Wolfsburg eased past Greuther Fürth in a 2-0 victory on Saturday at Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer. Greuther Fürth were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Mainz. Wolfsburg were coming from consecutive wins against RB Leipzig and BSC. Following today’s result, Greuther Fürth are in 17th place on the table and has 1 point while Wolfsburg sit in 1st with 12 points after 4 matches.
The Wolves started the first half well, thanks to Lukas Nmecha finding the net, at 10 minutes, to take a 0-1 lead into half time.
Wolfsburg continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Wout Weghorst finding the net just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-0.
For Greuther Fürth, Max Christiansen, Dickson Abiama, Abdourahmane Barry and Jamie Leweling, came on for Julian Green, Branimir Hrgota, Jetro Willems and Havard Nielsen. Wolfsburg brought on Kevin Mbabu, Dodi Lukebakio, John Brooks and Renato Steffen, to replace Ridle Baku, Maximilian Philipp, Maxence Lacroix and Lukas Nmecha.
There were bookings for Paul Seguin and Sebastian Griesbeck from Greuther Fürth. For Wolfsburg, Wout Weghorst, Ridle Baku and Dodi Lukebakio saw yellow.
Greuther Fürth will next travel to BSC, while Wolfsburg will face Eintracht Frankfurt at home.
|Greuther Fürth:||Sascha Burchert, Marco Meyerhofer, Nick Viergever, Maximilian Bauer, Jetro Willems (Abdourahmane Barry, min.69), Paul Seguin, Sebastian Griesbeck, Havard Nielsen (Jamie Leweling, min.79), Julian Green (Max Christiansen, min.60), Branimir Hrgota (Dickson Abiama, min.68) and Cedric Itten|
|Wolfsburg:||Koen Casteels, Ridle Baku (Kevin Mbabu, min.67), Maxence Lacroix (John Brooks, min.73), Sebastiaan Bornauw, Yannick Gerhardt, Luca Waldschmidt, Maximilian Philipp (Dodi Lukebakio, min.67), Josuha Guilavogui, Maximilian Arnold, Lukas Nmecha (Renato Steffen, min.81) and Wout Weghorst|
|Stadium:||Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer|
|Goals:||Lukas Nmecha (0-1, min. 10) and Wout Weghorst (0-2, min. 90)|