FC Augsburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview 28/08/2021
On Saturday afternoon, Augsburg host Bayer Leverkusen at the WWK Arena, as the home team looks for their first win of the Bundesliga season.
Augsburg have picked up just one point from their two Bundesliga games so far this season. They kicked off their league campaign with a 4-0 home hammering at the hands of Hoffenheim before a more creditable 0-0 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt last time out.
The poor run of form continued from last season, as Augsburg has now won just one of their last nine games in the German top-flight, suffering six defeats in the process.
A lack of goals has been a worry for the home team. Only two teams scored fewer goals than the Fuggerstadter in the Bundesliga last season. They have opened the campaign with two blanks too.
Their home form has not been great either, as they have won just one of their last four Bundesliga games on home soil.
Bayer Leverkusen opened their campaign with a 1-1 draw at Union Berlin before a 4-0 demolition of Monchengladbach last time out. French winger Moussa Diaby has now scored in two straight Bundesliga matches. With Leon Bailey now departed, the youngster will be even more important to the visitors in attack this season.
The hammering of the Foals saw a four-game winless run in the Bundesliga dating back to last season end. On the flip-side, the visitors have lost just one of their last six matches in the German top-flight.
Bayer Leverkusen have been poor travellers of late, as they have won just one of their last 11 away games in the Bundesliga. Unusually for Bayer, they have struggled for goals in recent away matches, failing to score in four of their last six games on their travels.
PlusBet.net predicts that Bayer Leverkusen will end their recent away day blues by recording a victory in a high-scoring encounter.
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