It’s getting intense in the Champions League! Wolfsburg might make the quarterfinals for the first time ever, but they need to get by Gent in theirs second Round of 16 match on March 8. It should be a blast and HollywoodLife.com wants you to see every second! Click to watch!
It’s the clash between the Wolves and the Buffalos, as Wolfsburg takes on their Belgium rivals, Gent, in an epic second-leg of their Champions League round. With the Wolves closer to the semifinals, can Gent pull out a miracle win?
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Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent (aka Gent aka The Buffalos) will head east to the lovely German town of Wolfsburg to face Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg (aka Wolfsburg) in a thrilling Round of 16 Champions League match. If the Buffalos can’t stomp the Wolves, it’s going to be a very sad trip back home. The March 8 game kicks off on 2:45 P.M. EST so make sure you see every thrilling second.
Wolfsburg is the heavy favorite to win this match and advance to the quarterfinals, according to the BBC. The team beat Gent 3-2 in the first game of their 2-game playoff in the Round of 16. In order for the Buffalos to beat the Wolves, they need to win by at least 2 points. This has Wolfsburg player Julian Draxler, 22, feeling confident. Feel confident in your official Wolfsburg jersey, which you can get here.
“This is a great opportunity,” he told the BBC. When asked if he would be able to play the game, Julian said his possible knee injury “should be okay” and that “your legs run by themselves on occasions like that.”
Neither team has been in the Round of 16 before, so making the quarterfinals would be a dream. “We must approach this one as a completely new game. We can’t just afford to defend our advantage, but rather play attacking football and get at least one goal,” Koen Casteels, a 23-year-old Belgian who plays for Wolfsburg, told USA Today. “In Gent, we saw that they can play football and that we should not underestimate them.” Don’t let anyone underestimate you when you brandish your official Gent jersey.
Gent’s Brian Vandenbussche, 34, will sit this game out due to a shoulder injury, while the Serbian Stefan Mitrovic, 25, will have to ride the bench due to a bum foot. Will their team be able to pull off a miracle, or are the Wolves on their way to the quarterfinals?
Who do you want to win this match, HollywoodLifers?