Mainz 05 – FC Augsburg – On the eve of the mutual visit of Augsburg even better placed team of Mainz and have two points more on the account, although at one point in the first season of Mainz stood noticeably better on the table. The finish of this first part of the Mainz played poorly, and so continued and in three rounds of the second part in which are without a win, with two home draws and one defeat visiting. Augsburg before the break was excellent, the second part was opened to domestic defeat to then established links two victories, of which one in gostima.Ukupno seen both teams have six wins, but in the first part of the season is Mainz in Augsburg celebrated with 3: 1. In the last four seeing that they played in Mainz is hosting celebrated victory.
Mainz is in trouble in the second half of the season and played in three details were not entered any victory. Poor played in the finish of the first part, so when you add everything together, have only one victory in the last eight games, so it is not surprising that they fell to the bottom of the table and now the relegation zone but closer to the European position, although there is still no reason for excessive care about survival. The first part of the play and the Europa League and that they also take away the power and then they come problems with missing some players, but in the winter break left them Malli and Clemens.
They brought two reinforcements, but they have not been given a real contribution and midfielder Quaison not played, but Krkic is in the last round came off the bench. It was in the last round played and the worst after the break, because in the first two duels drew while away at Hoffenheim suffered heavily from 4: 0th The first two matches were the hosts and there is a draw with Borussia Dortmund and a good achievement, unlike draw with Cologne. They expected a better game at Hoffenheim, as the team returned attacker Cordoba and refreshments on the team were also Ramalho and De Blasis, but not much help. Now we should expect new changes and in midfield could Oztunali and F.FREI.
Probable lineups Mainz: Lossl – Donati, Bell, Bungert, Brosinski – Latz, F.FREI – Jairo, Oztunali, De Blasis – Cordoba
With two victories in the previous two rounds, Augsburg has come to rank in the middle of the table and are now at almost the same distance of the points of the European positions, as well as the relegation zone. Hardly in Augsburg just thinking about leaving the European scene and therefore it can be said that they are satisfied with the situation which is now located. She had not expected that after the home defeat in the first round of the continuation of Hoffenheim, fail to link two victories, but in both duels played very bravely and showed character, because they were losing and came back to the two victories. Interestingly, the Augsburg worst teams in the league when it comes to the first half and only once this season lead at the break.
In Wolfsburg are at an early stage and then conceded a goal with two goals came to win and Werder them in the last round in Augsburg twice led and managed in the last ten minutes to give two goals. The third victory Bobadilla scored in the fourth minute of injury time. He returned to the starting säästävä Verhaegh on the starboard side, and in midfield were Kohr and Schmid. Now Kohr can not play because of yellow cards, but problems with the violation has Koo and therefore follow the new changes.
Probable lineups Augsburg: Hitz – Verhaegh, Gouweleeuw, Hinteregger, Max – Kacar – Schmid, Halil Altintop, Koo (Usami), Ji Dong – Bobadilla
Mainz 05 – FC Augsburg TIP
Mainz is without a win in the second half of the season and fell on the table, but there is no panic and we expect that this team plays better and more of these games, in which they enter with fewer problems on the composition of the guests, who do not have an imperative, and traditionally bad pass Mainz and therefore they are forecasting defeat.