The VfL Wolfsburg is spending the winter break in fifth place in the Bundesliga. On the last round of the Hinserie the team of coach Bruno Labbadia at FC Augsburg 3:2 (2:0) won. The winner managed to Yannick Gerhardt in the 89. Minute. Earlier, Rani Khedira (49. Minute) and Sergio Córdova (59.) by Josuha Guilavogui (33.) and William (41.) out shot wolf Burger halftime lead equalised.

Guilavogui met after half an hour. Anthony Brooks had extended a Maximilian Arnold stepped corner with the head. Before the break, rose, William, 2:0. First, a shot from Daniel Ginczek had been blocked. However, Admir Mehmedi served William with a smart cross-pass, and the defender of rights met.

After the restart of the FCA quickly came back into the game. Khedira shortened to four minutes after the break, to 1:2, and substitute Córdova continued after a hour a head to the ball to balance in the gate. In the final phase, the hosts appeared to be the victory even closer than the VfL. But a long tee by Keeper Koen Casteels was in the 89. Minute Renato Steffen. The controlled the Ball on the right outside line, and fit in the course of Gerhardt, who scored from seven metres in the winning goal.

FC Augsburg – VfL Wolfsburg 2:3 (0:2)
0:1 Guilavogui (33.)
0:2, William (41.)
1:2 Khedira (49.)
2:2 Córdova (59.)
2:3 Gerhardt (89.)
FC Augsburg Luthe – Schmid, Gouweleeuw, Danso, Stafylidis (83. FRAM Berger) – Khedira, Baier – Koo, Gregoritsch (46. Córdova), Judges (46. Hahn) – Finnbogason
VfL Wolfsburg Casteels – William Knoche, Brooks, Itter – Gerhardt, Guilavogui, Arnold (65. Rexhbecaj) – Mehmedi (83. Steffen) – Ginczek (90. Uduokhai), Weghorst
Yellow cards: Gregoritsch, Khedira / Arnold, Ginczek, William
referee: Storks


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