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The 2014–15 VfL Wolfsburg season is the 70th season in the club's football history. In the previous season, Wolfsburg had finished in the fifth place, with only one point separating them from the UEFA Champions League spot occupied by Bayer Leverkusen. Nevertheless, they were granted a place in the UEFA Europa League group stage.

VfL Wolfsburg
2014–15 season
ManagerDieter Hecking
StadiumVolkswagen Arena
Bundesliga2nd
DFB-PokalWinners
UEFA Europa LeagueQuarter-finals
Top goalscorerLeague:
Bas Dost (16)

All:
Bas Dost (20)

Contents

Current squadEdit

As of 15 September 2014[1]

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

No. Position Player
1   GK Diego Benaglio (captain)
2   DF Patrick Ochs
3   FW Nicklas Bendtner
4   DF Marcel Schäfer
5   DF Timm Klose
7   MF Daniel Caligiuri
8   MF Vieirinha
9   MF Ivan Perišić
10   MF Aaron Hunt
12   FW Bas Dost
14   MF Kevin De Bruyne
15   DF Christian Träsch
17   FW André Schürrle
20   GK Max Grün
No. Position Player
21   GK Patrick Drewes
22   MF Luiz Gustavo
23   MF Josuha Guilavogui (on loan from Atlético Madrid)
24   DF Sebastian Jung
25   DF Naldo
26   DF Felipe
27   MF Maximilian Arnold
28   MF Mateusz Klich
29   MF Zhang Xizhe
30   MF Paul Seguin
31   DF Robin Knoche
34   DF Ricardo Rodríguez
37   DF Moritz Sprenger
Players out on loan

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

No. Position Player
  DF Fagner (at Corinthians until December 31)
  MF Václav Pilař (at Viktoria Plzeň)

TransfersEdit

InEdit

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

No. Position Player
3   FW Nicklas Bendtner (from Arsenal)
10   MF Aaron Hunt (from Werder Bremen)
23   MF Josuha Guilavogui (from Atlético Madrid)
24   DF Sebastian Jung (from Eintracht Frankfurt)
28   MF Mateusz Klich (from PEC Zwolle)
17   FW André Schürrle (from Chelsea)

OutEdit

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

No. Position Player
  MF Tolga Ciğerci (at Hertha BSC)
  MF Slobodan Medojević (at Eintracht Frankfurt)
  MF Ibrahim Sissoko (at Eskişehirspor)
  MF Jan Polák (at 1. FC Nürnberg)
  FW Stefan Kutschke (at SC Paderborn)
  FW Nassim Ben Khalifa (at Grasshoppers)
  FW Rasmus Jönsson (at Aalborg BK)
  FW Kevin Scheidhauer (at MSV Duisburg)

CompetitionsEdit

BundesligaEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich (C) 34 25 4 5 80 18 +62 79 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 VfL Wolfsburg 34 20 9 5 72 38 +34 69
3 Borussia Mönchengladbach 34 19 9 6 53 26 +27 66
4 Bayer Leverkusen 34 17 10 7 62 37 +25 61 Qualification to Champions League play-off round
5 FC Augsburg 34 15 4 15 43 43 0 49 Qualification to Europa League group stage[a]
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2014–15 DFB-Pokal, VfL Wolfsburg, qualified for the Champions League based on league position, the Europa League group stage spot was passed to the sixth-placed team, Schalke 04; and the Europa League third qualifying round spot was passed to the seventh-placed team, Borussia Dortmund.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
32 19 8 5 68 35  +33 65 12 4 0 36 12  +24 7 4 5 32 23  +9

Last updated: 10 May 2015.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by roundEdit

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
GroundAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA
ResultLDDWLWWWWWWLWWDDWWDWWWWLWDWWDLDWWD
Position141213111285332222222222222222222222222
Updated to match(es) played on 10 May 2015. Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

DFB-PokalEdit

UEFA Europa LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Everton 6 3 2 1 10 3 +7 11 Advance to knockout phase
2   Wolfsburg 6 3 1 2 14 10 +4 10
3   Krasnodar 6 1 3 2 7 12 −5 6
4   Lille 6 0 4 2 3 9 −6 4
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

Knockout phaseEdit

Round of 32Edit
Round of 16Edit
QuarterfinalsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total Bundesliga DFB-Pokal UEFA Europa League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Diego Benaglio 48 0 31 0 5 0 12 0
20 GK   Max Grün 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
21 GK   Patrick Drewes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF   Patrick Ochs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 DF   Marcel Schäfer 25 0 7+9 0 2+1 0 3+3 0
5 DF   Timm Klose 19 3 11+1 1 4 1 2+1 1
15 DF   Christian Träsch 21 0 8+4 0 1+2 0 5+1 0
24 DF   Sebastian Jung 30 0 17+5 0 2 0 5+1 0
25 DF   Naldo 49 8 32 7 6 0 11 1
26 DF   Felipe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 DF   Robin Knoche 41 2 25+2 2 2+1 0 11 0
34 DF   Ricardo Rodríguez 39 10 26 6 4 1 9 3
37 DF   Moritz Sprenger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
7 MF   Daniel Caligiuri 45 10 18+10 7 5+1 2 6+5 1
8 MF   Vieirinha 46 2 25+6 1 5 0 8+2 1
9 MF   Ivan Perišić 35 7 21+3 5 2 1 6+3 1
10 MF   Aaron Hunt 22 4 3+12 2 1+1 0 3+2 2
14 MF   Kevin De Bruyne 51 16 34 10 6 1 11 5
22 MF   Luiz Gustavo 47 7 30+1 2 5 4 11 1
23 MF   Josuha Guilavogui 42 2 21+6 1 2+3 0 9+1 1
27 MF   Maximilian Arnold 40 6 17+10 4 4+1 2 2+6 0
28 MF   Mateusz Klich 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 MF   Zhang Xizhe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 MF   Paul Seguin 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
Forwards
3 FW   Nicklas Bendtner 28 5 5+13 1 0+2 0 2+6 4
12 FW   Bas Dost 36 20 17+4 16 5+1 2 6+3 2
17 FW   André Schürrle 22 1 7+7 1 2+2 0 4 0
Players transferred out during the season
6 MF   Slobodan Medojević 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
11 FW   Ivica Olić 20 5 12+2 5 1 0 4+1 0
19 MF   Junior Malanda 15 0 4+6 0 1+1 0 2+1 0

Last updated: 30 May 2015
Source: Competitions

GoalscorersEdit

This includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal.

Rank Pos. No. Nat. Name Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Europa League Total
1 FW 12   Bas Dost 16 2 2 20
2 MF 14   Kevin De Bruyne 10 1 5 16
3 DF 34   Ricardo Rodríguez 6 1 3 10
MF 7   Daniel Caligiuri 7 2 1 10
5 DF 25   Naldo 7 0 1 8
6 FW 9   Ivan Perišić 5 1 1 7
MF 22   Luiz Gustavo 2 4 1 7
8 MF 27   Maximilian Arnold 4 2 0 6
9 FW 3   Nicklas Bendtner 1 0 4 5
FW 11   Ivica Olić 5 0 0 5
11 MF 10   Aaron Hunt 2 0 2 4
12 DF 5   Timm Klose 1 1 1 3
13 MF 8   Vieirinha 1 0 1 2
MF 23   Josuha Guilavogui 1 0 1 2
DF 31   Robin Knoche 2 0 0 2
16 MF 17   André Schürrle 1 0 0 1
Own goals 1 0 1 2
Total 72 14 24 109

Last updated on 30 May 2015

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