Augsburg v Bayern Munich: Bundesliga Match-day 7

Augsburg vs Bayern Munich
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Augsburg at home against Bayern – Saturday – 3:30pm GMT – The WWK Arena.

Bayern, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in third place and 10 places above thirteenth placed Augsburg, going into the clash.

This season’s Bundesliga campaign, has so far seen Augsburg achieve six points

Enrico Maassen will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was Hertha and then Werder Bremen, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.

Also, suffering three losses in four meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Enrico Maassen’s Augsburg will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is thirteenth in the League and they have six points, that is, 2W, 4L and 0D having won two games and lost four meetings.

When Augsburg host Bayern, they will do so on the back of three losses on their own ground.

A victory for Augsburg would put them on 9 points.

Augsburg’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Enrico Maassen, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.

Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga season, has so far seen them gain 12 points, going into this game

Bayern dropped points against Stuttgart, only managing a 2-2 draw, having previously drawn 1-1 to Union Berlin, so the team will want to win this game to move their season forward.

Also, Bayern are quickly becoming the Bundesliga’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last three matches. With a third position in the league and 3 wins, 0 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 12 points in the League having won three matches and drawn three meetings.

Playing away from home, Bayern have won two games and drawn one game.

A win in this fixture would take Bayern Munich’s points to 15 in the League.

A solid defensive team

Bayern have shown a good defensive display, having so far only conceded five goals in their previous matches. Bayern are currently one of the best goal scoring teams in the Bundesliga, having so far netted 19 (18 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Jamal Musiala (4), Sadio Mane (3), and Joshua Kimmich (2).

Julian Nagelsmann could be missing up to three of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.

Augsburg v Bayern Munich – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Bayern with a greater number of wins. In the last 26 meetings, they have enjoyed 20 victories, to Augsburg’s four wins. Further, Bayern have left Augsburg with a win on fifteen out of 18 fixtures. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Fuggerstädter secured a 1-0 home win.

Players to watch

For Augsburg, Ermedin Demirovic has nettedtwo goals in six League games this Bundesliga Season, while Jamal Musiala is one of the top performing players after having scoredfour goals in six League matches this season for Bayern.

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