Prediction, team news, and lineups for Bayer Leverkusen vs. Augsburg
Prediction, team news, and lineups for Bayer Leverkusen vs. Augsburg: In the second game week of the German Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen will play Augsburg at the BayArena today.
The hosts’ league season got off to a bad start when they lost to Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in their first game. They had a few chances to score, but they were unable to do so, and they lost their third game in a row against the Black and Yellows. Leverkusen will play at home for the first time this season. They need to get their first three points now.
Augsburg, on the other hand, had an even worse first day than their hosts. They lost 4-0 to Freiburg. All four goals came in the second half, and one of them was scored by Michael Gregoritsch, who used to play for Fuggerstadt.
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Augsburg Head-to-Head
Leverkusen and Augsburg will play each other for the 25th time today. The home team has won 16 of the 17 times they’ve played Augsburg, while Augsburg has only won once. Seven times, neither team has won or lost. The last time these two teams played in the league, Leverkusen won 5-1.
Last five games
Bayer Leverkusen: L-L-W-D-W
Bayer Leverkusen vs Augsburg Estimated Players
Bayer Leverkusen (4-2-3-1): Andrey Lunev; Jeremie Frimpong, Edmond Tapsoba, Jonathan Tah, Piero Hincapie; Exequiel Palacios, Kerem Demirbay; Moussa Diaby, Sardar Azmoun, Adam Hlozek; Patrik Schick.
Augsburg (3-5-2): Rafael Gikiewicz; Maximilian Bauer, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Felix Uduokhai; Daniel Caligiuri, Arne Maier, Carlos Gruezo, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Iago; Andre Hahn, Ermedin Demirovic.
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Augsburg – What is the prediction?
Leverkusen has lost the last two games in a row and has only won two of their last six games in all competitions. They haven’t lost in their previous four games at home, though, so they’ll feel good about their chances here.
Conversely, Augsburg has only won one of its last six games in all competitions. Moreover, they haven’t done well in this matchup in the past, so they could lose here.
Prediction: Leverkusen 2-1 Augsburg.