Bundesliga | TSG 1899 Hoffenheim VS FC Augsburg; Sunday, 07 April at 21:30 GMT +8

Hoffenheim is aiming to improve on their 2-1 Bundesliga 1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen, where they had 32% possession and 6 shots at goal. Maximilian Beier scored for Hoffenheim, while Robert Andrich and Patrik Schick scored for Bayer Leverkusen. Hoffenheim has struggled to hold out for 90 minutes in recent games, giving up 12 goals in six of their previous six matches. They have not won against Augsburg in their previous two league matches.

Augsburg won a Bundesliga 1 tie with Cologne, securing a 1-1 draw. They managed 56% possession and 25 attempts on goal, with only one goal scored by Arne Maier. Cologne scored 12 attempts, with 2 on target. Augsburg’s defensive unit has scored 13 goals in their last six fixtures, while they have not won against Hoffenheim in their last three matches and have not been defeated in their previous two away league matches.

Hoffenheim boss Pellegrino Matarazzo may use a 3-4-1-2 formation with Oliver Baumann, Ozan Kabak, Florian Grillitsch, Tim Drexler, Pavel Kaderabek, and David Jurasek in the first half.

Augsburg boss Jess Thorup must select a team with limited availability, likely using a 4-3-1-2 system with a starting lineup of Finn Dahmen, Arne Engels, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Felix Uduokhai, Iago, Fredrik Jensen, Kristijan Jakic, Arne Maier, Ruben Vargas, Phillip Tietz.

Predicted lineups:

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Goalkeeper: Oliver Baumann
Defenders: Ozan Kabak, Pavel Kaderabek, Tim Drexler
Midfielders: Anton Stach, Florian Grillitsch, Umut Tohumcu, David Jurasek
Forwards: Wouter Weghorst, Andrej Kramaric, Maximilian Beier

FC Augsburg

Goalkeeper: Finn Dahmen
Defenders: Maximilian Bauer, Felix Uduokhai, Arne Engels, Mads Pedersen
Midfielders: Tim Breithaupt, Arne Maier, Pep Biel, Ruben Vargas
Forwards: Phillip Tietz, Dion Beljo

  • TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – 3 wins
  • FC Augsburg – 2 wins
  • Draws – 1

Over all competition record

Bundesliga Standings

Augsburg is expected to create chances to beat Hoffenheim, but may not prevent defeat. Hoffenheim is predicted to score 2-1 at full-time.

Winning probability:

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – 43%

Draw – 24%

FC Augsburg – 33%

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