Der VfL-Wolfsburg-Spieler Renato Steffen in einem Laufduell.
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First friendly defeat

VfL go down 3-0 to Hansa Rostock in their second pre-season friendly.

Der VfL-Wolfsburg-Spieler Renato Steffen in einem Laufduell.

In the second friendly of the pre-season, VfL Wolfsburg suffered their first loss under new coach Mark van Bommel. Four days after the 2-1 win over Erzgebirge Aue, the Wolves were handed a 3-0 defeat by Hansa Rostock on Saturday at the AOK Stadion.

The newly-promoted second-division side took the lead in front of 500 fans in the first half courtesy of Ridge Munsy (31'), before Streli Mamba struck a brace after the break (71', 88') to give the clinical away team a win that they deserved.

Wednesday 14 July will see the Green-and-Whites in action again at the AOK Stadion, with second-division Holstein Kiel the visitors (kick-off: 16:00 CEST).

VfL Wolfsburg first half: Casteels – Lang, Beifus, Brooks, Roussillon – Walther, Arnold – Steffen, Stefaniak, Pohlmann – Ginczek

VfL Wolfsburg second half: Klinger – Otavio, Lacroix, MacNulty, Sanchez – Gerhardt, Rexhbecaj – Meier, Philipp, Joao Victor - Busch

FC Hansa Rostock first half: Kolke – Neidhart, Meißner, Malone, Scherff – Rother – Omladic, Bahn, Ingelsson, Schumacher – Munsy

FC Hansa Rostock second half: Kolke – Schulz, Sonnenberg, Roßbach, Riedel – Löhmannsröben – Breier, Behrens, Rhein, Mamba – Verhoek

Goals: 0:1 Munsy (31’), 0:2 Mamba (71’), 0:3 Mamba (88’)

Referee: Felix Bickel (Wolfsburg)

Attendance: 500 on Saturday afternoon at AOK Stadium (Sold out)



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