Match Date: Sat, 30-Nov-19
Kick-Off Time: 14:30 GMT
FC Koeln‘s last game in the Bundesliga – 2019/2020 was on Sat, 23-Nov-19. The match ended in a L for this game’s hosts with a final score of RasenBallsport Leipzig 4 : 1 FC Koeln.
Augsburg‘s last game in the Bundesliga – 2019/2020 was on Sun, 24-Nov-19. The match ended in a W for this game’s guests with a final score of Augsburg 4 : 0 Hertha Berlin.
Augsburg are currently sitting higher in the league table. They are in slot number 12 in the standings. After 12 rounds so far, they have 13 points from 3 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. The team scored 17 goals and conceded 24 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -7.
FC Koeln are number 17 in the league table standings. After 12 rounds so far, they have 7 points from 2 wins, 1 draws and 9 losses. The team scored 11 goals and conceded 27 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -16.
Achim Beierlorzer, now immediately working his magic at Mainz, paid the price for a poor run of results with the axe. Markus Gisdol, who has saved Hoffenheim and Hamburg from relegation in the past, took over as coach.
Anthony Modeste, who Gisdol knows from his Hoffenheim days, may get the nod up front.
Promising left-back Noah Katterbach has made a quick recovery from a muscle tear and could return to the squad.
German international Jonas Hector is expected to play at left-back, with Belgian Birger Verstraete coming into midfield after recovering from a knee injury.
Vincent Koziello has injured his ankle and is still ruled out.
Expect coach Martin Schmidt to keep faith with the side that thrashed Hertha Berlin 4-0 last weekend.
Jeffrey Gouweleeuw recovered from a long-standing injury to immediately strengthen a porous defence with a clean sheet last week.
Striker Alfred Finnbogason will not play again this year after picking up a shoulder injury on international duty with Iceland.
Michael Gregoritsch is available again after apologising for comments about the club.
Marco Richter has a thigh injury and will be assessed nearer the game.
Carlos Gruezo is still struggling with an ankle injury.
FC Koeln‘s top scorer this season is S. Terodde with 3 goals so far this season. E. Skhiri has assisted the most with 2 assists since the start of the campaign.
Augsburg‘s top scorer this season is F. Niederlechner with 5 goals so far this season. R. Khedira has assisted the most with 2 assists since the start of the campaign.
Head To Head
When it comes to direct head to head meetings between these two sides, FC Koeln‘s winning record is 0/6. The visitors’ record is 3/6. 3/6 is the draw record between them.
The last match between the two side was on 27-01-2018 and the final score was FC Koeln 1 : 1 Augsburg.
Both teams to score @ 1.90 – BET HERE
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.53 – BET HERE