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Borussia Dortmund come up against visiting team Augsburg at Signal Iduna Park in the Bundesliga 1 game on Sunday.
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Borussia Dortmund won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 4-2 Bundesliga 1 losing effort in their last game against Borussia Mönchengladbach.
In that match, Borussia Dortmund managed 61% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 10 on target. For Borussia Dortmund, the scorers were Julian Brandt (19') and Nico Schlotterbeck (40'). On the other side, Borussia Mönchengladbach got 11 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Jonas Hofmann (4'), Ramy Bensebaïni (26'), Marcus Thuram (30') and Kouadio Koné (46') scored for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Over their prior six games, Edin Terzić's Borussia Dortmund have hit the back of the net a combined total of 8 times resulting in an average number of goals per match of 1.33.
Their previous form shows that Borussia Dortmund:
- are unbeaten in the league by Augsburg in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against VfL Bochum in Bundesliga 1 competition, Augsburg will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Augsburg managed 55% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Bochum got 11 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Christopher Antwi-Adjei (58') scored for VfL Bochum.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving Augsburg, at least three goals have been struck. The average number of goals per game in that spell is 4, with the number of goals averaged by Augsburg being 1.5. Putting that to one side, we will just have to wait and see whether that pattern might continue on in this game or not.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Augsburg:
- have not won against Borussia Dortmund when having played them away from home in the previous 7 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings going back to 17/08/2019 shows that Borussia Dortmund have won 4 of them & Augsburg 1, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 25 overall at an average of 4.17 goals per meeting.
The last league match between the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 24 on 27/02/2022 when it ended Augsburg 1-1 Borussia Dortmund.
That day, Augsburg managed 35% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee (78').
For their opponents, Borussia Dortmund got 10 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Thorgan Hazard (35') scored.
The referee was Deniz Aytekin.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Thomas Meunier (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Abdoulaye Kamara (Medial Collateral Ligament Knee Injury) won’t be playing for Borussia Dortmund manager Edin Terzić.
Team News: Augsburg
Augsburg manager Enrico Maaßen has not got a full squad to pick from. Tobias Strobl (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Iago (Achilles tendon problems) and André Hahn (Cartilage Damage) won’t be making appearances. Mergim Berisha cannot play in this game through suspension.
It’s looking like Augsburg will need to play some great football to break down a Borussia Dortmund outfit who seem set to do really well if they play to their full potential.
We are anticipating a commanding 3-0 winning margin for Borussia Dortmund at the end of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Signal Iduna Park (81,365)
Captain: Marco Reus
Chairman: Reinhold Lunow
Manager: Edin Terzić
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 6, DFB-Pokal (Third Round), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Star Player: Youssoufa Moukoko
Normally played in the Striker position, Youssoufa Moukoko was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Having made his senior debut playing for Borussia Dortmund in the 2020 - 2021 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 6 league goals in this Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 14 appearances.