DUS vs DOR Dream11 Prediction: Fortuna edging ever closer to the drop this season with a slate of uninspired results.
Winless in two straight matches, Fortuna Dusseldorf find themselves slowly emerging as one of the side’s set to lose their status as a Bundesliga side this season. The 2-2 draw with Hoffenheim the last time around was the side’s third in its last five fixtures, a result which opened up a three point gap between themselves and safety in the ongoing edition of the Bundesliga.
And when they take on Borussia Dortmund for the forming tie in the league, Fortuna Dusseldorf’s drab spree of results looks set to further extend. This is a colossal task for them, one where the second placed side will spare no expense in doling out a trouncing to one of the worst defensive contingents in the league.
All but out of the running in to be declared this year’s champions, Borussia Dortmund have taken to the filed looking to impress ever since their 1-0 defeat to Bayern Munich. The side has followed up that showing with a couple of wins, ones where they have stamped their authority to score 7 goals with just the one coming up in reply.
One figure is enough to tell us in which way this tie will shape up. Where Borussia Dortmund have scored 71 goals, Fortuna have gone onto ship in the 60, a backline which Borussia Dortmund will toy with to ease their way to a relatively straightforward win.
Probable Playing XI
Steffen and Fink are both going to be out for the Fortuna for the impending tie given their prevelant injuries while Adam was red carded previously.
Zagadou and Dahoud will both sit this one out for the visitors after failing to recover from their injuries in time.
Kastenmeier, Ayhan, Jorgensen, Suttner, Zimmermann, Stöger, Sobottka, Berisha, Thommy, Karaman, Hennings.
Bürki, Piszczek, Hummels, Akanji, Hakimi, Can, Witsel, Guerreiro, Sancho, Haaland, Hazard.
Fortuna Dusseldorf – Hennings: 14 Goals.
Borussia Dortmund – Sancho: 17 Goals, 16 Assists.
DUS vs DOR Dream11 Prediction
DUS vs DOR Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Had it not been for Florian, Fortuna would have found themselves slipping to a second defeat on the bounce the last time around. The goal-keeper was solely responsible for accruing a point from the tie as he withstood the test of time to keep his side’s draw intact with scores of saves.
DUS vs DOR Dream11 Defenders
— Fortuna Düsseldorf (@f95) June 13, 2020
With just two goals let in their last five displays, results which have included three cleansheets, Borussia Dortmund have shown why they have been such a sticky defence to lay against. The backline is packed with some worldclass names, players who have assiduously turned the side into one of the most stringent backlines in the league.
We’ll be beginning our trio from the side with the selection of Achraf Hakimi. Thriving in his wingback role, one where he’s been able to express his attacking skill set freely, the player has gone onto amass the 10 assists this season.
Leading his side out in the captaincy role in his 250 th outing, Lukasz Piszczek comes into our docket as well along with Manuel Akanji.
DUS vs DOR Dream11 Mid-fielders
He prided another assist for Borussia Dortmund the last time around, one which has seen him pull off the two assists in his last two outings to see us make Julian Brandt a must have pick from the side. He’s joined up by wingback Raphael Guerreiro, a player whose pinch perfect crosses and passes have seen him layup the ball for his counterparts with astute precision.
The home side on the other hand will be represented by Kevin Stoger who has the 4 assists in the league with midfielder Valon Berisha being called upon to give him company.
DUS vs DOR Dream11 Strikers
At a time when Haaland has missed out for Borussia Dortmund with an injury, top scorer Jadon Sancho has compensated for him perfectly. The side’s top scorer with 16 goals and 16 assists, he’s been involved in the most goals in the league to make him the first pick from the side.
With 7 goals and 13 assists in the league, Thorgan Hazard has been a quissential component of his side’s attacking docket to see him form the one-two from the visiting team. Elsewhere, the top scorer outside of the top 4 with his 14 goals, Rouwen Hennings will represent us from Fortuna.
Dream 11 Team
Florian, Hakimi, Akanji, Piszczek, Raphael, Brandt, Stoger, Berisha, Sancho, Hazard, Rouwen.
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players who are expected to dole out the maximum points.