Augsburg – Borussia Dortmund

When Saturday comes it’s going to be interesting at the WWK Arena where Augsburg will host Borussia Dortmund in a game from the 18th round of the Bundesliga. In our football tips tonight we will have a little discussion about this fixture.

Let’s start with the visitors. Borussia Dortmund are still believing that they can win the title this season, but it could happen only if they up their game in the remaining months until the end of the campaign. Right now Die Borussen are 4th in the standings, but just 7 points behind the current leader RB Leipzig. Winning the gold is not impossible, but consistency – this is what they are going to need.

We talk about consistency better than their last two matches in which Dortmund won just one point. In these two matches Lucien Favre’s boys shared the points with the leader RB Leipzig and suffered a defeat against Hoffenheim.

Against Augsburg on Saturday Lucien Favre will be without the services of the injured Marcel Schmelzer and Thomas Delaney. They are currently not avaliable for selection.

Augsburg are comfortable with their current status as they are 10th in the league with 23 points won, which is okay for them, of course. They managed to win three consecutive games in their recent performances, but last week they were beaten by the leader RB Leipzig, which ended their run.

Against Borussia Dortmund Augsburg can’t rely on the injured Framberger, Suchy and Finnbogason, which will make the head coach Martin Schmidt have a thinner squad on Saturday.

In these football tips tonight we can conlude that Borussia Dortmund are the team with a bigger motivation for a win, but Augsburg won’t give up without causing some trouble. But at the end if Dortmund want to become champions again, they must win games like this one.