Fantasy Bundesliga tips:
10 players to consider for Matchday 21
By Rune Gjerulff @runegjerulff
Here are 10 players you should consider bringing into your Fantasy Bundesliga team for Matchday 21.
|Marcel Sabitzer and Paulo Otavio.||Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche|
Instead, we will highlight players with an ownership percentage below 15%, who could offer great value as differentials for Matchday 21.
Rune Jarstein, Hertha BSC (Goalkeeper, 2.5m)
Currently preferred to Alexander Schwolow, Jarstein has emerged as one of the cheapest starting goalkeepers since Pal Dardai took the reins at Hertha coach. Picking up 12 points against Bayern after saving a Robert Lewandowski penalty, the Norwegian veteran was the second-highest scoring goalkeeper on Matchday 20, only second to Manuel Neuer.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Leverkusen (Defender, 8.7m)
Coming off a crushing 5-2 victory over Stuttgart, Leverkusen are huge favorites at home against 17th-placed Mainz. With Lars Bender still struggling with an injury, Fosu-Mensah is expected to continue on the right-hand side of defence for 'Die Werkself'. Owned by less than 1% of Fantasy Bundesliga managers, the new arrival from Manchester United could be a great differential this week.
Paulo Otavio, Wolfsburg (Defender, 8.9m)
Wolfsburg are in great form, having won their last five games in all competitions, and Otavio has been key to his team's success, picking up at least 10 points per game since Matchday 17. Additionally, Wolfsburg have a great run of fixtures ahead – so what's not to like?
Wooyeong Jeong, Freiburg (Midfielder, 1.6m)
Jeong has seized his chance while Roland Sallai has been out injured, finding the net twice in his last three Bundesliga appearances. Priced at just 1.6m, he provides some of the best bang for your buck you can find at the moment.
Ridle Baku, Wolfsburg (Midfielder, 8.9m)
With a total of 48 points to his name in his last four games, Baku is one of the Bundesliga's most in-form midfielders at the moment. Last time around, he won an impressive 17 points against Augsburg in a game that saw him score and have two goals ruled out for offside.
Christopher Nkunku, RB Leipzig (Midfielder, 15.6m)
Nkunku was here, there and everywhere in Leipzig's 3-0 victory over Schalke 04 on Matchday 20, which saw him score 21 points. The fact that RB Leipzig face Augsburg on Friday evening makes him even more attractive from a Fantasy perspective.
Filip Kostic, Frankfurt (Midfielder, 17.6m)
After a slow start to the season, Kostic has emerged as a must-have player in 2021, scoring a whopping 59 points in his last three games alone. The Serbian winger has a great fixture this week with Frankfurt taking on FC Köln at home, but you should be aware that 'Die Adler' have a tough match-up against Bayern München on Matchday 22.
Sasa Kalajdzic, Stuttgart (Striker, 5.7m)
Kalajdzic bagged a brace against Bayer Leverkusen after he came on to replace the injured Nicolas Gonzalez last week. With Gonzalez ruled out for weeks, the tall forward should take his place up front.
Alexander Sørloth, RB Leipzig (Striker, 14.3m)
With just two goals in 22 games to his name since his arrival from Trabzonspor in September, Sørloth is yet to make the desired impact at RB Leipzig. Nevertheless, the Norwegian striker might be worth tapping into if he's in the line-up against struggling Augsburg on Friday. Despite failing to find the net against Schalke last week, Sørloth still managed to pick up 11 points, so he should have a high ceiling if he can regain his scoring touch.
Leon Bailey, Leverkusen (Striker, 14.4m)
After a couple of underwhelming performances, Bailey looked back to his best against Stuttgart on Matchday 20, picking up a whopping 19 points. With Leverkusen locking horns with relegation-threatened Mainz, the Jamaican winger could be in for another fine Fantasy outing this Saturday.
Looking for other Fantasy Bundesliga articles ahead of Matchday 21? Check out our predicted line-ups here and our scout squads here.