Augsburg – FC Koln (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

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Augsburg vs FC Koln Prediction & Tips

Augsburg and Köln face at WWK Arena, in a match for the 31 th round of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 02‑01‑2021, Augsburg won away by (0‑1). At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 07‑06‑2020, in a match for the Bundesliga, they ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Max (88 ‘), for Augsburg, and by A. Modeste (85′), for Köln. In this match, the home advantage may play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in terms of results achieved at home and as a visitor.

After 9 wins, 6 draws and 15 losses, the home team is in the 11th position, having won 33 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Eintracht Frankfurt by (2‑0), after in the previous match they have tied (0‑0) at home, against Arminia Bielefeld. This is a stronger team when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. For the league, Augsburg won 12 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In 30 games played in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for this competition, there is 1 period that stands out: they scored 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).

Augsburg heads into this match with a 2-0 defeat on the trip to Frankfurt, thus adding the third consecutive encounter without winning in this Bundesliga. Usually the home team plays in 3-5-2 favoring defensive organization and counterattacks on the flanks. Right winger André Hahn is Augsburg’s top scorer with 7 goals scored. For this game, the home team cannot count on Tim Civeja due to physical problems.

The visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 26 points won, after 6 wins, 8 draws and 16 losses. In the penultimate game, they lost away against Bayer Leverkusen by (3‑0). In the last game, they won at home against RB Leipzig by (2‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches for the league, Köln has recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, so they have won 7 points out of 30 possible.

In this competition, they lost the last 5 games as a visitor. In the away matches for the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑0, which occurred in 6 of their 15 games. The team has not been very strong defensively, as they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games they have played in this competition. In 30 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 19 times and never managed to get around the result. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 15 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (46’ ‑ 60 ‘).

The team from Cologne comes motivated for this match after the victory, by 2-1, against RB Leipzig, putting an end to the three consecutive failures in this Bundesliga: the two goals of the team were stamped by Jonas Hector. In this match against Augsburg, coach Friedhelm Funkel will play in the usual tactical system, the 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of possession and organized attacks, mainly, through the corridors. Ondrej Duda remains the highlight with 5 goals and 6 assists. Out of this game are Sebastian Andersson, Ismail Jakobs and Jan Thielmann, all with physical problems.

Augsburg – FC Koln FREE TIPS

Augsburg – Win @ 2.25

Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80

Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90