Bundesliga – Match-day 14: Union Berlin v Augsburg
It’s third v thirteenth in the League, as Union Berlin take on Augsburg on Wednesday.
Union Berlin’s Bundesliga season, has so far seen them gain 26 points, going into this game
Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Urs Fischer will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 and B Mönchengladbach 2-1
Also, Union Berlin keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 13 matches is astonishing this season and they are looking worthy of the aspiration to qualify for Champion’s League football. Their position is third in the League and they have 26 points, that is, 8W, 3L and 2D having won eight meetings, drawn two games, and lost three fixtures.
When Union Berlin host Augsburg, they will do so on the back of five wins and one dart on their own ground.
A win in this fixture, would take Union Berlin’s points from 26 to 29, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Union Berlin, in terms of goals scored (21). Their stand out attacking players have been Sheraldo Becker (6), Janik Haberer (3), and Jordan Siebatcheu (3). Union Berlin have conceded 14 goals.
Union Berlin’s squad has depth, but even so, Urs Fischer is likely to be missing two of they key players when they start Wednesday’s game.
This season’s Bundesliga campaign, has so far seen Augsburg achieve 14 points
Returning to match-winning form, following a defeat is always a tough challenge, but that is what Augsburg need now, after their loss to Eintracht Frankfurt at Wwk Arena.
Also, Augsburg need to get out of the losing habit, with seven recorded in the last 13 meetings. With 14 points (4W, 7L and 2D), they are established in thirteenth position in the League having won four fixtures, drawn two matches, and lost seven meetings.
Augsburg’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Union Berlin. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three fixtures and lost three games.
Augsburg will see 17 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Injury and illness have depleted Enrico Maassen’s Augsburg and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Wednesday’s match.
Union Berlin v Augsburg – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels both clubs have previously met each other 10 times with the result being four victories and five draws for Union Berlin. In addition, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on four occasions out of the last five fixtures, resulting in draws. February 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Union Berlin took all three points winning 2-0.
Other players of note for Union Berlin are Janik Haberer and Jordan Siebatcheu with three goals and three goals respectively and for Augsburg are Ermedin Demirovic and Mergim Berisha with five goals each.