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Having finished the last Bundesliga season in tenth place, Fortuna Düsseldorf once again want to have a solid season and establish their place in the league’s middle tier. Headcoach Friedhelm Funkel, one of the most experienced coaches in Germany, faces a difficult task though, as the team’s shape changes. Especially the loss of Benito Raman and Dodi Lukebakio is not easy to compensate, bearing in mind that costly signings do not fit Düsseldorf’s budget. Therefore, the management decided to loan some players like Lewis Baker from Chelsea, Erik Thommy from Stuttgart and Bernard Tekpetey from Schalke. The only player costing them a transfer fee, Nana Ampomah from Beveren, was signed for an amount of four million Euros.

Given these circumstances, a functioning team with high tactical quality will be crucial in order to stay in the league. This tactical preview will be a tactical analysis of Düsseldorf’s pre-season games. We will examine the strengths and weaknesses of Düsseldorf and provide a scout report for the upcoming season based on their tactics.

If you want to read the full tactical preview of Fortuna Düsseldorf’s 2019/20 season, head over to totalfootballanalysis.com or click HERE

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