VfL Wolfsburg can look back on their best ever first half to a Bundesliga season in 2014/15
VfL Wolfsburg can look back on their best ever first half to a Bundesliga season in 2014/15
Bundesliga

Half-term report: VfL Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg – There is no doubt that VfL Wolfsburg are among the major winners of the first half of the 2014/15 Bundesliga season.

A club record 34 points, second place and a berth in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League, not to mention a six-point cushion over third-placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen saw the Lower Saxony club exceed even their own expectations in the first four months of the campaign.

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Top facts


    Wolfsburg's defenders are the most prolific in the league with 10 goals, thanks in no small part to , who has netted five.

    With 11 goals from set pieces, no other side has been so dangerous from dead-ball situations.

    Only one goal has been conceded on the counter-attack – fewer than any other side.

Flop facts


    Only Gladbach failed to take more of their clear-cut chances (19) than Wolfsburg (17).

    Wolfsburg's forwards may have been good at scoring, but they did not provide a single assist all season.

    Wolfsburg have conceded four goals from crosses – more than any other team.

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Best quote


"Since we're now second in the table, of course we've got to go for it – we'd be stupid to say we have any other objective."

- Klaus Allofs after the win against Köln on Matchday 17

Best game


Matchday 4: VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Thanks to a sensational performance from Ricardo Rodriguez, who scored two, the Wolves dictated the game from start to finish, showing a level of dominance rarely seen before from a side who had not won all season until then. A fortnight later, they started a run of six straight wins.