FC Augsburg was placed at 11th position. They made 20 points in the table. They made good goals and assists. While Fortuna Dusseldorf was placed at 16th position. They made 12 points in the table. They made good goals and assists.Most of Augsburg’s defeats this season have been against teams near the top, so the hosts look the more likely winners against out-of-sorts Fortuna.
Winger Vargas returns from suspension but may have to settle for a place on the bench as Max, who moved into a more advanced role to replace him at Hoffenheim, scored twice. Midfielder Moravek will be assessed after sitting out the trip to Hoffenheim and Suchy, Gruezo, Gotze, Finnbogason and Framberger remain sidelined.
Coach Funkel will be desperately hoping that top-scorer Hennings recovers from the illness that kept him out on Saturday, while right-back Zimmer is also a doubt.
Tuesday 17th December, 2019 – 19:30 (UK)
FC Augsburg vs Fortuna Dusseldorf TV channel:
BT Sport have the rights to German Bundesliga matches in the UK
Predicted Line Ups:
Koubek; Lichtsteiner, Jedvaj, Gouweleeuw, Iago; Khedira, Baier; Hahn, Jensen, Max; Niederlechner
Suchy (Injured), Gruezo (Injured), Gotze (Injured), Finnbogason (Injured), Framberger (Injured) Moravek (Injured)
Steffen; Ayhan, Hoffmann, Adams; Thommy, Zimmermann, Morales, Giesselmann; Fink; Hennings, Kownacki
Karaman (Injured), Suttner (Injured), Stoger (Injured), Bodzek (Suspended) Zimmer (Injured), Hennings (Illness)
Head to Head Record:
FC Augsburg has won three matches and Fortuna Dusseldorf has won two matches.