Summary

  • Streich mulls over defensive reshuffle.
  • Finnbogason fancies starting berth.
  • Visitors ready recovered Verhaegh.

Official Fantasy Bundesliga Managers take note: bundesliga.com is on hand to provide likely line-ups as well as injury and suspension news ahead of Matchday 8.

Get your Official Fantasy Bundesliga squad in shape for Matchday 8 here!

SC Freiburg coach Christian Stretch may opt to revert to a back four for the visit of Augsburg and while forward Nils Petersen is an option in attack, the Black Forest club are likely to side with Florian Niederlechner, who has one Bundesliga goal to his name this term. Onur Bulut and Janik Haberer, meanwhile, will present their coach with a selection headache.  

Head to the Match Centre for more information

FC Augsburg's Alfred Finnbogason is expected to make his return from the adductor injury he picked up while on international duty, but should the Iceland international fail to start, a place in attack could be offered to Dong-Won Ji. The recovered skipper Paul Verhaegh and Georg Teigl will contest for the right-back berth. 

SC Freiburg possible line-up: Schwolow - Stenzel, Torrejon, Söyüncü, Günter - Höfler, Abrashi - Frantz, Grifo - Philipp - Niederlechner

Absentees: Kempf (meniscus), Kübler (recovery work), Nielsen (groin)

Coach: Christian Streich

FC Augsburg possible line-up: Hitz - Verhaegh, Janker, Hinteregger, Stafylidis - Kacar, Baier - Schmid, Koo, Ji - Finnbogason

Absentees: Callsen-Bracker (broken leg), Friedrich (recovery work), Gouweleeuw (collapsed lung), Caiuby (knee), Bobadilla (shoulder)

Coach: Dirk Schuster

Freiburg host Augsburg at the Schwarzwald-Stadion with the game kicking off at 15:30CEST/13:30GMT on 22 October.

Click here for a full preview