Bundesliga team news, injuries and expected lineups for this weekend

The second round of post-hiatus Bundesliga fixtures are scheduled to take place between Friday and Sunday this week, giving supporters another feast of German fußball to enjoy.

Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin kick us off with a crunch contest in the capital on Friday evening, while the pick of the action on Saturday sees Champions League chasing duo Borussia Monchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen lock horns at the BORUSSIA-PARK.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Borussia Dortmund should have their title credentials tested at tough to beat Wolfsburg, while RB Leizpig will hope to get back in the mix at the summit of the table with a win at lowly Mainz on Sunday.

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

Friday 22 May

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin (kick-off: 7.30pm – BT Sport 1)

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

Out: Kalou (not available), Rekik (knee problem)

Doubtful: Wolf

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

Out: Becker (thigh), Gogia (unfit), Schlotterbeck (suspended)

Doubtful:

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Saturday 23 May

Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Bayer Leverkusen (kick-off: 2.30pm – BT Sport 2)

Gladbach: Sommer (c) – Lainer, Ginter, Elvedi, Bensebaini – Strobl, Neuhaus – Herrmann, Embolo, Thuram – Plea

Out: Zakaria (knee surgery)

Doubtful: Johnson (muscular problem)

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

Out: Volland (foot)

Doubtful: L. Bender (foot)

Wolfsburg vs. Borussia Dortmund (kick-off: 2.30pm – BT Sport 1)

Wolfsburg: Casteels (c) – Mbabu, Knoche, Brooks, Otavio – Schlager, Arnold – Steffen, Mehmedi, Brekalo – Weghorst

Out: Gerhardt (head injury), Guilavogui (knee), William (knee)

Doubtful: Camacho (ankle injury)

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

Out: Reus (thigh, possibly for the season), Schulz (muscular), Zagadou (knee)

Doubtful: Reyna (muscular), Witsel (groin)

Freiburg vs. Werder Bremen (kick-off: 2.30pm – BT Sport 3)

Freiburg: Schwolow – Gulde, Lienhart, Heintz – Schmid, Koch, Höfler, Günter (c) – Waldschmidt, Petersen, Höler

Out: Kübler (knee)

Doubtful:

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

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

Doubtful: Toprak (calf)

Paderborn vs. Hoffenheim (kick-off: 2.30pm – BT Sport Extra 1)

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

Out:

Doubtful: Kilian (thigh), Michel (groin)

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

Out: Belfodil (knee)

Doubtful: Adamyan (ankle), Bebou (thigh), Kramaric (ankle), Nordtveit (muscular), Samassekou (muscular), Stafylidis (muscular)

Bayern Munich vs. Eintracht Frankfurt (kick-off: 5.30pm- BT Sport 1/BT Sport Ultimate)

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

Out: Coutinho (ankle), Tolisso (ankle)

Doubtful: Martinez (match fitness), Süle (match fitness)

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

Out: Kohr (suspended), Paciencia (thigh)

Doubtful:

Sunday 24 May

Schalke vs. Augsburg (kick-off: 12.30pm – BT Sport 1)

Schalke: Schubert – Kabak, Sane, Nastasic – Kenny, McKennie, Serdar, Oczipka (c) – Caligiuri, Raman – Burgstaller

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

Doubtful: Stambouli (match fitness)

Augsburg: Luthe – Framberger, Gouweleeuw, Jedvaj, Max – Khedira, Baier (c) – Richter, Löwen, Vargas – Niederlechner

Out: Giefer (foot)

Doubtful: Finnbogason (knee), Schieber (calf)

Mainz vs. RB Leipzig (kick-off: 2.30pm BT Sport 1)

Mainz: Müller – Baku, St. Juste, Niakhate, Martin – Barreiro, Kunde – Onisiwo, Boetius, Quaison – Mateta

Out: Zentner (knee)

Doubtful:

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

Out:

Doubtful: Ampadu (back), Forsberg (tonsilitis)

Cologne vs. Fortuna Düsseldorf (kick-off: 5pm BT Sport 1)

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

Out:

Doubtful: Czichos (match fitness), Hauptmann (match fitness)

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

Out: Ayhan (suspended), Kownacki (knee), Steffen (knee)

Doubtful: Tekpetey (thigh)

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