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The Bundesliga is back! True to the motto “the show must go on”, the DFL will start playing again in the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga. This weekend it continues with the already scheduled 26th matchday in the Bundesliga, where among other things the district derby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 is coming.
In the table cellar, on the other hand, there is an explosive match between two relegation candidates: Fortuna Düsseldorf meets SC Paderborn 07. The duel between the two cellar children was actually scheduled for Friday evening. DFL boss Christian Seifert decided, however, to postpone the match day to Saturday, May 16, in order to comply exactly with the requirements of politics.
Friedhelm Funkel, ex-coach of Fortuna Düsseldorf, praised the decision and the workload of the DFL to resume playing in the Bundesliga. Successor and current trainer Uwe Rösler expects a bumpy Bundesliga start when resuming due to the long game break and the resulting lack of familiarity.
For Fortuna Düsseldorf, the upcoming Saturday game against Paderborn is a real relegation hit. In the current table constellation, the home game is of great importance for the red-whites. The distance to the saving bank can possibly be minimized with the help of a rifle. Currently the gap to the table 15 is. four points.
As with all other Bundesliga clubs, Fortuna Dusseldorf has lacked match practice in the past two months. Accordingly, coach Uwe Rösler expects a bumpy Bundesliga restart. Before the compulsory break, the red and whites remained unbeaten three times in a row – including the away draw at the table neighbor from Mainz.
Fortuna had lost the away win at Mainz. Although the Rösler team was superior over long stretches, there was only one disappointing draw at the end – in line with the game. This left important points in the struggle for relegation. On Saturday afternoon, the Rhinelanders want to go for the first home win under Uwe Rösler.
At the end of February, Fortuna Düsseldorf played the last home game in the Merkur Arena. Despite a comfortable 3-0 half-time lead, there was only one draw for Uwe Rösler’s team in the end. For the fourth time in a row, Fortuna Düsseldorf remained without a home win this calendar year. It is quite possible that the losing streak will end this weekend.
In the home game against Paderborn, Uwe Rösler will have four injury-related injuries. In addition, the coach of the Red and Whites will also have to do without Captain Oliver Fink. The midfield veteran left the team quarantine for personal reasons and can therefore – according to the DFL concept – not participate in the game of the Rhinelanders.
Paderborn is one of the hottest relegation candidates this season. As in the 2014/15 season, an immediate relegation to the 2nd Bundesliga seems to be difficult to avoid. Even in the run-up to the current Bundesliga season, it was clear that the SCP was not going to have an easy season with the available funds and the squad.
There are not really many signs of a possible Paderborn miracle this season. After all, four games in a row were lost before the Bundesliga break – including important and groundbreaking games against Cologne (1: 2) and Mainz (0: 2). If SC Paderborn now loses the fifth game in a row, there will hardly be any realistic hopes for relegation.
Should head coach Steffen Baumgart actually still remain in the German upper house, the 48-year-old will definitely immortalize himself at the club, especially since the promotion to the Bundesliga was a real sensation for the East Westphalia club.
It was with the latest bankruptcy series that the game was paused. The restart in the Bundesliga is now under pressure. But there really aren’t many arguments for this. SC Paderborn is the third weakest offensive with 30 goals and the second weakest defensive in the Bundesliga with 54 goals.
Only Werder Bremen conceded more goals than the East Westphalia. Most recently there were nine goals conceded for the black and blue from Paderborn in the last four games. If nothing has changed in the defensive vulnerability during the break, a point win at Fortuna Düsseldorf will hardly be possible.
At least the hospital has shrunk in the bottom of the Bundesliga table. Only Streli Mamba, SCP striker, will be missing this weekend. For Baumgartner, the failure of his attacker is difficult to cope with. The 25-year-old offensive man from East Westphalia contributed to seven of his team’s goals.
Dusseldorf vs Paderborn head to head matches
26.10.19 BUN Paderborn Dusseldorf 2 : 0
20.01.17 CF Dusseldorf Paderborn 2 : 2
21.12.15 2BUN Paderborn Dusseldorf 0 : 0
02.08.15 2BUN Dusseldorf Paderborn 1 : 2
04.04.14 2BUN Paderborn Dusseldorf 1 : 2