Probable Lineups Statistical Comparison
(11) 10 Goals 10 (14)
(9) 6 Assists 3 (8)
(6.6) 6.8 Average Ratings 6.8 (6.5)
29.3 Average Age 26.1
185 Average Height (cm) 183.8
(1.1) 1.3 Shots pg 1.4 (1.1)
(56%) 58% Aerial Duel Success 44% (40%)
(0.7) 0.7 Dribbles pg 0.9 (0.7)
(1.5) 1.5 Tackles pg 1.1 (1.4)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in 1. Bundesliga.
- Filip Kostic has a knee injury and will be out for several weeks. Obite Evan Ndicka has a muscle injury, while Jetro Willems is still on the way back from an ACL injury suffered out on loan at Newcastle last time out.
- Ajdin Hrustic has joined from FC Groningen, while goalkeeper Markus Schubert has joined from Schalke as back up for Kevin Trapp.
- Frankfurt have successfully fended off interest in striker Bas Dost from Tottenham, with the Premier League outfit now about to sign Carlos Vinicius on loan from Benfica.
- Star forward Andrej Kramaric followed up his opening day hat-trick with a brace to down Bayern Munich. Consequently, he has been linked with a move to the German champions.
- Ermin Bicakcic scored the opener in the win over Bayern, but suffered ACL damage later in the game. Kasim Adams may slot into defence.
- Havard Nordtveit has broken his foot, while Konstantinos Stafylidis needs a shoulder op. However, Benjamin Hübner, Stefan Posch and Pavel Kaderábek could all shake off injuries to return to the squad.