FC Augsburg clutches a 2-1 win against SpVgg Greuther Fürth

AUGSBURG. FC Augsburg conquered SpVgg Greuther Fürth to win 2-1. A goal from M. Gregoritsch was decisive in the 85min.

FC Augsburg clutches a 2-1 win against SpVgg Greuther Fürth

AUGSBURG. FC Augsburg overcame SpVgg Greuther Fürth to win 2-1. A goal from M. Gregoritsch was decisive in the 85min. It was FC Augsburg to strike first with a penalty of D. Caligiuri at the 11′. Then it was a goal in the 24′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Gregoritsch gave the win to FC Augsburg in the 85′ minute with a goal.

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 Tobias Reichel with the support of Christian Bandurski and Guido Kleve. The 4th official was Nicolas Winter. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 22 degrees Celsius or 71.55 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 37%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 50 Ball Possession 50
Shots
  • 8 Total 7
  • 3 On Target 3
  • 5 Off Target 4
  • 1 Shots blocked 0
  • 100 Attack 90
  • 43 Dangerous attack 23
  • 68 Ball safe​ 78
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 21 Total 20
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 6

The overall ball possession was identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. FC Augsburg was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. SpVgg Greuther Fürth that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Attitude and shots

FC Augsburg had a more offensive attitude with 43 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Augsburg won the match​.

FC Augsburg shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, SpVgg Greuther Fürth shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

FC Augsburg received 2 yellow cards (D. Caligiuri and C. Gruezo). Talking about the opposition, SpVgg Greuther Fürth received 3 yellow cards (M. Christiansen, S. Griesbeck and S. Asta).

Match Timeline

1'
M. Christiansen- Yellow
D. Caligiuri(penalty)
11'
24'
J. Ngankam(goal)T. Raschl
C. Gruezo- sub ->N. Dorsch
39'
43'
S. Griesbeck- Yellow
46'
P. Seguin- sub ->M. Christiansen
M. Gregoritsch- sub ->M. Pedersen
46'
R. Framberger- sub ->R. Gumny
46'
64'
G. Jung- sub ->J. Ngankam
64'
J. Leweling- sub ->J. Willems
A. Finnbogason- sub ->F. Niederlechner
69'
73'
J. Green- sub ->T. Raschl
75'
S. Asta- Yellow
M. Gregoritsch(goal)
85'
87'
A. Pululu- sub ->T. Tillman
J. Moravek- sub ->A. Maier
88'
D. Caligiuri- Yellow
90'
C. Gruezo- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this match, FC Augsburg will have 38 points to sit in the 14th place. On the other side, SpVgg Greuther Fürth will stay with 18 points to hold in the 18th place.

Next matches

FC Augsburg – Formation

FC Augsburg started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Markus Weinzierl decided to play with the following team: .

FC Augsburg could not rely on the presence of C. Gruezo (injured).

Substitutions

FC Augsburg made 5 changes: N. Dorsch for C. Gruezo (39′), M. Pedersen for M. Gregoritsch (46′), R. Gumny for R. Framberger (46′), F. Niederlechner for A. Finnbogason (69′) and A. Maier for J. Moravek (88′).

SpVgg Greuther Fürth – Formation

SpVgg Greuther Fürth started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Stefan Leitl played with: .

Substitutions

SpVgg Greuther Fürth made 5 changes: M. Christiansen for P. Seguin (46′), J. Ngankam for G. Jung (64′), J. Willems for J. Leweling (64′), T. Raschl for J. Green (73′) and T. Tillman for A. Pululu (87′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​