Hoffenheim 1-0 Augsburg: Fuggerstädter leave Hoffenheim empty handed

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On Saturday, Augsburg suffer an away defeat to Hoffenheim at the Pre Zero Arena. Hoffenheim were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches in the competition. The most recent was against the Bayer Leverkusen away (3-0), the other to Bochum at home (3-2) whilst Augsburg were beaten 2-1 in the previous match against Mainz. As it stands, Hoffenheim are in 4th place, with 9 points from 4 matches, while Augsburg sit in 12th, with 3 points from 4.

Hoffenheim found the net first, when Dennis Geiger gave From Kraichgau region the lead, 38 minutes in. The score at half time was 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Hoffenheim included Sebastian Rudy, Pavel Kaderabek, Munas Dabbur, Jacob Bruun Larsen and Diadie Samassekou for Dennis Geiger, Robert Skov, Christoph Baumgartner, Georginio Rutter and Andrej Kramaric, repectively. Augsburg brought on Florian Niederlechner, Ruben Vargas, Lukas Petkov, Daniel Caligiuri and Carlos Gruezo for Ricardo Pepi, Ermedin Demirovic, Raphael Framberger, Arne Maier and Fredrik Jensen.

There were bookings for Grischa Promel from Hoffenheim, and Maximilian Bauer, for Augsburg.

Hoffenheim will next travel to Borussia Dortmund, while Augsburg will face Hertha at home.

Technical card:
Hoffenheim:Oliver Baumann, Kevin Akpoguma, Kevin Vogt, Ozan Kabak, Robert Skov (Pavel Kaderabek, min.62), Grischa Promel, Dennis Geiger (Sebastian Rudy, min.62), Christoph Baumgartner (Munas Dabbur, min.72), Angelino, Andrej Kramaric (Diadie Samassekou, min.80) and Georginio Rutter (Jacob Bruun Larsen, min.80)
Augsburg:Rafal Gikiewicz, Maximilian Bauer, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Raphael Framberger (Lukas Petkov, min.77), Mads Pedersen, Arne Maier (Daniel Caligiuri, min.77), Elvis Rexhbecaj, Iago, Fredrik Jensen (Carlos Gruezo, min.81), Ricardo Pepi (Florian Niederlechner, min.55) and Ermedin Demirovic (Ruben Vargas, min.56)
Stadium:the Pre Zero Arena
Goals:Dennis Geiger (1-0, min. 38)