5 facts on Bundesliga showdown against Wolfsburg

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A top-of-the-table clash at the FC Bayern Campus! Just four days after the important 1-0 victory over Arsenal WFC in the Champions League quarter-final first leg, FCB Women face another tough test with the clash against VfL Wolfsburg. In the showdown against the She-Wolves, coach Alexander Straus' side are not only aiming to register their 14th straight win in all competitons but also capture top spot in the FLYERALARM Women's Bundesliga. fcbayern.com reveals why the meeting is so special and what's made both teams so strong again this season.

1. Battle of the best

FC Bayern Women, 2021 championship,
Bayern have won a proud three titles in the last 10 years, most recently in 2021.

Saturday's meeting between Bayern and Wolfsburg pits the two most successful German teams of the last decade against each other, with the last 10 league titles being split between the two giants. While the Munich girls have lifted the Meisterschale at the end of the season three times in the past decade, the She-Wolves have brought the trophy back to Lower Saxony no fewer than seven times. And it looks the title will be going to one of the two teams once again this year – while VfL currently top the standings with 42 points, Bayern are lurking just behind in second place on 40 points.

2. Deadly attacks

Saturday evening also sees the two best attacks in the league come up against each other. FCB have netted a handsome 42 goals in their 15 games this season, a number only topped by Wolfsburg, who have already found the net 52 times.

3. Top goalscorers meet

Lea Schüller, FC Bayern Women
Virtually unstoppable again this season: Lea Schüller has scored nine goals in the Bundesliga this term.

It's not just the two top teams in the German top flight doing battle in the meeting between Bayern and Wolfsburg, but also the two leading goalscorers in the current campaign so far. Reigning top scorer Lea Schüller has nine goals in 15 Bundesliga games to her name, while Germany teammate Alexandra Popp is on 12.

4. Strong defences on both sides

"A good attack wins games, a good defence wins titles." Both teams have observed this adage perfectly in the FLYERALARM Women's Bundesliga this season. Wolfsburg have let in just eight goals in 15 matches. Only Bayern are ahead of the She-Wolves in this statistic with a mere four goals conceded.

5. Clash of top goalkeepers 

Mala Grohs, FC Bayern Women
Hard to get past: Mala Grohs has only conceded four league goals this season.

FCB goalkeeper Mala Grohs boasts an impressive 11 clean sheets in her 14 league appearances this season. No other Bundesliga keeper has registered more shutouts. In second place is VfL custodian Merle Frohms, who has kept nine clean sheets in 15 games.

Bayern beat Arsenal 1-0 on Tuesday night thanks to Lea Schüller's winning goal:

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