2017–18 VfL Wolfsburg season

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VfL Wolfsburg
2017–18 season
Owner Volkswagen
Executive director Francisco Javier García Sanz
Manager Andries Jonker
(until 18 September)
Martin Schmidt
(18 September – 19 February)
Bruno Labbadia
(from 20 February)
Stadium Volkswagen Arena
Bundesliga 16th (play-off winners)
DFB-Pokal Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Daniel Didavi
(9 goals)

All:
Daniel Didavi
(10 goals)
Highest home attendance 30,000
Lowest home attendance 15,508
Average home league attendance 25,712
Biggest win Wolfsburg 3–0 Gladbach
Wolfsburg 4–1 Köln
Biggest defeat Wolfsburg 0–3 Dortmund
Hoffenheim 3–0 Wolfsburg
Gladbach 3–0 Wolfsburg
Leipzig 4–1 Wolfsburg
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
2018–19 →
All statistics correct as of 21 May 2018.

The 2017–18 VfL Wolfsburg season is the 73rd season in the football club's history and 21st consecutive and overall season in the top flight of German football, the Bundesliga, having been promoted from the 2. Bundesliga in 1997. In addition to the domestic league, VfL Wolfsburg also are participating in this season's edition of the domestic cup, the DFB-Pokal. This is the 16th season for Wolfsburg in the Volkswagen Arena, located in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. The season covers a period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

As of 7 April 2018[1][2][3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Koen Casteels
2 Brazil DF William
3 Netherlands DF Paul Verhaegh (vice-captain)
4 Spain MF Ignacio Camacho (captain)
5 Netherlands DF Jeffrey Bruma
6 Netherlands MF Riechedly Bazoer
8 Switzerland MF Renato Steffen
9 Belgium FW Landry Dimata
10 Turkey MF Yunus Mallı
11 Germany MF Daniel Didavi
13 Germany MF Yannick Gerhardt
14 Belgium FW Divock Origi (on loan from Liverpool)
16 Poland MF Jakub Błaszczykowski
17 Germany DF Ohis Felix Uduokhai
18 Nigeria FW Victor Osimhen
No. Position Player
20 Germany GK Max Grün
21 Croatia FW Josip Brekalo
22 Switzerland FW Admir Mehmedi
23 France MF Josuha Guilavogui
24 Germany DF Sebastian Jung
25 United States DF John Brooks
26 Germany MF Justin Möbius
27 Germany MF Maximilian Arnold
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Marcel Tisserand (on loan from FC Ingolstadt)
31 Germany DF Robin Knoche
35 Germany DF Gian-Luca Itter
36 Germany GK Phillip Menzel
37 Germany MF Elvis Rexhbeçaj
39 Germany DF Paul Jaeckel


Competitions[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Overview[edit]

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Bundesliga 19 August 2017 12 May 2018 Matchday 1 34 6 15 13 36 48 −12 017.65
Bundesliga relegation play-offs 17 May 2018 21 May 2018 First leg Winners 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.00
DFB-Pokal 13 August 2017 7 February 2018 First round Quarter-finals 4 3 0 1 4 1 +3 075.00
Total 40 11 15 14 44 50 −6 027.50

Last updated: 21 May 2018
Source: Competitions

Bundesliga[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
14 Mainz 05 34 9 9 16 38 52 −14 36
15 SC Freiburg 34 8 12 14 32 56 −24 36
16 VfL Wolfsburg (O) 34 6 15 13 36 48 −12 33 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 Hamburger SV (R) 34 8 7 19 29 53 −24 31 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 1. FC Köln (R) 34 5 7 22 35 70 −35 22
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored; 7) Away goals scored; 8) Play-off.[4]
(O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 6 15 13 36 48  −12 33 3 8 6 23 25  −2 3 7 7 13 23  −10

Last updated: 21 May 2018.
Source: Bundesliga

Results by round[edit]

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GroundHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAH
ResultLWDLDDDDDDDWLWDDLDLWDLLDLLLDWDLLLW
Position18111214131312141414141314111112121213131313141515151515151414161616
Updated to match(es) played on 21 May 2018. Source: Bundesliga
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Relegation play-offs[edit]

DFB-Pokal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kader". VfL Wolfsburg. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "VfL Wolfsburg Squad". bundesliga.com. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Perspektiv-Verpflichtung". Wolfsburg.de. 
  4. ^ "Ligaverband: Ligastatut" [League Association: League Regulations] (PDF). DFB.de. German Football Association. p. 214. Retrieved 16 August 2016.