Well, it’s week 2 of Bundesliga 1, and this is one of the few times we can say Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach are tied on the table. Both sitting at 1-0-0, that won’t last for long. But with last seasons 9th ranked Borussia club facing the 0-0-1 Augsburg, they have a good chance of going into Week 3 riding a winning streak.
Augsburg – (21/10)
Borussia M.Gladbach – (13/10)
Draw – (9/4)
Goal Over/Under – 2.5
Over – (43/40)
Under – (8/11)
Both Teams to Score
Yes – (4/5)
No – (19/20)
Last season neither team were offensive powerhouses. Augsburg put up 35 tallies, only outscoring 3 teams, and finished 13th on the league table with a -15 goal difference. This season they started with a loss to the 14th ranked team Hamburger SV 1-0, who had a -28 goal difference a year ago, speaking to Ausburg’s holes on both sides of the field.
Borussia M.Gladbach notched 45 and allowed 49 a year ago, placing them squarely in the middle of the pack. One major key that should help them in this match and moving forward is the addition of Centre Back Matthias Ginter, who won Man of the Match in his first stint with the club after moving from Dortmund.
Borussia will primarily be leaning on the leg of Lars Stindl, the only man on the club to top 7 goals last season with 11. With no major offensive additions coming in the way of transfers and last weeks only goal coming from Defender Nico Elvedi, Stindl’s goals opportunities are warmly welcomed.
On the other side, Augsburg made no major additions and failed to score last week, in large part due to their highest scorer being ageing forward Halil Altintop, who notched 6 a year ago.
Augsburg 0 – 2 Borussia M.Gladbach
The opening of the season will not be kind to Augsburg, who will be faced with relegation toward the end of the year. While M.Gladbach shouldn’t be considered Bundesliga powerhouses, a 2-0-0 start is a great way to set the tone.Bet Now!