VfL Wolfsburg’s U19 team suffered a 2-0 defeat away to OSC Lille in their opening UEFA Youth League fixture this season. Jose Manuel Bica Reis was the match-winner with a brace (24’, 90’) for the French side in a game in which the Wolves squandered several opportunities to get on the scoresheet.
The Green-and-Whites’ second assignment in the competition arrives on Wednesday 29 September at home to FC Sevilla (kick-off 16:00 CEST).
Line-up and stats
OSC Lille U19: Negrel – Boulegcha, Mercier, Rolland, Innocenti – Messoussa (87. Buayi Kiala), Mabanza, Raghouber, Mpembele Boula – Vromant (64’ Said), Bica Reis (90’+2 Auvray)
Subs: Raux, Thumerel, Lantaki, Auvray, Makhabe
VfL Wolfsburg U19: Schulze – Lang, Fobassam, Garcia MacNulty, Di Michele Sanchez – Patut, Heller (79‘ Littbarski), Ambros (67‘ Busch) – Hinze (89‘ Nuhanovic), Meyer (79‘ Homann), Wagbe
Subs: Mohwinkel, Tomlenovic, Pinto, Nuhanovic
Goals: 1-0 Bica Reis (24‘), 2-0 Bica Reis (90‘)
Yellow cards: Mabanza, Raghouber, Bica Reis, Boulegcha / -
Referee: Igor Pajac (CRO)
Attendance: 400 at Domaine de Luchin (Lille)