FC Augsburg host SV Werder Bremen on Saturday (15:30 CEST) as the club look to return to winning ways in the WWK ARENA. FCA are looking for their first home win of the season against Bremen. Here are the facts you need to know ahead of the match.
Augsburg’s favourite Bundesliga opponents: Augsburg have won more Bundesliga matches against Bremen than any other Bundesliga team. FCA have won eight matches against the Green-Whites, the same amount of victories as Hamburg. FCA have also scored 27 Bundesliga goals against Werder, more than any other Bundesliga side.
Guaranteed goals: None of the 14 matches between FCA and Werder Bremen have ended in a goalless draw.
Secure when in the lead: FCA have never lost to Werder once thay have taken the lead against the Green-Whites (eight wins, one draw).
Captain’s celebration: Daniel Baier will make his 250th Bundesliga appearance and his 300th Augsburg appearance on Saturday against Bremen. He has made 221 Bundesliga appearances for FCA, more than any other player in club history.
A familiar face: Sebastian Langkamp made 37 Bundesliga appearances between 2011 and 2013 for FCA and scored four of his six goals for the club. The defender will make his return to the WWK ARENA on Saturday for the Green-Whites.
Specialist against Bremen: Michael Gregoritsch has scored six goals against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga, more than against any other team. The Austrian attacker scored a brace when the two sides met in Bremen as FCA secured a 3-0 away victory.
Vulnerable defence: Werder Bremen have only kept one clean sheet in their last 13 Bundesliga matches across this and last season. FCA will be looking to improve on their home record of only one win in their last seven matches.