AUGSBURG. VfL Bochum 1848 beats FC Augsburg 1-0 after C. Antwi-Adjei scored just 1 goal (58′).
M. Berisha squandered a decisive penalty (60′). That would have allowed FC Augsburg to draw the match.
The match was played at the WWK Arena stadium in Augsburg on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Felix Brych with the support of Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp. The 4th official was Martin Petersen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6 degrees Celsius or 42.76 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 95%.
FC Augsburg had a superior ball possession 55% while VfL Bochum 1848 was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Augsburg was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, VfL Bochum 1848 was able to find the solution to win this encounter.
FC Augsburg shot 18 times, 3 on target, 15 off target. On the opposite side, VfL Bochum 1848 shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
FC Augsburg received 1 yellow card (M. Berisha). On the other side, VfL Bochum 1848 received 1 yellow card (J. Osei-Tutu).
After this encounter, FC Augsburg will stay with 15 points to hold in the 14th place. On the opposite side, VfL Bochum 1848 will have 13 points to sit in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, FC Augsburg will host Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 3rd of February with a 16-2 head to head in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).
VfL Bochum 1848 will host TSG Hoffenheim on the 4th of February with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of VfL Bochum 1848 (0 draws).
FC Augsburg – Formation
FC Augsburg started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Enrico Maaßen decided to play with the following team: Rafał Gikiewicz, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw , Reece Oxford , Felix Uduokhai , Robert Gumny , Carlos Gruezo , Elvis Rexhbeçaj , Iago , Florian Niederlechner , Mergim Berisha and Ermedin Demirović .
The home team had on the bench: Frederik Franck Winther, Fredrik Jensen, Lukas Petkov, Ruben Vargas , Daniel Caligiuri, Maximilian Bauer , Julian Baumgartlinger , Arne Maier and Tomáš Koubek.
FC Augsburg made 5 changes: J. Gouweleeuw for R. Vargas (27′), C. Gruezo for A. Maier (30′), R. Oxford for M. Bauer (77′), E. Rexhbecaj for J. Baumgartlinger (77′) and R. Vargas for L. Petkov (77′).
Best player: Ermedin Demirović
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Augsburg was Ermedin Demirović.
His rating iswith 13 passes (61% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.
VfL Bochum 1848 – Formation
VfL Bochum 1848 started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Thomas Letsch played with: Manuel Riemann, Cristian Gamboa , Vasilis Lampropoulos , Ivan Ordets , Danilo Soares , Kevin Stöger , Anthony Losilla , Konstantinos Stafylidis , Simon Zoller , Philipp Hofmann and Christopher Antwi-Adjei .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Jannes Horn, Silvère Ganvoula, Michael Esser, Philipp Förster, Erhan Mašović, Jordi Osei-Tutu , Patrick Osterhage , Saidy Janko and Gerrit Holtmann.
VfL Bochum 1848 made 5 changes: S. Zoller for P. Forster (64′), C. Antwi-Adjei for J. Osei-Tutu (74′), K. Stafylidis for P. Osterhage (74′), K. Stoger for E. Masovic (82′) and C. Gamboa for S. Janko (82′).
Best player: Manuel Riemann
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for VfL Bochum 1848 was the goalkeeper: Manuel Riemann. His rating is 7.85. He performed 5 saves.
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