Is he back on track? Wolfsburg’s Mario Gomez seems to be on a roll again. In his career he has attracted many haters. Thomas Berthold was not a great fan either. But now he has sympathy for the good-looking striker. Time to hit the Gomez button?
With Manuel Neuer looking certain to be on the plane to Russia, the main choice facing Joachim Löw is whether to take Nils Petersen or Mario Gomez as back-up striker. DW's Michael Da Silva expects Gomez to get the nod.
Wolfsburg maintained their Bundesliga status with a 1-0 win in the second leg of the relegation playoff. After missing several first half chances, Eintracht Braunschweig face another season in the second tier.
The present is rather bleak for Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, who have again only managed to avoid the drop by winning the relegation playoff. On the women's side though, things could hardly be rosier.
Wolfsburg will play Bundesliga football next season. The Wolves beat second-division Kiel 1-0 on the night and 4-1 on aggregate to secure their spot in Germany's top flight. For minnows Kiel, it was a bridge too far.
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