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Bundesliga – Borussia Dortmund – Augsburg on Match-day 7

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This Saturday sees Dortmund go head to head with Augsburg at the Signal Iduna Park – Kick-off 3:30pm GMT.

Augsburg, currently sitting in fifteenth place, face the formidable task of an away trip to Dortmund, who currently sit fourth in the League.

This season’s Bundesliga campaign, has so far seen Borussia Dortmund achieve 12 points

Dortmund must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to B Mönchengladbach at the Borussia Park.

Dortmund keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four matches is astonishing this season and they are looking worthy of the aspiration to qualify for Champion’s League football. With fourth, they currently sit 12 points in the League having won four fixtures and lost two games.

When Dortmund host Augsburg, they will do so on the back of three victories on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Borussia Dortmund’s points to 15 in the League.

Going into Saturday’s game, Marco Rose without eight of his players, due to illness or injury.

Augsburg have so far accrued five points in this season of the Bundesliga

Augsburg will have doubtless licked their wounds, following their recent defeat to SC Freiburg at the Schwarzwald-Stadion. Markus Weinzierl’s men will hope that is enough to deliver a positive result in this match.

Markus Weinzierl knows that a run of three losses in six matches for his Augsburg side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With five points, they currently sit fifteenth in the League having won one game, drawn two games, and lost three meetings.

Augsburg have drawn two fixtures and lost one game of their three League matches playing away this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Augsburg’s points from 5 to 8, so far this season.

Augsburg are likely to be missing two of their key players when they start Saturday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Borussia Dortmund v Augsburg – Head-to-Head.

Dortmund and Augsburg have faced each other 21 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Dortmund’s favour (13 – 3). Additionally, twelve of the past 19 meetings between Dortmund and Augsburg have resulted in a Dortmund win. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was January 2021 and the score line ended up with a 3-1 away win for Die Borussen. In their previous clashes, both sides got on the scoresheet and it’s rated at 57.47% that they both score once more on Saturday.

The probability of a Dortmund win is 81.3 percent.

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