Bundesliga – Stuttgart to face Augsburg on Match-day 12
This clash sees sixteenth placed Stuttgart, welcome twelfth placed Augsburg to the Mercedes Benz Arena.
Stuttgart’s campaign so far has seen them accrue eight points this season
Following two straight wins for Stuttgart in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Also, Stuttgart need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded four losses in their last five games. With eight points (1W, 5L and 5D), they are established in sixteenth position in the League having won one game, drawn five meetings, and lost five games.
Playing at home, Stuttgart have won one game, drawn two meetings, and lost three matches.
Victory for Stuttgart would take their points tally to 11 so far this season.
It is likely that one key players will miss Saturday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Michael Wimmer and his Stuttgart team.
Augsburg go into this fixture with 14 points secured
Also, with two draws in three matches, Augsburg need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. With a twelfth position in the league and 4 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, they currently have 14 points in the League having won four games, drawn two fixtures, and lost five meetings.
Augsburg will travel to Stuttgart with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with three victories and two defeats.
A victory for Augsburg would put them on 17 points.
Augsburg are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Enrico Maassen is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without nine of his key players
Stuttgart v Augsburg – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Augsburg with a greater number of wins. In the last 19 meetings, they have enjoyed nine wins, to Stuttgart’s eight victories. In addition, Augsburg have won seven out of 11 games when visiting Stuttgart. The last time both teams met in this competition The Reds secured a 3-2 home win.
Other players of note for Stuttgart are Silas Wamangituka and Wataru Endo with three goals each and for Augsburg are Mergim Berisha and Andre Hahn with two goals and two goals respectively.