Werder Bremen host away side Augsburg at Weserstadion in the Bundesliga 1 tie on Saturday.
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Werder Bremen will play in this game following a 1-1 Bundesliga 1 stalemate against Bayer Leverkusen.
In that match, Werder Bremen managed 27% possession and 2 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Werder Bremen was Ömer Toprak (52'). Bayer 04 Leverkusen got 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Patrik Schick (70') scored for Bayer Leverkusen.
In their preceding six games, Florian Kohfeldt's Werder Bremen have celebrated scoring 6 times resulting in an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Coming into this meeting, Werder Bremen haven’t won at home in the past 5 matches in the league. Things will have to change soon.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Stuttgart in Bundesliga 1 action, Augsburg will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Augsburg had 43% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Augsburg was Marco Richter (46'). For their opponents, VfB Stuttgart got 26 shots at goal with 10 of them on target. Nicólas González (10'), Silas Wamangituka (29'), Gonzalo Castro (61') and Daniel Didavi (87') scored for Stuttgart.
Heiko Herrlich's Augsburg have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 5 times in the course of their previous six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period adds up to 11.
Their previous form shows that Augsburg:
- have left without a victory over Werder Bremen when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings going back to 29/10/2017 tells us that Werder Bremen have won 4 of them and Augsburg 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 in total at an average of 4 goals per meeting.
The last league match featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 20 on 01/02/2020 when it ended Augsburg 2-1 Werder Bremen.
On that occasion, Augsburg managed 50% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Goals were scored by Tin Jedvaj (23' Own goal), Florian Niederlechner (67') and Ruben Vargas (82').
At the other end, Werder Bremen had 7 shots at goal with 1 on target.
The referee was Marco Fritz.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Nick Woltemade (Virus Infection), Patrick Erras (Problems with the hip flexor), Christian Groß (Calf Problems), Niclas Füllkrug (Ankle problems) and Milot Rashica (Hamstring Injury) won’t be available for Bremen manager Florian Kohfeldt.
Team News: Augsburg
Augsburg boss Heiko Herrlich has not got a full squad to pick from. Iago (Neck Injury), Raphael Framberger (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Fredrik Jensen (Ankle problems) can’t be considered. Marco Richter cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’ve got the feeling that Augsburg may well find it hard to breach the defence of this Werder Bremen side who we think should score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 advantage for Werder Bremen when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weserstadion (42,100)
Captain: Niklas Moisander
Chairman: Marco Bode
Manager: Florian Kohfeldt
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 13, DFB-Pokal (Third Round)
⭐ Star Player: Maximilian Eggestein
Normally used in the Centre Midfield position, Maximilian Eggestein was born in Hannover, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Werder Bremen in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 15 appearances.