Darmstadt - VfL Wolfsburg are out to shrug off their sluggish away form this season and pick up their first victory on the road against SV Darmstadt 98 on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:30 CEST/13:30 GMT).

History

This is the first time that Darmstadt and Wolfsburg will face each other in the Bundesliga.

Top facts

  • These teams last met in the DFB Cup first round in August 2014. The match finished 0-0 after extra-time and Wolfsburg eventually triumphed on penalties - and later went on to win the competition.
  • Both teams have already scored five times from set-pieces this season.
  • Julian Draxler has already scored against Darmstadt this term, doing so while still a Schalke player on 22 August in a 1-1 draw on Matchday 2.
  • Wolves striker Bas Dost has scored six times in five home games in 2015/16, but has failed to hit the target away from the Volkswagen Arena.
  • In fact, Wolfsburg have the worst away record in the Bundesliga this season: zero wins, two draws, two defeats, two goals scored and eight conceded.
  • Victory for Darmstadt would see them leapfrog Wolfsburg in the table.

Possible line-ups:

Darmstadt: Mathenia - Garics, Sulu, Caldirola, Junior Diaz - Gondorf - Heller, Rausch, Rosenthal - Wagner, Stroh-Engel

Wolfsburg: Benaglio - Jung, Naldo, Klose, Rodriguez - Guilavogui - Caligiuri, Arnold, Kruse, Schürrle - Dost