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Monaco vs Wolfsburg live stream: Watch club friendlies online

By Chris Smith

Monaco vs Wolfsburg live stream, predictions & team news | Club friendly

Published: 14:02, 24 July 2021 | Updated: 18:50, 10 September 2021

Monaco and Wolfsburg continue their pre-season preparations with a friendly clash in Austria on Saturday at 3pm (UK time).

For both sides, this is the penultimate warm-up fixture before competitive football begins, with Monaco heading into Champions League qualifying and Wolfsburg contesting the first round of the DFB-Pokal.

Monaco vs Wolfsburg live stream:

Saturday afternoon’s friendly is on Bet365’s live-stream schedule for readers with an account. Those without a bet365 account who are over 18 and Gamble Aware need only follow three simple steps to watch Monaco vs Wolfsburg online*:
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Is Monaco vs Wolfsburg on TV?

  • NLD: ESPN Netherlands
  • UK: N/A
  • US: N/A

Scoreline prediction: Monaco 1-1 Wolfsburg

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Monaco vs Wolfsburg build-up & previous line-ups:

After finishing third in Ligue 1 last season, just five points adrift of winners Lille, Monaco have enjoyed a solid pre-season so far, beating Cercle Brugge and RB Salzburg while playing out a goalless draw with Antwerp last time out. With PSG strengthening substantially during the transfer window, Niko Kovac will likely be targeting Champions League qualification once again this season and now it’s all about good performances to show they can compete at that level.

On the other hand, Wolfsburg have been in worrying form this summer, winning just one of their four friendlies so far and losing to Hansa Rostock, Holstein Kiel and, most recently, Lyon (4-1). New manager Mark van Bommel is under pressure to deliver after Oliver Glasner delivered Champions League football last season, so a win here would do his side’s confidence a world of good.

  • Monaco (vs Antwerp): Nubel; Aguilar, Badiashile, Matsima, Biancone; Matazo, Fofana; Diatta, Jakobs, Diop; Isidor.
  • Wolfsburg (vs Lyon): Casteels; Roussillon, Lacroix, Brooks, Otavio; Gerhardt, Guilavogui; Steffen, Philipp, Sa; Ginczek.

Player to watch: John Brooks

Only RB Leipzig (32) conceded fewer goals than Wolfsburg (37) in the Bundesliga last season and a huge part of that defensive effort was down to John Brooks. The United States international has been given the summer off by Gregg Berhalter as the USMNT contest the Concacaf Gold Cup, meaning he should head into the new campaign nice and fresh.

Brooks is an imperious centre-back with great physical and aerial presence, but he’s also incredibly intelligent with and without the ball, positioning himself to make important interceptions and threading passes between the lines.

After a heavy defeat to Lyon last time out, Wolfsburg will have their sights set on a positive result and a low scoreline here, but there’s little chance of them achieving either if Brooks isn’t at the races.

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