Augsburg and Union Berlin meet at WWK Arena, in a match for the 2nd round of the Bundesliga. There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 12‑03-2011 and ended with the score: Union Berlin (0‑0) Augsburg. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team arrives on this 2nd day after a defeat in its premiere in the league, against Borussia Dortmund, for (5-1). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they register 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 36 suffered; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in his stadium, with 37 goals scored and 30 suffered. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Augsburg won 4 and lost 6. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has marked regularly , as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since in 22 of the last 24 matches there were more than 1.5 goals and in 19 of the last 24 there were more than 2.5 goals.
Augsburg arrives demotivated to this match, after having added another defeat, this time for the championship, against Borussia Dortmund, 5-1: Niederlechner scored the only goal of the team. Keep in mind that the home team had already lost against Verl, for the German Cup. Coach Martin Schmidt plays 4-2-3-1, favoring possession of the ball and organized attacks, but sometimes acts more directly. Niederlechner is the best gunner of the premises, with 1 goal scored. Unavailable due to injury will be Gotze, Córdoba, Iago and Framberger.
Union Berlin :
The visiting team comes to this 2nd day, after the defeat in its premiere in the league, against RB Leipzig, for (0-4) This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, since in the Last 30 matches record 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Union Berlin won 5, drew 4 and lost 1. Their defense has not been very solid, since they suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. There is a tendency to have goals in their away matches, since 23 of the last 27 games they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals.
The Berlin Union arrives demotivated to this match, after a strong defeat, 0-4, against Leipzig. It should be noted that the visitors had won by the German Cup, beating Halberstadt 0-6. In this away game against a rival who also lost at the premiere in the competition, coach Urs Fischer must keep the team 4-3-3, being the most advanced position occupied by Sebastian Andersson. For this match, the visiting coach can count on all his players.