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2019-20 German Bundesliga
  • Niko Gießelmann (16')
  • Wout Weghorst (29')

Toothless Wolfsburg settle for 1-1 draw at Dusseldorf

Wout Weghorst celebrates after scoring a goal for Wolfsburg against Dusseldorf. Getty Images

Wolfsburg drew 1-1 at Fortuna Dusseldorf on Friday, squandering their chance to provisionally take over the lead in the Bundesliga.

Niko Giesselman's spectacular shot from a tight angle put the hosts ahead in the 17th minute.

Wout Weghorst then completed a well-oiled move by the Wolves 12 minutes later to level but they hardly created a chance after the break. They are in second place on eight points.

On Saturday leaders RB Leipzig, on nine, host champions Bayern Munich, who are two points behind. Fifth-placed Borussia Dortmund take on Bayer Leverkusen.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Borussia Monchengladbach 13 +13 28
2 RB Leipzig 13 +21 27
3 Schalke 04 13 +8 25
4 Bayern Munich 13 +16 24
5 Borussia Dortmund 13 +9 23
6 SC Freiburg 13 +6 22
7 Bayer Leverkusen 13 +3 22
8 TSG Hoffenheim 13 -2 21
9 VfL Wolfsburg 13 +2 20
10 Eintracht Frankfurt 13 +2 17
11 FC Union Berlin 13 -3 16
12 Mainz 13 -13 15
13 Werder Bremen 13 -6 14
14 FC Augsburg 13 -7 14
15 Fortuna Düsseldorf 13 -8 12
16 Hertha Berlin 13 -9 11
17 FC Cologne 13 -16 8
18 SC Paderborn 07 13 -16 5