Augsburg To Welcome Stuttgart For The Bundesliga Fixture

Akshay Sonawane
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Augsburg will be welcoming Stuttgart at the WWK, ARENA for the Bundesliga fixture at 8 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the 10th position with 19 points while the visitors have occupied the 11th spot with 18 points.

Augsburg played 14 matches out of which they won and lost five games each, they had a draw on four occasions. Stuttgart, on the other hand also had 14 games, they won and lost four games each, and drew six matches.

Stuttgart have performed well after their promotion to the top-flight but recently they have been out of form. They couldn’t register a single win in their last three games and need to win games to get back in contention for the European places.

Augsburg also has been inconsistent. They have to be at their best to clinch a victory in their upcoming game against Stuttgart.

In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Augsburg clearly has the upper hand if you consider the last six matches. Augsburg was victorious thrice against Stuttgart while lost to them on two occasions. In the last encounter between the two teams, Augsburg beat Stuttgart 6-0.

Fredrik Jensen, Jan Moravek, and Raphael Framberger have been ruled out due to injuries. Alfred Finnbogason is likely to miss the game due to an ankle injury. Jeffrey Gouweleeuw is suspended after picking his fifth yellow card of the season. Robert Gumny could be replacing Goumeleeuw in the upcoming game.

Daniel Didavi returns for Stuttgart but it remains to be seen if he will be given a start by Pellegrino. Erit Thommy to miss out on the upcoming game along with several others. Tanguy Koulibaly and Kostas Mavropanos could start on Sunday after they came off the bench against Leipzig.