Bundesliga team news, injuries and expected lineups for the midweek fixtures

Bundesliga team news, injuries and expected lineups for the midweek fixtures
Simon Winter
Simon Winter
May 26, 2020
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Born in the south east of Ireland, Simon put his life-long love of football to good use when he started a successful independent blog in 2010. That opened up an alternative route to a career in journalism, and having had work published across a number of sites and publications, Simon joined the staff at Spotlight Sports Group in 2018.

There is a full programme of Bundesliga fixtures to sink your teeth into on Tuesday and Wednesday this week as 2019/20 German football season gathers speed towards its climax.

On Tuesday’s four-match agenda, the potentially pivotal Klassiker clash between the division’s top two Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich is undoubtedly the standout contest, while RB Leipzig’s meeting with a re-energized Hertha Berlin looks the pick of the games from Wednesday’s five-fixture lineup.

Below, you’ll find all of the latest Bundesliga team news, injury updates and probably line-ups ahead of the weekend’s fixtures.

We’ll be updating this page with all the latest updates as they break, and remember- you can find all of our German football betting tips and match previews over on our Bundesliga predictions page.


Bundesliga Team News

Tuesday 26 May

Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich

  • Kick-off: 5.30pm – BT Sport 1/BT Sport Ultimate

Dortmund: Bürki – Piszczek (c), Hummels, Akanji – Hakimi, Can, Brandt, Guerreiro – Sancho, Haaland, Hazard

Out: Reus (thigh), Schulz (muscular), Zagadou (knee)

Doubtful: Witsel (groin)

Bayern: Neuer (c) – Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies – Kimmich, Goretzka – Gnabry, Müller, Coman – Lewandowski

Out: Coutinho (ankle), Thiago (groin), Tolisso (ankle)

Doubtful: Süle (match fitness)

Check out our 40/1 #OOT special selection for Tuesday’s Klassiker between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich here!


Bayer Leverkusen vs. Wolfsburg

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport 2

Leverkusen: Hradecky – Weiser, S. Bender, Tapsoba, Wendell – Aranguiz, Demirbay – Bellarabi, Amiri, Diaby – Havertz (c)

Out:

Doubtful: L. Bender (foot), Tah (back), Volland (foot)

Wolfsburg: Casteels (c) – Mbabu, Pongracic, Brooks, Roussillon – Steffen, Schlager, Arnold, Brekalo – Weghorst, Ginczek

Out: Gerhardt (head injury), Mehmedi (Achilles tendon), Otavio (ankle), William (knee)

Doubtful: Camacho (ankle), Guilavogui (knee)


Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Freiburg

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport ESPN

Frankfurt: Trapp – Toure, Abraham (c), Hinteregger, N’Dicka – Ilsanker, Rode – Gacinovic, Kamada, Kostic – Dost

Out: Paciencia (thigh)

Doubtful:

Freiburg: Schwolow – Gulde, Lienhart, Heintz – Schmidt, Abrashi, Höfler, Günter (c) – Sallai, Petersen, Grifo

Out: Kübler (knee)

Doubtful: Haberer (ankle), Koch (back), Ravet (muscular), Waldschmidt (ankle)


Werder Bremen vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm BT Sport 1

Bremen: Pavlenka – Gebre Selassie, Veljkovic, Moisander (c), Augustinsson – M. Eggestein, Bargfrede, Klaassen – Bittencourt, Selke, Rashica

Out: Füllkrug (torn ACL), Möhwald (knee), Pizarro (thigh), Toprak (calf)

Doubtful: Vogt (hip)

Gladbach: Sommer – Lainer, Ginter, Elvedi, Bensebaini – Kramer, Neuhaus – Hofmann, Stindl (c), Thuram – Plea

Out: Embolo (ankle), Strobl (hamstring), Zakaria (knee)

Doubtful: Johnson (muscular)


Wednesday 27 May

RB Leipzig vs. Hertha Berlin 

  • Kick-off: 5.30pm – BT Sport 1

Leipzig: Gulacsi – Klostermann, Upamecano, Halstenberg – Mukiele, Sabitzer (c), Kampl, Angelino – Nkunku, Werner – Schick

Out: Konate (hamstring), Poulsen (ankle)

Doubtful: Ampadu (back), Laimer (knee)

Hertha: Jarstein – Pekarik, Boyata, Torunarigha, Plattenhardt – Skjelbred, Grujic – Lukebakio, Darida, Cunha – Ibisevic (c)

Out: Ascacibar (foot), Kalou (not included), Rekik (knee), Stark (groin), Wolf (match fitness)

Doubtful: Kraft (knock)


Hoffenheim vs. Cologne

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport 3

Hoffenheim: Baumann – Kaderabek, Posch, Hübner (c), Zuber – Rudy, Grillitsch – Skov, Geiger, Baumgartner – Dabbur

Out: Belfodil (knee), Kramaric (ankle)

Doubtful: Adamyan (ankle), Stafylidis (muscular)

Cologne: Horn – Ehizibue, Bornauw, Leistner, Katterbach – Skhiri, Hector (c) – Kainz, Uth, Jakobs – Cordoba

Out: Risse (knee)

Doubtful: Hauptmann (groin)


Fortuna Düsseldorf vs. Schalke

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport 1

Fortuna: Kastenmeier – Ayhan, Hoffmann, Gießelmann – Zimmermann, Stöger, Morales, Berisha, Suttner – Karaman, Hennings (c)

Out: Steffen (knee)

Doubtful:

Schalke: Schubert – Kenny, Sane, Nastasic, Oczipka (c) – Caligiuri, McKennie, Schöpf – Matondo – Gregoritsch, Raman

Out: Harit (ligament), Mascarell (groin), Todibo (ankle)

Doubtful: Serdar (shin), Stambouli (match fitness)


Augsburg vs. Paderborn

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport Extra 2

Augsburg: Luthe – Framberger, Jedvaj, Uduokhai, Max – Khedira, Baier (c) – Sarenren Bazee, Löwen, Richter – Niederlechner

Out: Hahn (tendon)

Doubtful: Finnbogason (knee), Giefer (foot), Iago (knock), Schieber (calf), Vargas (ankle)

Paderborn: Zingerle – Jans, Strohdiek, Schonlau (c), Collins – Vasiliadis, Gjasula, Sabiri – Pröger, Srbeny, Antwi-Adjei

Out:

Doubtful: Kilian (match fitness), Michel (dental surgery)


Union Berlin vs. Mainz

  • Kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport 2

Union: Gikiewicz – Friedrich, Schlotterbeck, Subotic – Trimmel (c), Gentner, Andrich, Lenz – Ingvartsen, Bülter – Andersson

Out: Becker (thigh)

Doubtful: Gogia (match fitness)

Mainz: Müller – St. Juste, Bruma, Niakhate – Baku, Barreiro, Latza, Martin – Boetius – Quaison, Mateta

Out: Zentner (knee)

Doubtful:


More FST News:

5 things to watch out for in Dortmund’s Der Klassiker clash with Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich – How to watch on TV and live stream and possible lineups

7 Bundesliga defenders to keep an eye on this season

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