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Jubilant Wolfsburg take all 3 points against Bayer Leverkusen, in a 1-0 win

Photo Credit: AP

Technical card:
Bayer Leverkusen: Lukas Hradecky, Lars Bender (Timothy Fosu-Mensah, min.46), Jonathan Tah (Karim Bellarabi, min.74), Edmond Tapsoba, Daley Sinkgraven, Florian Wirtz, Charles Aranguiz (Julian Baumgartlinger, min.74), Nadiem Amiri (Kerem Demirbay, min.74), Lucas Alario, Moussa Diaby and Leon Bailey
Wolfsburg: Koen Casteels, Kevin Mbabu, John Brooks, Maxence Lacroix, Paulo Otavio, Ridle Baku (Josuha Guilavogui, min.83), Maximilian Arnold, Yannick Gerhardt, Xaver Schlager (Bartosz Bialek, min.90), Renato Steffen (Josip Brekalo, min.61) and Wout Weghorst
Stadium: the BayArena
Goals: Ridle Baku (0-1, min. 35)

Wolfsburg strolled past Bayer Leverkusen with a 1-0 win on Saturday at the BayArena. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Bayer Leverkusen were looking to continue their run, following a 2-1 victory against Borussia Dortmund. Wolfsburg, on the other hand, were coming from a 2-0 win against Mainz 05. As the table looks today, both teams are on 32 points and sit in 3rd and 4th places respectively after 18 matches.

Wolfsburg started strongly in the first half, following a goal from Ridle Baku, 35 minutes in and managed to see out the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Leverkusen, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Karim Bellarabi, Kerem Demirbay, Julian Baumgartlinger and Wendell came on for Renato Steffen, Ridle Baku and Xaver Schlager, while Wolfsburg brought on Josip Brekalo, Josuha Guilavogui and Bartosz Bialek to replace Renato Steffen, Ridle Baku and Xaver Schlager.

There were bookings for Lucas Alario from Leverkusen and Maxence Lacroix for Wolfsburg.

Bayer Leverkusen will play their next fixture away against RB Leipzig, while Wolfsburg will face SC Freiburg at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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