In the match of the 8th round of the German championship, Schalke will host Augsburg at the Veltins Arena stadium. Starting at 15:30 GMT.
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Schalke, after 7 matches played, are in 15th place in the standings of the German championship with 6 points. The team was able to score 8 goals against the opponents, and conceded 14 into their own net.
The club showed poor results in the new season of the Bundesliga and was able to win only one match, in the 6th round against Bochum with a score (3-1).
In the last round, Schalke played away against Borussia Dortmund, where they lost with a minimum score (0-1).
And in the rest of the matches, the team played a draw with Stuttgart (1-1), devastatingly lost to Union Berlin (1-6), as well as two draws with Wolfsburg and Borussia Monchengladbach.
The team will show better results at home than on the road. Over the last three games at home, the hosts have 1 victory, a draw and a defeat.
The guests showed slightly better results and are currently in 12th place in the Bundesliga standings with 9 points after 7 matches. This team scored 5 times and conceded 10.
The club played very well in the last two rounds of the championship, where they managed to get victories in matches against Werder on the road (1-0), and also beat Bayern (1-0) at home.
Before that, the guests had a series of three defeats from Hertha (0-2), Hoffenheim (0-1), and Mainz (1-2).
As you know, the team scores very little, for 7 rounds only 5 goals, which is less than other rivals, only Bochum has the same number of goals (5).
As you know, in the last three games on a foreign field, Augsburg has 2 wins and one loss.
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Players to watch
Sebastian Polter scored his first goal for Schalke in their only league win this season and has an impressive four goals in seven head-to-head matches against Augsburg.
As for Augsburg, Mërgim Berisha played an important role, scoring a goal in the last two (1-0) wins. The football player scored the winning goal in the match against Bayern.
Head to Head
Schalke have won 11 of their last 22 matches between the teams. Augsburg won only two victories during this time, and the trophies were shared nine times.
Three games against Augsburg, claiming one win and two draws since losing (0-3) in May 2020.
FC Schalke form guide: W–L–W–D–L
Augsburg form guide: W–W–W–L–L
— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) October 2, 2022
|FC Schalke win 2.80||Draw 3.70||Augsburg win 2.37|
After stumbling into the new campaign, Augsburg appear to have made headway in recent weeks and are looking forward to a fourth straight win in all competitions.
The guests will take on a struggling Schalke team that failed to make a name for themselves in the top flight.
Prediction for this match: Augsburg not to lose – Х2.
- Total under (3.5) goals