Gent vs Wolfsburg Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
One of the most interesting matches in Champions League final stages definitely will be Gent vs Wolfsburg. Not as much because of their superiority but because of their perseverance and determination to success. This season in domestic competitions Gent scored at least one goal in each home match. They won their last four home matches in a row and kept a clean sheet in three of their last four home matches. Team is highly motivated and eager to prove themselves as this is their first appearance in Champions League. They also won their last three matches in Champions League with a one goal margin in each. On the other side, Wolfsburg is playing very bad in domestic championship. They won in their last match but they lost in three and failed to win in five matches before. They are struggling with injured and missing players and their form this season is oscillating too much. Same goes for this match as they will be weakened for several injured and one suspended player and that could affect the match and its final outcome. However they are playing much better on international stage. In their last match of group stage they beat and expelled great Manchester United from further competition. Both teams will definitely head for the victory or at least one point after this match for the advantage in rematch. And while Wolfsburg will be more focused on defense waiting for a chance for counterattack, Gent will dominate in possession and will lead the match from the start. They will try to use their advantage in air and score after a break or a free-kick. Great odds offered for this match only make things more interesting and this match should definitely be among your top choices for this week. Read our betting preview for match Gent vs Wolfsburg and earn some money on Wednesday.
Hein Vanhaezebrouck, Gent coach said: "We know it is going to be really tough against a good team like Wolfsburg and if we were to win, we'd be very surprised to be in the draw with seven top sides. For now we must focus on the task at hand to get a good result at home in order to improve our chances for the second leg."
Dieter Hecking, Wolfsburg coach said: "We have a number of injuries and suspensions and there are five probable starters not here. But I think we will be strong enough to take home a good result from Belgium, a result that keeps open our chances in the second leg."
Gent do not have many missing players for the match against Wolfsburg. Wikheim and Van der Bruggen are injured and they will not play for sure. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match. All of them are highly motivated to win this game and they will play offensive from the first minute.
On the other side Wolfsburg have few more injured players for this match. Bas Dost, Carlos Ascues, Diego Benaglio and Josuha Guilavogui are injured and they cannot help their team on this very hard away match. Naldo is suspended and he will miss match in Belgium. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
Possible starting lineups
Gent: Sels; Asare, Mitrović, Nielsen; Kums, Neto; Dejaegere, Milicevic, Foket; Simon, Depoitre
Wolfsburg: Casteels; Träsch, Knoche, Dante, Rodriguez; Arnold, Gustavo; Vieirinha, Draxler, Schürrle; Kruse
Gent vs Wolfsburg Prediction
We expect very tough football match and real football fight between Gent and Wolfsburg. Stake are big and both teams are highly motivated for the game so we expect very aggressive playing from them from the first minute. Maybe Gent are closer to win this match, but lately Wolfsburg are unpredictable. Wolfsburg like to play offensive football and they will try to score from the first minute. However our prediction and betting tips for match Gent vs Wolfsburg Prediction: Draw. We expect match without a winner, but also expect to see scoring here. Our second betting pick for this match is Draw and Both teams to score. Maybe correct score will be 2:2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.