AUGSBURG. Schalke 04 was capable to capture a draw against FC Augsburg with a late goal from M. Bülter scored in the (90′) after FC Augsburg got a lead with a goal from A. Maier (51′). Schalke 04 was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%)
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 Daniel Schlager assisted by Sven Waschitzki and Arno Blos. The 4th official was Robert Kempter. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.8 degrees Celsius or 62.26 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 40%.
Schalke 04 had a superior ball possession 58% while FC Augsburg was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Schalke 04 had a more offensive attitude with 62 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Schalke 04 to win the match.
FC Augsburg shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Schalke 04 shot 14 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.
FC Augsburg received 4 yellow cards (Rubén Vargas, Rafal Gikiewicz, I. Cardona and Jeffrey Gouweleeuw). On the other side, Schalke 04 received 4 yellow cards (Éder Balanta, Alex Kral, Moritz Jenz and Michael Frey).
(FC Augsburg) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (53′).
After this encounter, FC Augsburg will have 28 points to hold in the 12th place. Regarding the opposition, Schalke 04 will have 21 points like Hertha BSC to remain in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, FC Augsburg will play away with RB Leipzig on the 15th of April with a 8-3 head to head in favor of RB Leipzig (6 draws).
Schalke 04 will host Hertha BSC on the 14th of April with a 17-7 head to head stats in favor of Schalke 04 (6 draws).
FC Augsburg – Formation
FC Augsburg started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Enrico Maaßen decided to play with the following team: Rafał Gikiewicz, Robert Gumny , Maximilian Bauer , Jeffrey Gouweleeuw , Iago , Arne Maier , Arne Engels , Elvis Rexhbeçaj , Ruben Vargas , Mergim Berisha and Ermedin Demirović .
The home team had on the bench: Dion Drena Beljo, Julian Baumgartlinger , Mads Pedersen, Renato Veiga , Kelvin Yeboah, Irvin Cardona , Daniel Caligiuri, Fredrik Jensen and Tomáš Koubek.
FC Augsburg could not rely on the presence of Julian Baumgartlinger (injured) and Mads Pedersen (injured).
FC Augsburg made 5 changes: M. Bauer for Renato De Palma Veiga (46′), Elvis Rexhbecaj for Julian Baumgartlinger (74′), Mergim Berisha for Drena Dijon (74′), Rubén Vargas for Irvin Cardona (74′) and Arne Maier for Mads Pedersen (85′).
Best player: Jeffrey Gouweleeuw
The player that probably impressed the most for FC Augsburg was Jeffrey Gouweleeuw.
His rating iswith 40 passes (67% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10.
Schalke 04 – Formation
Schalke 04 started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Thomas Reis played with: Ralf Fährmann, Cedric Brunner , Maya Yoshida , Moritz Jenz , Henning Matriciani , Alex Král , Éder Balanta , Tom Krauß , Kenan Karaman , Michael Frey and Marius Bülter .
They had on the bench: Niklas Tauer, Alexander Schwolow, Rodrigo Zalazar, Simon Terodde , Joey Muller, Sidi Sané, Leo Greiml, Tobias Mohr and Mehmet Aydin .
Schalke 04 could not rely on the presence of Simon Terodde (injured).
Schalke 04 made 4 changes: Éder Balanta for Rodrigo Zalazar Martínez (35′), H. Matriciani for Tobias Mohr (63′), Kenan Karaman for Simon Terodde (68′) and Cédric Brunner for Mehmet-Can Aydin (68′).
Best player: Tom Krauß
The player that probably impressed the most for Schalke 04 was Tom Krauß.
His rating iswith 25 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.