10 players to consider for Matchday 23
By Rune Gjerulff @runegjerulff
Here are 10 players you should consider bringing into your Fantasy Bundesliga team for Matchday 23.
Instead, we will highlight players with a maximum ownership percentage of 20%, who could offer great value as differentials for Matchday 23.
Kilian Fischer, Wolfsburg (Defender, 2.3M, 0%)
Fischer made a surprise start at right-back in last week's 2-0 win over FC Köln and should keep his place after impressing and picking up 10 points. Priced at just 2.3 million and owned by 0 percent, it's hard to go wrong with him.
Danny da Costa, Mainz (Defender, 5.6M, 1%)
Da Costa seized his chance when Silvan Widmer was injured and has remained in the starting line-up since the captain's return. The right-back produced arguably his best performance of the season in last Friday's 4-0 win over Gladbach, registering an assist and tallying 19 points.
Paulo Otavio, Wolfsburg (Defender, 8.7M, 15%)
Wolfsburg returned to winning ways with a 2-0 win over Köln last time out, and Otavio has scored double-digit points in three of his last four games. If you want a defender playing in one of the stand-alone fixtures on Sunday, he's certainly a good shout.
Mitchel Bakker, Leverkusen (Defender, 9.6M, 0%)
Running tirelessly up and down the left flank, Bakker had an impressive game against Freiburg last week, providing the assist for Leverkusen's goal and picking up 13 points. Owned by 0 percent, he offers a good alternative to his more popular teammate Jeremie Frimpong.
Rodrigo Zalazar, Schalke 04 (Midfielder, 4.6M, 1%)
Zalazar was all over the place as Schalke beat Stuttgart 2-1, providing an assist and tallying 17 points. Despite being bottom of the table, Schalke haven't lost in their last five games, and they now have a relegation six-pointer coming up against a Bochum side, who have lost three in a row.
Kevin Stöger, Bochum (Midfielder, 6.9M, 3%)
To be fair to Bochum, two of their last three games have been on the road, and they're a much better side at home. If you feel like backing Thomas Letsch's to return to winning ways, Kevin Stöger could be worth a punt. Pulling the strings in midfield, the 29-year-old has taken 25 points from Bochum's last three home games.
Jae-sung Lee, Mainz (Midfielder, 7.8M, 6%)
Lee continued his red-hot form against Gladbach last week, scoring and providing an assist in Mainz's impressive 4-0 victory, meaning he has now found the net five times and set up two goals in his last five Bundesliga games. With Mainz facing the league's most out-of-form side, Hoffenheim, at home this time, the 30-year-old could be in for another big game.
Ludovic Ajorque, Mainz (Striker, 8.5M, 0%)
The French striker should be confident after scoring his first Bundesliga goal against Gladbach last Friday. Owned by 0 percent, he could be a good differential given Mainz's attractive match at home against Hoffenheim.
Moussa Diaby, Leverkusen (Striker, 14.6M, 4%)
Diaby might not have performed that well Fantasy wise recently, but the French attacker's form should take a turn for the better, now that he's back to full fitness. Playing at home against a Hertha side that have lost every away game since a 1-1 draw at Mainz on September 16th, the Frenchman could be a real difference-maker this week.
Thomas Müller, Bayer (Striker, 15.8M, 3%)
Looking at the last four matchdays, Müller has been the third-best performing forward in the game with 33 points to his name, behind only Randal Kolo Muani and Kingsley Coman. Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann confirmed after Sunday's 3-0 victory over Union Berlin that he plans to stick with Müller in his starting line-up. That, coupled with his good form, makes the 33-year-old an option worth considering once again.
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