In the match of the 20th round of the Bundesliga 2022/23, Schalke will host Wolfsburg. The game will take place on Friday, February 10, starting at 19:30 GMT.
Schalke, after a home defeat with RB Leipzig with a score (1-6), made certain conclusions and stopped making mistakes in defense. The team of Thomas Rice began to show successful football.
This is due to the fact that the team has nothing to lose and the last line of the table makes them play to the maximum in every game.
In the last round of the Bundesliga, Schalke played away draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach with a score (0-0), before that there was a draw against FC Koln with a score (0-0).
Wolfsburg, after a series of bright victories, lost twice and lost momentum, increasing their lead from the Champions League zone. Niko Kovac’s wards failed to play against Werder Bremen and lost with a score (1-2).
In the home confrontation with Bayern, problems arose already in defense and the team lost devastatingly with a score (2-4). Wolfsburg is in 7th place with 29 points.
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Head to Head
In the last five matches between the two teams, Wolfsburg has managed to win 4 times, meanwhile one game ended in a draw.
The last meeting between the two teams took place last year and ended in a draw with a score (0-0).
- Wolfsburg to score in the first half: In the past five away games, the club scored three goals before half-time.
- First half total under 1.5 goals: In the last five official home matches of Schalke, this bet was held four times.
|X1 3.65||X 3.85||X2 1.93|
Schalke started to show a good game clinging to every ball in the last confrontations, having established a defensive game. In attack, the team still has problems.
Wolfsburg is unlikely to allow itself to stumble for the third time in a row, and the guests will play exclusively to win, having ambitions to get into the top four at the end of the season.
Prediction for this match: Wolfsburg win.
- Total under 2.5 goals.