Empty stadiums, distant celebrations, masked substitutes, and the sound of the ball piercing the net, that’s how European football marked its return when Bundesliga continued their campaign after a break of almost two months because of the coronavirus outbreak globally.
Global footballing action had gone into a standstill after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Bundesliga became the ice-breaker as it resumed its campaign from Saturday. Although the fans weren’t behind their teams as the campaign resumed, the players ensured that they were all set and ready for the task they had been waiting for days.
Now, as we move ahead in the competition, Matchday 27 will witness some of the fiercest on-field battles taking place, the first of which will be panned out between Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund.
Bundesliga Matchday 27: Wolfsburg Will Be Soaring In Confidence Against Dortmund
Wolfsburg resumed their Bundesliga campaign in some fashion as they beat Augsburg by 2-1 on Matchday 26, which marked the return of football. They are currently at the sixth spot in the points table with 10 wins, 9 draws, and 7 losses in the German league so far.
Their recent form has also been great as they have bagged three wins in the last five games that they have played. When Wolfsburg step on the pitch to take on Borussia Dortmund, they will be soaring high in confidence against a top-quality side.
Bundesliga Matchday 27: Borussia Dortmund Were Never Really Away
Borussia Dortmund announced their comeback in the classiest fashion as they thrashed apart Schalke by 4-0 in the return game. It seemed as if they were never really away from football as they were quick to pounce on counter-attacks and their attackers were spot on with their finishing touch in the game.
Dortmund are on the second spot in the points table, four points behind the league leaders, Bayern Munich. They will surely aim at closing in the gap and put pressure on Bayern Munich. It goes without saying that Borussia Dortmund will be a hard nut to crack for Wolfsburg.
Bundesliga Matchday 27: Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund Fantasy Tips
For Wolfsburg, Kevin Mbabu was their greatest player in the game against Augsburg on Matchday 26 and he should be the captain of your fantasy eleven. Apart from him, Renato Steffen and Paulo Otavio also had a great last game and can be the captain/vice-captain of your fantasy eleven.
For Borussia Dortmund, Julian Brandt and Raphael Guerreiro were the best players on the pitch against Schalke and can be the captain of your fantasy eleven. Apart from him, Erling Haaland, Thorgan Hazard, and Achraf Hakimi can also be considered as the captain/vice-captain of your fantasy eleven.
Bundesliga Matchday 27: Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund Predicted XI
Wolfsburg Predicted XI: Koen Casteels, Renato Steffen, Kevin Mbabu, Paulo Otávio, John Brooks, Yannick Gerhardt, Maximilian Arnold, Admir Mehmedi, Xaver Schlager, Josip Brekalo, and Wout Weghost.
Borussia Dortmund Predicted XI: Roman Burki, Mats Hummels, Manuel Akanji, Łukasz Piszczek, Achraf Hakimi, Raphael Gurreiro, Thomas Delaney, Mahmoud Dahoud, Thorgan Hazard, Erling Haaland, and Julian Brandt.
Bundesliga Matchday 27: Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund Live Streaming Details
The remainder of Bundesliga matches will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. After a break of two months, Star Sports will telecast live action of the Bundesliga on Star Sports Select 1/HD & Star Sports Select 2/HD from May 16 onwards.
How to watch Bundesliga in India online? Fans can also tune in to Disney+Hotstar to watch the live matches online, either on their official website or the app.