Dortmund vs Augsburg PREVIEW & PREDICTION 17/08/2019

On Saturday, starting at 14:30 pm, the match Dortmund – Augsburg will be played in the first round of the Bundesliga, the 2019/2020 edition. There were 7 goals scored at Augsburg’s last visit to Signal Iduna Park, 4-3 for Saturday’s hosts. It was the first success after two draws with the same 1-1 score, and in the return of last season, Augsburg won by 2-1 on their own arena.

Dortmund scored at least 3 goals in 8 of the 16 direct matches in the Bundesliga, and the Iberian striker Paco Alcacer scored 4 goals in 55 minutes against Augsburg, including a hat trick from the reserve bank, in that 4-3 the previous season. Augsburg only scored two successes in front of “Yellow-Blacks”, the last one in March this year, score 2-1. The vice-champion of Germany, also prepared by Lucien Favre, started the season with a triumph in the Super Cup, 2-0 with Bayern. On the opposite side, Augsburg, under the leadership of Martin Schmidt, ended miserably the previous edition, and now has left the German Cup in the first round, contrary to Dortmund’s performance, easy success with 2-0. “Yellow-Blacks” should register a conclusive victory in front of the Bavarian group, and the successes will shout their presence!

Probable teams

Dortmund: Bürki – Piszczek, Akanji, Hummels, Schulz – Weigl, Witsel – Sancho, Reus (c), Hazard – Alcacer
Coach: Lucien Favre

Augsburg: Koubek – Teigl, Suchy, Khedira, Pedersen – Gruezo, Baier (c) – Hahn, Gregoritsch, Richter – Niederlechner
Coach: Martin Schmidt

PREDICTION: Over 2,5 goals @ 1,43