The Bavarians are looking to stay four points clear at the top of Bundesliga standings with a win at WWK Arena on Wednesday. Take a look at our Augsburg vs Bayern Munich Preview.
Augsburg Recent Form & Team News
After losing 2-0 vs Bremen at the weekend, Augsburg lie mid-table and now need a minor miracle to get into European competition for 2021/22. In addition, Augsburg are the only Bundesliga team yet to score in the opening half-hour of play.
Augsburg have recovered just two points (of 27) from the nine home league matches to see them concede first since the end of 2019/20’s enforced break (D2, L7). Yet, their home form since the start of November has been particularly dire (D2, L3) with Augsburg conceding the +1 handicap in all three defeats, while conceding exactly twice in the second half each time.
Player to watch: Marco Richter recently scored Augsburg’s first home goal of 2021 (L 1-4) – three of his last five goals have been equalizers.
Heiko Herrlich will be without Iago (neck), Raphael Framberger (muscle), Fredrik Jensen (ankle), and Jan Moravek (muscle).
Bayern Munich Recent Form & Team News
Bayern Munich travel here as rich favorites, winning 62.5% of their away league matches entered as favorites this term. They took 26 of the last 30 points available from their last ten Bundesliga H2Hs vs Augsburg (W8, D2), with five of the last seven wins coming after a HT lead.
Leading at HT in 11 of their last 14 away league wins, with an average HT winning margin of 2.00 across those 11 games, Bayern have scored at least once between the 31st minute and HT in each of their last 11 away league victories. They netted 13 times in that period across those wins, and six (46.15%) of those 13 goals proved decisive in victory.
Player to watch: Robert Lewandowski is the expected headline stealer. His goals directly gaining Die Roten an average of 1.75 points per match across their last four won/drawn away in the league.
Hot stat: A 84.62% majority (11) of Bayern’s last 13 Bundesliga wins vs Augsburg have seen them win the second half to-nil.
Hans-Dieter Flick cannot count on Joshua Zirkzee (suspension), while Serge Gnabry (muscle) is qustionable to feature on Wednesday.
We conclude Bundesliga Round 17 action with our Augsburg vs Bayern Munich Preview. Come back before the kick-off to see confirmed lineups and get LIVE HD streaming link for this game!
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