FC Augsburg host Eintracht Frankfurt in the WWK ARENA on Saturday, 24th November (15:30 CET). After the climax of the international break, FCA will hoping to secure points at home to an in form Frankfurt side. Here are the facts you need to know ahead of the match:
History on FCA’s side: FC Augsburg have lost just one of their last eleven matches against Eintracht Frankfurt (five wins, five draws). The only defeat in this time came in April 2017 as Frankfurt ran out 3-1 winners. Saturday’s visitors haven’t won in each of their last six visits to Augsburgs (three draws, three defeats).
Dangerous attack in front of goal: FC Augsburg have scored 19 goals across their opening eleven matches of the season – a club record.
Record goalscorer: FCA striker Alfred Finnbogason has scored seven goals so far this season. No other Augsburg striker has achieved this feat.
Strong record against Frankfurt: Julian Schieber has scored four goals in eight previous matches against Frankfurt. Schieber has only scored on more occasions against Freiburg.
Poor previous fixtures: Kevin Trapp has faced FCA on seven previous occasions but has only kept one clean sheet and only recorded one victory. In this time, Trapp has conceded eleven goals.
Defensive weaknesses: In eleven of their twelve meetings with Augsburg, Frankfurt have conceded at least once. The only clean sheet was in a 0-0 draw in Augsburg.
Starting matches strongly: Augsburg are the only Bundesliga team not to concede in the opening half hour of a match so far this season.