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DOR vs HOF Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Borussia Dortmund vs Hoffenheim Bundesliga Live Score August 28

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DOR vs HOF Dream11: Borussia Dortmund will be back in action later tonight as they take on Hoffenheim for the third fixture of the Bundesliga. Dortmund kicked off their campaign with an impressive 5-2 in over Frankfurt. However, in their most recent fixture, they did end up losing 2-1 to Freiburg as they look to bounce back with maximum points. Talking about Hoffenheim, they kicked off their Bundesliga campaign with a 4-0 win versus Augsburg. Their next game to Union Berlin turned out to be an exciting affair as the game ended on level terms by 2-2. Both Dortmund and Hoffenheim have some quality players up their ranks, and this could turn out to be another mouth watering contest.

Date: August 28, Saturday
Kick-Off: 12:00 am (ist)
Venue: Signal Iduna Park

Bundesliga Table

Borussia Dortmund are in at the 7th spot with three points, while, Hoffenheim are in at 2nd with four points.

Watch Bundesliga Live

The match will be broadcasted on the Sony TEN 2 and Sony TEN 2 HD. It can also be streamed live on Sony Liv.

Recent Form

Borussia Dortmund: LW

Hoffenheim: DW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, two games have been won by Hoffenheim, in contrast to Dortmund’s one win. Three games have ended on level terms as well.

Borussia Dortmund News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Nico Schulz, Mateu Morey, Marius Wolf and Mats Hummels are on the sidelines due to injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Kobel should be starting in at goal
  • Gurreiro, Akanji, Witsel and Can are likely to form the line of defence.
  • Dahoud, Brandt and Bellingham are expected to start in midfield.
  • Reus, Malen and Haaland are in contention to lead the attack.

Borussia Dortmund Starting XI (Likely)

Kobel
Gurreiro
Akanji
Witsel
Can
Dahoud
Brandt
Bellingham
Reus
Malen
Haaland

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Hoffenheim News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Ermin Bicakcic misses out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Baumann should be starting in at goal.
  • Raum, Posch, Vogt and Akpoguma can be the back four in defence.
  • Larsen, Gegier, Rudy and Baumgartner can feature in midfield.
  • Kramaric and Rutter are expected to lead the attack.

Hoffenheim Starting XI (Likely)

Baumann
Raum
Posch
Vogt
Akpoguma
Larsen
Geiger
Rudy
Baumgartner
Kramaric
Rutter

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Erling Haaland will be the usual danger man from Dortmund’s end. The 21-year-old has two goals, and two assists from two appearances in the league this season.

Total Goals 111
Goals this season 5
Assists 3

Andrej Kramaric can pack a punch in the final third region for Hoffenheim. Kramaric has four assists and a pass accuracy of 76.6% from two appearances in the league season.

Total Goals 187
Goals this season 2
Assists 4

Differential Picks

Jacob Brunn Larsen has impressed in the final third region for Hoffenheim. Larsen has two goals from the two appearances this season.

Total Goals 46
Goals this season 2
Assists 1

Marco Reus has a goal, an assist and a pass accuracy of 87% from the two appearances in the league for Dortmund this season.

Total Goals 213
Goals this season 2
Assists 2

Likely Winner: 

  • Borussia Dortmund do have the flair on the offence, but can be shaky at the back. Their recent defeat does suggest that as well.
  • Meanwhile, Hoffenheim have started off fairly well with a win and draw.

Match Odds

The odds are in favor of Borussia Dortmund to nick the win by 1.45 as per 1XBET.

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