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Hertha Berlin come up against away side Augsburg at Olympiastadion Berlin in the Bundesliga 1 clash on Saturday.
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Hertha Berlin will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 2-0 Bundesliga 1 defeat in their last game at the hands of Union Berlin.
In that game, Hertha Berlin managed 57% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. 1. FC Union Berlin got 15 shots at goal with 5 on target. Taiwo Awoniyi (8') and Christopher Trimmel (30') scored for Union Berlin.
It’s been seldom in recent times that Hertha Berlin have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Hertha Berlin have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals during that time. That pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, of course.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Hertha Berlin:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Augsburg in their last 3 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Augsburg will go into this game after a 2-1 Bundesliga 1 win with the downing of Bayern Munich in their previous match.
In that match, Augsburg managed 21% possession and 5 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Augsburg, goals were scored by Mads Pedersen (23') and André Hahn (35'). At the other end, Bayern München got 18 shots at goal with 4 on target. Robert Lewandowski (38') scored for Bayern Munich.
The numbers tell their own story, and Augsburg have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals overall. At the back, Augsburg have clearly had some problems.
Coming into this meeting, Augsburg haven’t won away from home in the past 12 matches in the league. It's not a good run at all.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes dating back to 18/12/2018 shows us that Hertha Berlin have won 4 of them & Augsburg 1, with the number of drawn games being 1.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 overall which averages out at 3.83 goals per match.
The last league match featuring the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 24 on 06/03/2021 and the score finished Hertha Berlin 2-1 Augsburg.
In that game, Hertha Berlin had 65% possession and 17 shots on goal with 7 on target. The goalscorers were Krzysztof Piątek (62') and Dodi Lukébakio (89').
Augsburg had 8 attempts at goal with 4 on target. László Bénes (2') scored.
The referee was Florian Badstübner.
Team News: Hertha Berlin
The Hertha Berlin manager Pál Dárdai doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Augsburg
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from, the Augsburg manager Markus Weinzierl does not have any fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
We’re thinking that Augsburg will need things to go their way to breach the defence of this Hertha Berlin team who will likely end up scoring and staying ahead.
That’s why our selection here is for a good battle with a 1-0 advantage for Hertha Berlin at the end of the 90.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Olympiastadion Berlin (74,649)
Captain: Dedryck Boyata
Chairman: Werner Gegenbauer
Manager: Pál Dárdai
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 14, DFB-Pokal (Third Round)
🔑 Star Man: Jurgen Ekkelenkamp
Generally played in the Centre Midfield position, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp was born in Zeist, Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Jong Ajax in the 2017 - 2018 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 8 appearances.