Augsburg 1-1 Wolfsburg: The Wolves fail to hold onto advantage

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On Saturday, Augsburg and Wolfsburg played out a 1-1 draw at the WWK Arena. Both sides arrived on the back of wins. Augsburg were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games against Schalke away and Bayern Munich at home, by 3-2 and 1-0 respectively. Wolfsburg were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-2 victory against Stuttgart. Augsburg are now in 9th place, with 13 points from 9 matches, while Wolfsburg sit in 13th, with 9 points from 9.

The Wolves started the first half well, when Yannick Gerhardt gave them the lead, 27 minutes in, ending the first half 1-0.

Fuggerstädter started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, when Robert Gumny found the net, 55 minutes in. The match ended wih a 1-1 draw.

Substitutions for Augsburg included Mads Pedersen and Daniel Caligiuri for Ruben Vargas and Fredrik Jensen, respectively. Wolfsburg brought on Josuha Guilavogui, Lukas Nmecha and Kevin Paredes, to replace Jakub Kaminski, Omar Marmoush and Patrick Wimmer.

There were bookings for Maximilian Bauer, Carlos Gruezo, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Iago and Daniel Caligiuri from Augsburg, and Yannick Gerhardt, Paulo Otavio and Josuha Guilavogui, for Wolfsburg.

Augsburg will next play FC Köln away, with Wolfsburg facing B Mönchengladbach at home.

Technical card:
Augsburg:Tomas Koubek, Robert Gumny, Maximilian Bauer, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Iago, Ruben Vargas (Mads Pedersen, min.66), Carlos Gruezo, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Fredrik Jensen (Daniel Caligiuri, min.86), Ermedin Demirovic and Florian Niederlechner
Wolfsburg:Koen Casteels, Ridle Baku, Maxence Lacroix, Micky Van de Ven, Paulo Otavio, Patrick Wimmer (Kevin Paredes, min.75), Felix Nmecha, Maximilian Arnold, Yannick Gerhardt, Jakub Kaminski (Josuha Guilavogui, min.68) and Omar Marmoush (Lukas Nmecha, min.75)
Stadium:the WWK Arena
Goals:Yannick Gerhardt (0-1, min. 27) and Robert Gumny (1-1, min. 55)