Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg
Even though both teams are in the lower part of the table, Werder is doing much better much better before this duel in the 21st of Bundesliga. They have won nine points more than Augsburg, which is just above the relegation zone before this round. Augsburg has celebrated in the last round after a long negative series, and they also celebrated in the Cup. Werder has also celebrated in the Cup, and they made four games without defeat. In the first part of the season Werder has celebrated with 3-2.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg begins 10.02.2019 at 15:30 CET
Werder is playing very good at the beginning of the second part of the season and they are undefeated for four games. They only celebrated once and that was in the first round against Hannover as guests, but the Cup also counts, although it was just after the penalty. It is not a simple victory because they have eliminated Borussia Dortmund. They played very bravely in this match and it was 3-3 after 120 minutes of the game. Their reservists Harnik and Pizarro were the heroes of the game, and goalkeeper Pavlenka during the penalty shoots. There will be no major changes in the composition, but Harnik is injured and out of action.
Probable lineups Werder Bremen: Pavlenka – Gebre Selassie, Langkamp, Moisander, Augustinsson – Bargfrede – M.Eggestein, Klaassen – J.Eggestein, Rashica – M.Kruse
Augsburg had ten matches without a win, and then they finally mastered Mainz with 3-0 in the last round. The hero of the match was Finnbogason who scored all three goals, of which two from the penalty. Before that game, they were left without center-back Hinteregger, who went to Eintracht, while Max remained on the bench. On Wednesday, they performed in a rather changed composition in the Cup and defeated Kiel with 1-0, although they were outplayed. Oxford will now be on the center-back, which will be the only change compared to the last round.
Probable lineups FC Augsburg: Kobel – J.Schmid, Danso, Oxford, Stafylidis – Khedira, D.Baier – Hahn, Gregoritsch, Ji Dong – Finnbogason
Even though Augsburg has also made two wins, Werder is playing much better recently. They are undefeated in the second part of the season and surely their confidence increased after they eliminated Borussia from the Cup. They should use it to master Augsburg in this duel.