- Horn should return for hosts.
- Petersen a candidate to start for Freiburg.
- Artjoms Rudnevs out with muscle problem.
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 3.
1. FC Köln goalkeeper Timo Horn is likely to return to the starting line-up on Friday night following an adductor injury. On the other side, SC Freiburg's Nils Petersen has made a case for a first start of the season, following his brief substitute appearance in their 3-1 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach when he picked up an assist and scored a penalty.
Köln vs Freiburg kicks off on Friday 16 September at 20:30CEST/18:30GMT in the RheinEnergieSTADION. Find out where to watch the game where you are by clicking on this link.
Köln possible line-up: Horn - Sörensen, Mavraj, Heintz, Hector - Höger, Lehmann - Risse, Bittencourt - Osako - Modeste
Absentees: Kessler (light training), Maroh (broken ribs), Rausch (back), Rudnevs (muscular problems)
Coach: Peter Stöger
Freiburg possible line-up: Schwolow - Stenzel, Gulde, Söyüncü, Günter - Höfler, Abrashi - Frantz, Grifo - Philipp - Petersen
Absentees: Föhrenbach, Torrejon (both ankle), Kempf, Kübler (both knee), Nielsen (stomach)
Coach: Christian Streich