- Ben-Hatira an option for Darmstadt.
- Keeper Casteels to return for Wolfsburg.
- Ismael weighing up tactical changes in defence.
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SV Darmstadt 98 head coach Norbert Meier is unlikely to tinker too much for the visit of VfL Wolfsburg, despite watching his side fall to a 2-1 defeat to 1. FSV Mainz 05 last weekend. Änis Ben-Hatira looked lively from the bench and is pushing for Marcel Heller's place in midfield, however.
Wolfsburg interim head coach Valerien Ismael confirmed on Friday that Koen Casteels will start in goal after recovering from a knock. Ricardo Rodriguez is being tipped to start in central defence, meanwhile, freeing up a position on the left-hand side for Marcel Schäfer.
Darmstadt possible line-up: Esser - Höhn, Milosevic, Sulu, Holland - Jungwirth, Gondorf - Ben-Hatira, Kleinheisler, Bezjak - Colak
Absentees: Rosenthal (calf), Platte (hip)
Coach: Norbert Meier
Wolfsburg possible line-up: Casteels - Träsch, Bruma, R. Rodriguez, M. Schäfer - Seguin, Luiz Gustavo - Blaszczykowski, Arnold, Draxler - Gomez
Absentees: Jung (cruciate ligament), Azzaoui (cruciate ligament), Didavi (meniscus tear), Guilavogui (broken neck), Brekalo (muscle tear), Horn (illness)
Coach: Valerien Ismael
Darmstadt host Wolfsburg at the Jonathan-Heimes-Stadion-am-Böllenfalltor with the game kicking off at 15:30CEST/13:30GMT on 22 October.