Werder Bremen go up against FC Augsburg in Bundesliga 2022-23 at the Weserstadion on September 10. The match will start at 12:00 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Werder Bremen beat VfL Bochum 2-0 in their previous game in the Bundesliga. Niclas Fullkrug scored both the goals for the River Islanders helping them secure their second win of the season. They are currently eight on the points table in the Bundesliga 2022-23 with eight points in five games. The hosts have played well in patches this season and will have to get their combinations right if they are to move up on the points table.
Meanwhile, FC Augsburg have had a forgettable season, winning only one out of their five games so far. The visitors are currently 16th on the points table with just four points. The Fuggerstadter were handed their third consecutive defeat of the season when they slumped 2-0 against Hertha in their last game. Their only win this season was against Leverkusen, when they beat them 2-1 at the BayArena.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg Bundesliga 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: Werder Bremen: 1.62, FC Augsburg: 5.10, Draw: 4.50
Betwinner odds: Werder Bremen: 1.595, FC Augsburg: 5.20, Draw: 4.26
Betway odds: Werder Bremen: 1.61, FC Augsburg: 5.00, Draw: 4.33
10CRIC odds: Werder Bremen:1.62, FC Augsburg: 4.98, Draw: 4.32
Bet365 odds: Werder Bremen: 1.57, FC Augsburg: 5.25, Draw: 4.50
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg head-to-head
FC Augsburg have a slight edge against Werder Bremen having won 10 out of the 20 matches against them. The River Islanders have won eight while the remaining two games have ended in a draw.
FC Augsburg beat Werder Bremen 2-0 in their previous encounter in the Bundesliga. Rani Khedira and Dani Caligiuri were the two scorers for the visitors.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg squads
Werder Bremen: Dudu (goalkeeper), Louis Lord (goalkeeper), Jiri Pavlenka (goalkeeper); Marco Friedl (captain), Milos Veljkovic, Amos Pieper, Mitchell Weiser, Romano Schmid, Christian Gross, Niklas Schmidt, Anthony Jung, Niclas Fullkrug, Marvin Ducksch, Eric Dinkc, Oliver Burke.
FC Augsburg: Tomas Koubek (goalkeeper), Daniel Klein (goalkeeper), Rafael Gikiewicz (goalkeeper) Robert Gumny, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (captain), Maximilian Bauer, Daniel Caligiuri, Arne Maier, Carlos Gruezo, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Mads Pedersen, Ruben Vargas, Ermedin Demirovic, Mergim Berisha, Lukas Petkov.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg probable starting lineups
Werder Bremen: Jiri Pavlenka (goalkeeper), Marco Friedl, Milos Veljkovic, Amos Pieper, Mitchell Weiser, Romano Schmid, Christian Gross, Niklas Schmidt, Anthony Jung, Niclas Fullkrug (captain), Marvin Ducksch.
FC Augsburg: Rafael Gikiewicz (goalkeeper), Robert Gumny, Jeffrey Gouweleeuw, Maximilian Bauer, Daniel Caligiuri, Arne Maier, Carlos Gruezo, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Mads Pedersen, Ruben Vargas, Ermedin Demirovic.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg combined fantasy XI
Jiri Pavlenka (goalkeeper), Marco Friedl, Milos Veljkovic, Arne Maier, Carlos Gruezo, Daniel Caligiuri, Christian Gross, Ruben Vargas, Ermedin Demirovic, Niclas Fullkrug, Marvin Ducksch.
Werder Bremen top picks and players to watch vs FC Augsburg Bundesliga 2022-23
Niclas Fullkrug: The German footballer scored twice for the River Islanders in their previous game of the season. Fullkrug has had a good season so far having scored five goals in five games. The 29-year-old’s performance will be key for Werder Bremen if they are to beat FC Augsburg.
Marvin Ducksch: The 28-year-old was one of the most prolific performers for Werder Bremen in the 2. Bundesliga last season having scored 20 goals in 29 games. Ducksch has already assisted twice this season and will prove to be a lethal asset for the River Islanders.
FC Augsburg top picks and players to watch vs Werder Bremen Bundesliga 2022-23
Ruben Vargas: The Swiss footballer has scored 13 goals for FC Augsburg across four seasons in the Bundesliga. He also scored once for his national side in the 2021-22 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The 24-year-old is considered to be a highly skilled winger in the Bundesliga and FC Augsburg will rely heavily on him in the upcoming match.
Ermedin Demirovic: FC Augsburg's new signing this season has already made his mark in this year's competition. He has already made a two-goal contribution this season and was highly impactful in the first round of the DFB-Pokal. Demirovic scored seven goals and assisted nine times during his two-year stint with SC Freiburg.
Werder Bremen vs FC Augsburg Bundesliga 2022-23 prediction
Werder Bremen are clear favourites to beat FC Augsburg in the upcoming encounter considering their form this season.
FC Augsburg have historically done well against The River Islanders but will face an uphill battle in this year’s competition. The visitors have been poor this season and are likely to lose against Werder Bremen.