Going to the limit, leaving last place

04.10.2012, 13:41:08 Uhr

 
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Can Augsburg get their first victory at home this season? Well, they have never beaten Werder at home.
 
Werder Bremen will face off against last-placed FC Augsburg on the seventh game day on Friday night (kick-off at 8 p.m. at SGL Arena). Augsburg have suffered a horrible start to the season with just two points from six matches. They have not won a match this season with two scoreless draws making up the two points. And Augsburg have scored just two goals thus far. All that adds up to last place on the table.

This kind of start is nothing new for Markus Weinzierl's team. Augsburg started slow last season before the promoted side put together a strong second half of the season and finished a respectable 14th place to avoid relegation. But nobody in Augsburg wants to depend on getting a lot of points in the second half. Augsburg are hoping to finally win a game, at best on Friday against Werder. "We have to stop the individual mistakes which are making our lives very difficult and the attack must become more dangerous," said Weinzierl.

 
Werder nearly had the victory locked up in the last showdown before FCA scored the late 1-1 equaliser. Here, Tom Trybull (left) goes at it against Ja-Cheol Koo. Werder nearly had the victory locked up in the last showdown before FCA scored the late 1-1 equaliser. Here, Tom Trybull (left) goes at it against Ja-Cheol Koo.
Only Werner and Oehrl have scored thus far for FCA

Last season, Augsburg and Werder played to two 1-1 draws. Before that, the teams played in 2010 when Werder won 2-0 in the semi-finals of the German DFB Cup in Bremen to reach the final and eventually win the title. Now Augsburg are hoping for their first victory against Werder. "We have to go to our limits," demanded Weinzierl. The team has struggled to do that this season, especially in converting their goal chances. Together with Greuther Fürth and VfL Wolfsburg, Augsburg have scored the fewest goals in the league with just two - scored by Tobias Werner and former Bremen player Torsten Oehrl.

The match doesn't really promise a spectacular football night between Augsburg and Werder. Both teams are desperate for every point, if possible all three. FCA want to leave the cellar of the league while Werder are dreaming of a small winning streak after failing to pick up points despite good performances. Teams in this mind frame rarely go out to the pitch and play magical football. It doesn't matter how, but Werder want to pick up three points in Augsburg.

 
Bundesliga, Season 2012/2013, Game day 7, 2012-10-05, SGL Arena
 
FC Augsburg
(2 - 1)
3 - 1
SV Werder Bremen
 
 
Goals
 
1 - 0 Werner (2')
 
2 - 1 Hain (32')
 
3 - 1 Baier (72')
 
1 - 1 De Bruyne (19')
 
 
 
 
Bookings
 
Bancé (58')
 
Musona (78')
 
Schmitz (34')
 
 
 
 
Substitutions
 
Bancé for Moravek (57')
 
Ottl for Hain (72')
 
Petrzela for Musona (86')
 
Gebre Selassie for Schmitz (45')
 
Füllkrug for Elia (62')
 
Petersen for Arnautovic (69')
 
 
 
 
Notes
 
Referee: Knut Kircher
 
Audience: 28133
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amsif
 
 
 
 
Verhae.
 
 
 
 
de Jong
 
 
 
 
Klavan
 
 
 
 
Langka.
 
 
 
 
Musona
 
 
 
 
Moravek
 
 
 
 
Vogt
 
 
 
 
Werner
 
 
 
 
Baier
 
 
 
 
Hain
 
 
 
 
Mielitz
 
 
 
 
Fritz
 
 
 
 
Schmitz
 
 
 
 
Sokrat.
 
 
 
 
Prödl
 
 
 
 
Junuzo.
 
 
 
 
De Bru.
 
 
 
 
Elia
 
 
 
 
Hunt
 
 
 
 
Arnaut.
 
 
 
 
Akpala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FC Augsburg
SV Werder Bremen
 
12
 
 
Shots total
 
 
15
 
 
4
 
 
Shots on goal
 
 
5
 
 
8
 
 
Shots not on goal
 
 
7
 
 
0
 
 
Blocked shots
 
 
3
 
 
3
 
 
Corners
 
 
3
 
 
13
 
 
Crosses
 
 
12
 
 
34.7
 
 
Ball possession in %
 
 
65.3
 
 
42
 
 
Won challenges in %
 
 
58
 
 
276
 
 
Passes
 
 
550
 
 
69
 
 
Successful passes in %
 
 
83
 
 
17
 
 
Fouls
 
 
14
 
 
7
 
 
Offside
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
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