FC Augsburg host SC Freiburg in the WWK ARENA in the final Bundesliga match of matchday six on Sunday evening (18:00 CEST). FCA want to win at home for the first time this season and confidence is high after an impressive performance away in Munich on Tuesday night. Here are the facts you need to know ahead of our home clash with Freiburg.
Home advantage: FC Augsburg have never lost to Freiburg at home in the Bundesliga. There have been two FCA victories and four draws since the club were promoted into the German top flight.
Most saves in the Bundesliga: Andreas Luthe made eight saves on Tuesday night as he helped FCA to a 1-1 draw against Bayern – the highest number of saves made by a goalkeeper in a single match so far this Bundesliga season.
Facing his former club: Jonathan Schmid played for SC Freiburg between 2008-2015, making 131 appearances fort he club. Schmid was also involved in 47 goals for the club, scoring 22 and providing 25 assists. Schmid left Freiburg to join Hoffenheim, where he spent just one season before joining FCA.
Former teammates who suffered relegation together: FCA’s André Hahn and Freiburg’s Luca Waldschmidt were teammates last season at Hamburg. Both were part of the squad that suffered the club’s first relegation from the Bundesliga in history.
Goals guaranteed: So far this season, FC Augsburg have scored at least one goal in every game they have played in.
Multiple goalscorers: Each of FCA’s seven goals so far this season have been scored by different players.
Defensive weaknesses away from home: SC Freiburg have conceded at least one goal in each of their last six Bundesliga matches away from home. They conceded three goals last year as Alfred Finnbogason’s hat-trick helped FCA to a 3-3 draw.