Borussia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg: Will Borussia get back in shape?

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Borussia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg: Will Borussia get back in shape?

The change of coach did not bring the expected result in Westphalia. On the debut of Edin Terzić, the millionaires struggled in Bremen, somehow managed to celebrate with a late goal by Marco Reus, but then they quickly returned to the old way and lost in Berlin to the Union.

On the other hand, Wolfsburg easily recovered from the first defeat of the season, beat Stuttgart and some will say a slight favorite - he is divided by the answer to only one question: Is Erling Halland returning to the team? Since the Norwegian was injured, Borussia has lost some points.

They won one of the last five matches and were seriously behind Bayern - eight points. After a few previous editions of Millionaires, it is clear to everyone that this team largely depends on Halland, and we can say: if the strong striker is not ready to return to the field, and Sancho continues to "fade", the Wolves could easily win against Dortmund Oliver Glasner's team have the third-best defense in the league, it does not oscillate, it has shown that it can cope even with Bayern.

In the attack, he has Weghorst, and there is also Josip Brekalo who plays very well this season.


Halland's injury at least provided an opportunity for 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko to present himself to a wide audience, even though the teenager became the youngest scorer in the history of the Bundesliga in the 2: 1 defeat by Union Berlin before the winter break.

Moukoko looks seriously talented and has perhaps a greater skill compared to Halland when it comes to helping break down a defensive low block. Terzic could once again include this young man from the beginning against Wolfsburg.

Borussia, on the other hand, has a hard time patching the holes they have in the backline. From there, at least one goal, and usually two goals conceded, in every game from the end of October. What does not go hand in hand with the guests is a bad tradition.

Dortmund has won six of the seven previous duels with the Wolves and has not conceded a single goal in that period. Wolfsburg has not competed in the European elite competition since the 2015/16 season when they were narrowly knocked out by Real Madrid in the quarterfinals, but it seems that Oliver Glasner has created a team capable of returning to the Champions League.

Only the current European champions Bayern Munich have beaten his team this season at home. As confirmed by Edin Terzić, Halland has returned to training, but he may have to settle for a place on the bench because he is not ready for the whole game. Thorgan Hazard and Marcel Schmelzer are definitely out, and Mats Hummels is in question.