment approach, focusing on signing young talents instead of established stars. This gave them an edge in terms of player growth and the opportunity to create a cohesive squad that has worked wonders on the field.

On the other hand, Wolfsburg leveraged on their close alliance with Volkswagen, which gave them financial stability. This, combined with their visionary management, allowed them to make strategic signings that propelled the club to Bundesliga's top tiers.

Champions On Their Own Terms

Both RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg started from humble beginnings and went on to compete among Bundesliga's top teams through sheer resilience and strategic planning. Leipzig, the youngest club to reach the German topflight, presents a modern approach towards club management, showing how smart investments and keen eye for talent can expedite a team's rise. Contrastingly, Wolfsburg's journey highlights the impact of community support and how a club with deep roots in a city's culture can reflect that spirit on the football field, becoming a symbol of local pride.

Inspirations in the Bundesliga

Indeed, both RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg are inspirations in the world of football. They have proven that with the right vision, planning, and unyielding spirit, any team can carve out its destiny and rise to challenge the best. Their unique journeys provide invaluable lessons to football clubs worldwide. Their passionate pursuit of excellence sets them apart as true stalwarts of the Bundesliga.