10 players to consider for Matchday 11
By Rune Gjerulff @runegjerulff
Here are 10 players you should consider bringing into your Fantasy Bundesliga team for Matchday 11.
|Lukas Nmecha.||Photo: VfL Wolfsburg|
Instead, we will highlight players with a maximum ownership percentage of 15%, who could offer great value as differentials for Matchday 11.
Jacob Laursen, Arminia Bielefeld (Defender, 3.7M, 0%)
Quite remarkably, two of Bielefeld's six Bundesliga goals this season have come from Danish left-back Jacob Laursen, who has found the net twice in his last three games. Bielefeld are in poor form, but so are their upcoming opponents, Stuttgart, who were thrashed 4-1 by Augsburg last week. In any case, Laursen costs just 3.7 million, so you can't really go wrong with him if you're looking for a cheap differential defender, although there are other good options in the same price range.
Niko Gießelmann, Union Berlin (Defender, 4.5M, 15%)
The Fantasy Bundesliga managers who sold Gießelmann for Union's clash with Bayern last week were made to regret that decision as the wing-back scored a picked up nine points despite losing 2-5. With a price tag of just 4.5M, the 30-year-old is the second-highest scoring defender in the game.
Paulo Otavio, Wolfsburg (Defender, 10.2M, 0%)
Florian Kohfeldt has enjoyed a great start to his new job as Wolfsburg coach, winning his first two games in charge, and with 'Die Wölfe' taking on 16th-placed Augsburg at home in their last game before the international break, it's sensible to look their way. Otavio currently seems to be the preferred option at left-wing back, having started in Tuesday's 2-1 Champions League win over RB Salzburg. The Brazilian was a popular Fantasy Bundesliga asset last season and showed a glimpse of what he can do on Matchday 9, picking up six points against Leverkusen despite only coming on at half-time.
Ramy Bensebaini, Gladbach (Defender, 10.5M, 3%)
The Algerian is in great form, has a stand-alone fixture on Friday evening coming up, should be nailed on to start at left-back and is his side's preferred penalty taker – so what's not to like?
Yannick Gerhardt, Wolfsburg (Midfielder, 6.9M, 0%)
Like Otavio, Gerhardt has seen his playing time increase under new Wolfsburg coach Kohfeldt. The 27-year-old has started two games in a row on the left wing and most recently set up Ridle Baku's opener in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Salzburg in the Champions League.
Jonas Hofmann, Gladbach (Midfielder, 13.8M, 7%)
With the form Hofmann has shown in recent weeks, he's very hard to look past at the moment, especially because he has a stand-alone fixture on Friday ahead of him. The German international has scored a whopping 62 points in his last five games (12,4 on average), but is owned by just seven percent of managers.
Filip Kostic, Frankfurt (Midfielder, 15.6M, 15%)
Kostic hasn't travelled to Athens for Thursday's Europa League clash with Olympiacos after picking up a knock, but he is expected to be fit for Sunday's game against bottom-placed Greuther Fürth. Having already picked up 91 points this season despite playing for an out-of-form Frankfurt side, the Serbian winger is a must-have provided he's fit.
Rafael Borré, Frankfurt (Striker, 7.8M, 1%)
Things haven't really clicked for Borré yet following his summer move from River Plate, but he's worth considering now that Frankfurt face a COVID-19 hit Fürth side, who have lost nine of 10 Bundesliga games this season, conceding 27 times. Borré looks nailed on to start and should be on penalties – at least if Goncalo Paciencia isn't playing. EDIT: Borré picked up a knock on Thursday and is now a doubt for Sunday's game.
Lukas Nmecha, Wolfsburg (Striker, 8.7M, 1%)
Nmecha has scored three goals in his last four games in all competitions and now has a promising home fixture against Augsburg coming up.
Andrej Kramaric, Hoffenheim (Striker, 15.9M, 9%)
The focal point of Hoffenheim's attack, Kramaric has scored two goals and provided six assists in 10 league games this season, averaging 9,4 Fantasy Bundesliga points per game. The Croatian international could be in for another big performance against a Bochum side, who have conceded 1,8 goals per game on average.
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