LEP vs FRB Dream11 Match Preview: With the Bundesliga returning to action, it will be RB Leipzig that takes on Freiburg at home in the upcoming fixture. Before going into lock-down, Julian Nagelsmann’s Salzbeg unit registered a comprehensive win over Tottenham Hotspur by 3-0 to advance into the quarter finals of the Champions League for the first time ever. However, Leipzig will now be turning attention towards the league title as they occupy 3rd spot with 50 points, while being just a point behind Dortmund and five points away from league leaders Bayern Munich. Meanwhile, Freiburg are currently 8th in the campaign with 35 points. They secured a 3-1 win at home to Union Berlin before the football was suspended. Freiburg will also be eyeing maximum points as they could move 6th.
Date- Saturday, May 16
Kick-Off- 7:00 pm (ist)
Venue- Red Bull Arena
Ibrahima Konaté and Kevin Kampl were both out of action for quite a while due to injury but are in contention of making their comebacks. Willi Orban is also likely to be back soon enough. Konaté could feature in defence as Dayot Upamecano is suspended. Chelsea loanee Ethan Ampadu is on the sidelines due to a back injury. Swede Emil Forsberg has tonsillitis and will miss out the upcoming fixture. Centre-forward Timo Werner should start alongside Patrik Schick on the attack.
Robin Koch is under the radar of RB Leipzig and will be looking to make an impact if he is to complete a transfer. Christian Günter has recovered from a muscle injury, while Manuel Gulde has is back from his ankle problem and could feature in the lineup for his side. Right-back Lukas Kübler recently got a knee surgery done and will be on the sidelines here.
LEP (Expected Playing 11)- Gullasci; Halstenberg, Konate, Klostermann; Angelino, Sabitzer, Laimer, Mukiele; Nkunku, Schick; Werner
FRB (Expected Playing 11)-Schwolow; Koch, Gulde, Heintz; Gunter, Hofer, Haberer, Schmid; Waldschmidt, Sallai, Holer
Timo Werner has been the top performer for his side and will be a threat on the offence. Werner has 21 goals and seven assists from 25 appearances in the league and can earn the user valuable points in the today match prediction side.
Jonathan Schmid has impressed in midfield for Freiburg. Schmid has netted four goals, and an assist, while having a pass accuracy of 78% from 2153 minutes in the league this season.
Christopher Nkunku has also been a real asset in the advanced region for RB Leipzig. Nkunku has bagged four goals and has 12 assists from 23 appearances so far this season. His inclusion in the Dream11 Match Prediction side could earn the user valuable points.
Christian Gunter can pack a punch as he has two goals and five assists from 2238 minutes in the German League this season for Freiburg.
RB Leipzig are the favourites heading into the game.
Goalkeeper- P Gulasci
Defenders- Angelino, M Halstenberg, L Klostermann, C Gunter
Midfield- C Nkunku (VC), N Holfer, J Haberer, R Sallai
Forwards- T Werner (C), L Holer
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