NEWS: 19.12.2016

Wolfsburg pre-match facts

Wolfsburg pre-match facts

Check out all the important facts and information about the home game on Tuesday evening (20:00 CET) against VfL Wolfsburg.

Spectators: Borussia has sold nearly 46,000 tickets for the game against the Wolves. There are still tickets available for the East, South and West stands at BORUSSIA-PARK via the online ticket shop. Tickets can be printed out at home up until two hours before the game with the “Print-at-Home” service.

Record against Wolfsburg: Heading into the 33rd Bundesliga meeting between the two sides, the results favour the Wolves, who have won 18 of those clashes. Borussia have won ten times, with four draws to date. In the past ten fixtures, however, the home team has never left as the loser. The host has won nine times (the last five in a row), and three times they’ve shared the points.

Statistics: The Fohlenelf have lost only one of the last 15 Bundesliga home games. (11 wins, 3 draws). They’ve also won their last six midweek games. The series began in November 2012 with a 2-0 victory against Wolfsburg. Borussia have managed only one win from their past ten Bundesliga games, the recent 1-0 home victory against Mainz. The Foals took three points from the other nine games. VfL Wolfsburg have earned two more points in this period than André Schubert’s team (8), but with 13 points from 15 games, they’ve played the weakest Bundesliga season in their club’s history.

Referee: The match will be officiated by Dr. Robert Kampa. The 34-year-old doctor from Mainz started as a referee for the Bundesliga at the beginning of this season. He hasn’t sent anyone off in his previous three outings in the top flight, however, he has given two spot kicks. In 55 second-division games he has so far sent off five players and awarded eight penalties. Kampa’s assistant referees are Robert Kempter and Benedikt Kempes. The fourth official is Thomas Gorniak.