Nearest low threshold for toothless wolves: The second round of the Champions League has fallen for the VfL Wolfsburg in a long distance.
The crew of coach Mark van Bommel lost at RB Salzburg after a very weak second half with 1: 3 (1: 1) and had to plug in the next setback in the fight for the targeted entry into the K.O. Round.
The wolves could be overrun by the Bubi storm of the Salzburg. Right at the beginning, the 19-year-old German young national player Karim Adeyemi (3.), who only two years older Noah Okafor made in the second round with a double pack (65 and 77.) for the decision in favor of RB. For Wolfsburg it was the fourth mandatory defeat in succession.
We ve been invited to Salzburg specifically in the second half and get two cheap goals. So we stand with empty hands. That s pretty bitter and disappointing, Maximilian Arnold said at Dazn .
All three counterparts were preceded by blatant defense errors of the Wolfsburg, the interim compensation by U21 European Champion Lukas Nmecha (15th) was too little. Because even in the offensive, the VFL presented himself ideally and scarcely came to significant scoring chances.
With two points from three games, the Wolfsburger lagged his own claims in the Champions League miles. For seven compulsory matches, the factory club has not been won anymore. In the first two Champions League games the VfL had played in Lille (0: 0) and against the FC Seville (1: 1) each draw.
If you have not won six games, you have to stay calm. That s exactly what we do, Van Bommel had announced before the game. The game in Salzburg offer for both teams a great way to make a decisive step in the group .
With correspondingly much elong, both sides went to works. While Wolfsburg acted with a lot of force and presence in the two bunks, the hosts put on a lightning-fast switching game - and had early success. The hits of the German Neun National Player Adeyemi caught the Wolfsburg after only 124 seconds cold.
Nmecha meets for VfL Wolfsburg
Thereafter, the VFL wanked first and was lucky that Noah Okafor had a little later from a short distance only the latte (12th). But the wolves found through a standard situation back into the game. A punctual corner turned Nmecha, who celebrated as a compensation of the boss-corporate boss gate wout Wout Wire Horst his starting style debut in the royal class, by head.
As a result, an initially open game developed with opportunities on both sides. Nmecha (39.) failed for the VfL, whose shot was blocked from seven meters at the last moment. On the other side, Wolfsburg s Keeper Rescue Koen Castels seconds before the halftime whistle with a footprint against Luka Sucic.
VFL Wolfsburg to passive
In the second round the households took over the command from the beginning. While Wolfsburg became more and more in one s half and hardly placed offensive actions, RB increased the beat number. First missed Adeyemi with the hoe (57.) and Sucic (58.) whose shot was clarified on the line.
Then Okafor hit the cow after a corner, causing a little later, again completely unintentional, for the decision.