Schalke from Gelsenkirchen will host Augsburg in the final match of the eighth round of the Bundesliga.
SchalkeThe team of Frank Kramer in the last round before the pause for the matches of national teams played unsuccessfully and was defeated.
Schalke lost to Borussia Dortmund on the road with a score of 0:1. Although the score does not look particularly sad, but the Highlanders played exclusively from defense and for the entire match Schalke never hit the opponent's goal. And the Dortmund club scored the only goal in the 79th minute.
According to the results of seven rounds, Schalke has only six points and as a result, the team still shares 13-14 places with Hertha Berlin.
Schalke also played a friendly match with a modest Gutersloch team on September 22. Due to the difference in class , Frank Kramer's team calmly won a crushing victory with a score of 3:0. Danny Latza and Simon Terodde scored goals for the Miners (double).
AugsburgBut the team of Enrico Masena, in turn, before the pause for the matches of the national teams, scored a good move and was able to win two victories in a row.
At the same time, in the last round, Augsburg made a big sensation and won a minimal victory over Bayern Munich on their own field. Augsburg played well from defense and as a result, only one goal was scored in this match, although much more chances were created, but Rafal Gikevich also played reliably that evening. And the goal was scored in the 59th minute, Mergim Berisha scored from Iago's pass.
As a result, Augsburg scored nine points in seven rounds, which allows Enrico Masen's team to share 10-11 places in the standings.
On September 22, Augsburg also played a friendly match, the Fuggers had a modest Austrian club Austria Lustenau as rivals, the meeting ended with a score of 5:2. Augsburg won the first half with a score of 3:1. At the same time, Mergim Berisha showed himself especially well in this meeting, who designed poker. And at the end of the meeting, Mads Pedersen scored another goal.
Augsburg and Schalke played each other for the last time on July 17 as part of a friendly meeting. Then the teams played each other in a 1-1 draw.
ForecastIn this match, Schalke is considered by the bookmakers to be a fairly clear favorite.
Augsburg have problems with the squad, but still here Enrico Masen's team is quite capable of catching on at least for a draw. We suggest you to bet on X2.