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The Bundesliga 1 match at WWK Arena on Sunday will see home side Augsburg prepare for the visit of Arminia Bielefeld.
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Augsburg will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 2-1 Bundesliga 1 loss in their previous game against Borussia Dortmund.
In that match, Augsburg managed 30% possession and 6 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Augsburg was Andi Zeqiri (35'). Borussia Dortmund had 20 shots on goal with 4 on target. Raphaël Guerreiro (10') and Julian Brandt (51') scored for Borussia Dortmund.
Augsburg have been quite ineffective in attack in recent times. Their sum of goals equals just 3 against opposition teams during their previous six outings. In those meetings, Augsburg have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 9.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Bayer Leverkusen in Bundesliga 1 action, Arminia Bielefeld and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Arminia Bielefeld had 34% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, Bayer 04 Leverkusen got 18 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Moussa Diaby (18'), Patrik Schick (24', 57') and Kerem Demirbay (91') scored for Bayer Leverkusen.
The stats don’t lie, and Arminia Bielefeld have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 10 goals in total. Defensively, Arminia Bielefeld have been far from perfect. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall persist in this upcoming game.
Ahead of this meeting, Arminia Bielefeld are without a win away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head results stretching back to 22/08/2009 shows that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for Arminia Bielefeld. They’ve not managed to get any wins at all while Augsburg have been too good for them, winning in 83% of those games played.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them for Augsburg and 2 coming from Bielefeld. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The last league game between these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 29 on 17/04/2021 when the final score was Augsburg 0-0 Arminia Bielefeld.
In that game, Augsburg had 51% possession and 10 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Arminia Bielefeld got 9 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Markus Schmidt.
Team News: Augsburg
Florian Niederlechner (Groin Surgery), Jan Morávek (Tear in the abductor muscle), Rubén Vargas (Influenza), Niklas Dorsch (Influenza), Alfred Finnbogason (Achilles tendon problems), André Hahn (Influenza), Iago (Shoulder Injury) and Felix Uduokhai (Knock) will not be taking part for Augsburg boss Markus Weinzierl.
Team News: Arminia Bielefeld
Out of a mainly full-strength squad, there’s just the sole fitness issue for the Arminia Bielefeld gaffer Frank Kramer to contend with. Patrick Wimmer (Adductor problems) won’t be playing here.
We’re thinking that Arminia Bielefeld have the ability to score against this Augsburg team, but it isn’t expected to be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 win for Augsburg by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: WWK Arena (30,660)
Captain: Jeffrey Gouweleeuw
Chairman: Klaus Hofmann
Manager: Markus Weinzierl
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 15, DFB-Pokal (Second Round)
⭐ Key Player: Florian Niederlechner
Usually taking up the Striker position, Florian Niederlechner was born in Ebersberg, Germany. Having played his first senior match for Unterhaching in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 7 appearances.