04/20/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/20/2017 20:22
Hertha are still without a string of first-team players ahead of the visit of Wolfsburg to the capital. That could give 17-year-old Julius Kade a debut Bundesliga start after playing nine minutes as a substitute on Matchday 27.
Visitors Wolfsburg could opt for the starting XI that beat Ingolstadt last weekend with no new injury worries. A possible change could come in attack with winter signing Yunus Malli coming in for summer arrival Daniel Didavi.
Hertha: Jarstein - Pekarik, Langkamp, Brooks, Plattenhardt - Skjelbred, Darida - Esswein, Kade, Kalou - Ibisevic
Coach: Pal Dardai
Absentees: Weiser (thigh), Darida (suspended), Lustenberger (groin) Schieber (ankle), Duda (thigh), Stark (foot), Stocker (thigh), Kurt (ankle)
Wolfsburg: Casteels - Blaszczykowski, Knoche, Gustavo, Gerhardt - Bazoer, Guilavogui - Vieirinha, Arnold, Malli - Gomez
Coach: Andries Jonker
Absentees: Benaglio (back), Bruma (knee), Rodriguez (ankle), Dejagah (light training), Ntep (muscle)