Borussia Dortmund travel to SGL Arena to face fifteenth placed club Augsburg as they hope to continue their unbeaten form in German Bundesliga.
Dortmund are the most in-form team in Bundesliga and expects to keep the pressure on the league leaders Bayern Munich as season approaches the closing stages.
Augsburg have a big task in this game as they are winless in their last 4 games, they will need at least a point from this game to keep their spirits high and avoid the risk of dropping into the relegation zone.
Dortmund are currently running on a 9 match unbeaten run. While Augsburg are without a win in their last 4 games and have failed to win 9 of their last 10 matches in Bundesliga.
Dortmund has also won 5 of their last 6 matches in Bundesliga while Augsburg have won only 1 of their last 6 games Bundesliga. The Thomas Tuchel managed side have also kept a clean sheet in 7 of their last 8 league matches.
Dortmund are also on a scoring spree, they have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches in all competitions, while Augsburg have conceded at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 games in Bundesliga.
Ausburg: Team News
Gouweleeuw has return from suspension, handing them a boost. Jan-Ingwer, Trochowski and Daniel Opare are the injury issues they have.
Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1)
Hitz – Max, Klavan, Gouweleeuw, Verhaegh – Kohr, Baier – Caiuby, Koo, Esswein – Finngobas.
Dortmund: Team News
Gundogan is doubt for this clash due to minor injury but could still play if found fit before the match. Sven Bender is also a doubt.
Predicted line-up (4-3-3)
Burki – Durm, Hummels, Sokratis, Ginter – Gundogan, Weigl, Kagawa – Mkhitaryan, Reus, Aubameyang.
Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund: Head-To-Head Stats
Dortmund have won their last 4 away matches against Augsburg, Augsburg have only lost 1 game against Augsburg in their last 6 games.
Dortmund have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 games against Augsburg.
Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund: Prediction
Dortmund would like to keep up pressure with Bayern Munich as they are 5 points behind them, Dortmund will attack Augsburg from the 1st minute till the last whistle. the game will witness more than 2 goals and most of the goals is expected to be in favour of Dortmund.
My Prediction is Augsburg 1-3 Dortmund.