In this week 7 match on the 2nd of October, Borussia Dortmund will host Augsburg in a clash of the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund is fresh off their 4-2 win against Union Berlin. Raphaël Guerreiro struck first for Borussia Dortmund in the 10th minute, then Erling Braut Håland added another in the 24th minute. Borussia Dortmund should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 17 points in their last 10 matches, while augsburg is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Borussia M’gladbach. Florian Niederlechner scored the first goal for Augsburg in the 80th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Borussia M’gladbach was frustrated by Augsburg’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Augsburg ended the match with the shutout victory. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 10 points in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season. Last season these teams were evenly matched with 1 win apiece. Borussia Dortmund is fortunate enough to have Erling Braut Håland in top form. In the last 5 matches the attacker has scored six goals
Borussia Dortmund will be without Thorgan Hazard, Mate Morey, Nico Schulz, Emre Can, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marcel Schmelzer, Marwin Hitz, Giovanni Reyna and Soumaula Coulibaly, while Markus Weinzierl’s Augsburg squad will be without Tobias Strobl, Jan Morávek and Alfreð Finnbogason.