Wolves keen to maintain good record against Stuttgart

VfL Wolfsburg will be eager to extend their run of six consecutive victories over VfB Stuttgart when the sides meet at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on Saturday evening (kick-off 18:30CET/17:30GMT).

Click here for highlights of Wolfsburg’s draw against Hamburg last weekend


Top facts

    Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost has scored seven Bundesliga goals this term, but is yet to find the target away from home.If Stuttgart lose here, their tally of 12 points would be lowest the club has ever had after 17 rounds of matches in the top flight.VfB have conceded 36 goals already this season, more than any other club in the Bundesliga.Wolfsburg have the league’s most toothless attack on the road, having only scored three times on their travels in 2015/16.The Wolves have always scored at least six away goals in the first half of a season, meaning they are on the verge of setting an unwanted club record.

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Possible line-ups

Stuttgart: Tyton – Schwaab, Sunjic, Niedermeier, Insua – Die, Gentner (c) – Rupp, Maxim, Kostic - Werner

Absentees: Langerak (light training), Harnik (knee), Ginczek (slipped disc)

Wolfsburg: Benaglio – Träsch, Naldo (c), Dante, Schäfer – Guilavogui, Arnold – Vieirinha, Draxler, Caligiuri - Kruse

Absentees: Ascues (knee)