16 May 2020 live
Augsburg vs Wolfsburg – Bundesliga Match Preview, Kick-Off Time & Match Prediction
This Saturday, Augsburg will return to football action at home against Wolfsburg at the 30,660-capacity stadium known as WWK Arena. Fans from all over the world are anxiously awaiting the resumption of the Bundesliga after weeks of suspension and a nationwide lock-down due to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic in all of Europe. Unfortunately, fans will not be allowed into the stadium – a condition imposed by the German FA in collaboration with the German authorities to further curb the spread of Corona Virus.
This will be FC Augsburg 26th league appearances of the season. Augsburg has lost their last three league games and drawn once. They have only one victory in the last six matches; WLDLLL and are placed 14th on the league table with 7W, 6D and 12L. After their last 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich, Martin Schmidt was sacked on 9 March 2020 and was replaced with Heiko Herrlich. It is likely new coach, Heiko Herrlich will use a 4-1-4-1 formation against Wolfsburg with Lorian Niederlechner leading the front line. Lorian has 6 assists and 11 so far this season.
Meanwhile, Wolfsburg who came off with a 0-0 draw against RB Leipzig in their last match will be itching for a victory on Saturday. They haven’t lost a single game in their last six Bundesliga matches; WDWWDD and are rightly placed 7th on the table. Wolfsburg have 9W, 9D and 7L in 25 Bundesliga appearances. Thanks to a goal scoring average of 1.4 goals per game, the German side boasts of 34 goals this season. Coach Oliver Glasner of Wolfsburg might play a 4-4-2 formation against Augsburg. Highest goal scorer of the team, Wout Weghorst with 11 goals and 3 assists is expected to lead the attack.
The first leg of this tie ended 0-0. Before then, they met on the 18th of May 2019 and Augsburg lost by a wide margin (8-1) to Wolfsburg. Both sides shouldn’t have any major injury or fitness worries thanks to the elongated period of temporary league suspension.
A 2-0 victory for VFL Wolfsburg is predicted at the end of this game.
Date: Saturday, 16th of May, 2020.
Venue: WWKA Arena.
Kick-off time: 16:30 (GMT +2).
Match Day: 26.
What time is kick off?
The match begins at 13:30.
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