Back
8.11.2019Bundesliga

‘Two sides to Wolfsburg’

The Werkself are looking to take the euphoria around the 2-1 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League into the Bundesliga campaign: Bayer 04 are away to VfL Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena on Sunday (10 November, kick-off: 15.30 CET).

Display videos

Yes, I'd like to see videos dispalyed.

Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz did watch yesterday's performance of the Green and Whites in the Europa League and drew the conclusion: "There are two sides to Wolfsburg this season." Probably true: The Wolves were 1-0 up at half-time against KAA Gent thanks to a goal from Joao Victor (20'). However, the game ended in a 3-1 defeat and is the third pointless match for VfL in succession. "This match partly reflected their season to date: They did not lose at the start, scored a lot of goals and conceded few," said Bosz at the pre-match press conference. "Let's see what they do on Sunday. But it's more important to me what we do – I can influence that."

Bosz and the motor city go together WELL

Trust and confidence, according to the 55-year-old, are always evident even if the results "weren't right". "Of course, the victory against Atletico is a turning point in terms of the result," emphasised the Dutchman who has almost a full squad to choose from two days ahead of the clash in the motor city. The exception is the injured captain Lars Bender. Bosz said: "I don't believe he'll play. But we've still got two days."

An interesting point: Bosz won his first Bundesliga away game with Borussia Dortmund and his first away game with the Werkself at Wolfsburg by a 3-0 margin. Bosz: "Of course, it would be great if that continues on Sunday. But to do that we have to work hard and play well."

Related News

crop_20240419_NB_RBLB04_Frauen_120393.jpg
Frauen - 19.04.2024

Bayer 04 Women suffer late loss in Leipzig

Bayer 04 Women were beaten 1-0 away at RB Leipzig in the opening game of Matchday 19 in the Google Pixel Bundesliga on Friday evening. The loss leaves Robert de Pauw’s side on 28 points, while the winners move up to 20.

Show more
crop_imago1043904892h.jpg
Bundesliga - 19.04.2024

Our next opponents: Welcoming the champions after Atletico heroics

Borussia Dortmund enjoyed a dazzling night of football on Tuesday, progressing to the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League with a 4-2 win over Atletico Madrid. On Sunday 21 April (kick-off 17:30 CEST), the Black and Yellows want to pull off another coup and inflict a first defeat of the season on newly minted German champions Bayer 04. A look at our next opponents...

Show more
Die PK vor #BVBB04 | 30. Spieltag
Werkself-TV - 19.04.2024

Alonso ahead of #BVBB04: “The league isn’t over for us”

Just hours after progressing to the UEFA Europa League semi-finals, Werkself head coach Xabi Alonso turned his attention to the team’s next task as they visit Borussia Dortmund on Sunday (kick-off: 5.30pm CEST). Ahead of the Bayer 04’s first Bundesliga game as champions, the Spaniard spoke from the team’s hotel in London about further goals for this season and facing the Champions League semi-finalists.

Show more
Borussia_Dortmund_Bayer04_Hintergrund_2324.jpg
Fans - 19.04.2024

Fan information for Borussia Dortmund away game

The Werkself visit Borussia Dortmund for Matchday 30 of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season on Sunday 21 April (kick-off 5.30pm CEST). The Bayer 04 Fan Liaison team has all the info you need for the match at the Signal Iduna Park...

Show more