Event details: Osnabruck vs Arminia Bielefeld
DATE: Monday 7th October, 2019
TIME: 19:30 (UK)
VENUE: Bremer Brücke
THE TEAM NEWS
Osnabruck's away day struggles continued as they were beaten 2-0 at fellow promoted side Wehen Wiesbaden last Friday but they have won two of their last three home games.
Lukas Gugganig, Adam Susac and Sebastian Klass all returned to training on Monday after missing the trip to Wiesbaden and are available for this one.
The bad news for coach Daniel Thioune is that Anas Ouahim, Nils Korber and Ulrich Taffertshofer have been ruled out, along with long-term absentees Simon Haubrock, Maurice Trapp and Konstantin Engel.
Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Kuhn; Ajdini, Gugganig, Van Aken, Wolze; Blacha, Henning; Heider, Klaas, Amenyido; Girth
Unavailable: Trapp (Injured), Engel (Injured), Haubrock (Injured), Korber (Injured), Ouahim (Injured), Taffertshofer (Injured)
Arminia Bielefeld's unbeaten record this season was ended by leaders Stuttgart last Friday but they have won their last four away games in all competitions.
Captain Fabian Klos, who has been involved in 10 of Bielefeld's 19 goals this season, is suspended following his dismissal against Stuttgart, leaving Andreas Voglsammer as the only available striker.
Klos' suspension compounds a lengthy injury list with centre-back Alex Perez ruled out again and midfielders Reinhold Yabo, Patrick Weihrauch and Nils Seufert considered doubtful.
Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Ortega Moreno; Clauss, Pieper, Nilsson, Hartherz; Prietl, Hartel, Edmundsson; Soukou, Voglsammer, Staude
Unavailable: Quaschner (Injured), Schipplock (Injured), Behrendt (Injured), Alex Perez (Injured), Klos (Suspended)
Doubtful: Weihrauch (Injured), Yabo (Injured), Seufert (Injured)
Prediction: Osnabruck 2-3 Arminia Bielefeld
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