Bundesliga – Match-day 11 Sees Augsburg take on RB Leipzig
Currently sitting in tenth place, Leipzig will travel to Augsburg, who are two places lower in the League and sit in twelfth place.
Augsburg go into this meeting with 13 points secured
Augsburg come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten FC Köln 3-2 at Rheinenergiestadion.
Also, Augsburg keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five games is astonishing this season. They currently stand twelfth in the League, with 13 points for a total of 4 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws having won four meetings, drawn one game, and lost five matches.
Playing at home, Augsburg have won one game, drawn one game, and lost three fixtures.
Augsburg will have 16 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Augsburg are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Enrico Maassen is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without seven of his key players.
It’s 15 points so far for RB Leipzig this season, going into this match
Leipzig will take a huge positive from their recent 3-2 win against Hertha at Red Bull Arena.
Also, Leipzig keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last seven meetings is astonishing this season. With a tenth position in the league and 4 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 15 points in the League having won four matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost three fixtures.
Playing away from home, Leipzig have drawn two meetings and lost three matches.
A victory for RB Leipzig would put them on 18 points.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Leipzig, in terms of goals scored (17). Their stand out attacking players have been Christopher Nkunku (7), Willi Orban (3), and Timo Werner (3). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Leipzig so far, having conceded 15 goals in their last games so far.
Leipzig’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Marco Rose, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.
Augsburg v RB Leipzig – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Leipzig with a greater number of wins. In the last 16 meetings, they have enjoyed nine wins, to Augsburg’s three victories. Also, Leipzig have been hugely successful away to Augsburg of late, winning 16 meetings times in the last nine. The last time they played each other in this competition Augsburg delivered a 4-0 home win.
Other players of note for Augsburg are Ermedin Demirovic and Andre Hahn with four goals both and for Leipzig are Willi Orban and Timo Werner with three goals and three goals respectively.