Jan 25, 2014 at 2.30pm UK
Wolfsburg
1-3
Hannover
Olic (35')
Trasch (59'), Arnold (82')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Rudnevs (29'), Bittencourt (50', 72')
Sakai (85')

Team News: Kevin de Bruyne straight in for Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hamburger SV in Wolfsburg on November 29, 2013
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Kevin de Bruyne is thrown straight into the Wolfsburg starting XI for the Bundesliga clash against Hannover.

New Wolfsburg signing Kevin de Bruyne has been handed a start for the club's return to Bundesliga action against Hannover, while Ivica Olic continues as the lone striker.

Hannover's new head coach Tayfun Korkut has opted to play two strikers up front for his side's trip to Wolfsburg in his first Bundesliga game in charge.

Mame Biram Diouf and Artjoms Rudnevs are the two players chosen in Korkut's attacking away formation, with Manuel Schmiedebach and Lars Stindl handed the holding roles in the centre of midfield.

Wolfsburg: Benaglio; Trasch, Naldo, Knoche, Rodriguez; Medojevic, Luiz Gustavo; De Bruyne, Arnold, Diego; Olic

Hannover: Zieler; Sakai, Marcelo, Hoffmann, Schulz; Stindl, Schmiedebach, Bittencourt, Huszti; Rudnevs, Diouf

Mame Biram Diouf of Hannover celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Artur Sobiech of Hannover the Bundesliga match between Hannover 96 and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at HDI Arena on August 31, 2013
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