- Bicakcic eying return to home defence.
- Freiburg without concussed Amir Abrashi.
- Torrejon set for first start for visitors.
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Defender Marc Torrejon is in line for a first start of the season as TSG 1899 Hoffenheim look to replace the injured Amir Abrashi with Nicolas Höfler. Onur Bulut and Janik Haberer will compete for a spot on Freiburg’s right flank.
Bosnia and Herzegovina international Ermin Bicakcic could make his return to the SC Freiburg defence having recovered from an ankle injury with Benjamin Hübner likely to make way from Julian Nagelsmann’s three-man central partnership at the back.
Hoffenheim possible line-up: Baumann - Süle, Vogt, Bicakcic - Toljan, Kaderabek - Rudy - Demirbay, Rupp - Wagner, Kramaric
Absentees: Schwegler (knee), Uth (thigh)
Coach: Julian Nagelsmann
Freiburg possible line-up: Schwolow - P. Stenzel, Torrejon, Söyüncü, C. Günter - Frantz, Höfler - O. Bulut, Grifo - Philipp - Niederlechner
Absentees: Gulde (thigh), Kempf (meniscus surgery), Kübler (adductor), Abrashi (concussion), Nielsen (groin surgery)
Coach: Christian Streich
Hoffenheim host Freiburg at the WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena with the game kicking off at 15:30CEST/13:30GMT on 15 October.