Bundesliga: FC Köln conquers FC Augsburg 4-1

AUGSBURG. FC Köln had a easy win over FC Augsburg.

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AUGSBURG. FC Köln had a straightforward win over FC Augsburg. FC Köln got an early 4-0 lead with 4 goals from J. Thielmann (12′), M. Uth (15′) and A. Modeste (63′). FC Augsburg tried to recover with a goal from F. Niederlechner (73′). However, the match was closed by a goal (78′) scored by A. Modeste for FC Köln.

The match was played at the WWK Arena stadium in Augsburg on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder who had the assistance of Jan Clemens Neitzel and Thomas Stein. The 4th official was Florian Badstübner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.4 degrees Celsius or 54.27 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. FC Augsburg was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. FC Köln that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

FC Köln was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Köln won the match.​

FC Augsburg shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, FC Köln shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

FC Augsburg received 2 yellow cards (C. Gruezo and R. Oxford). On the opposite side, FC Köln received 4 yellow cards (J. Thielmann, F. Kainz, T. Hubers and L. Kilian).

After this match, FC Augsburg will stay with 35 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, FC Köln will have 49 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 12'
    12'

    J. Thielmann

  • 15'
    15'

    M. Uth

  • 42'
    42'

    C. Gruezo

  • 50'
    50'

    F. Uduokhai

    Iago

  • 52'
    52'

    J. Thielmann

  • 60'
    60'

    F. Kainz

  • 61'
    61'

    F. Niederlechner

    A. Hahn

  • 61'
    61'

    A. Maier

    C. Gruezo

  • 63'
    63'

    A. Modeste (Penalty)

  • 69'
    69'

    R. Oxford

  • 71'
    71'

    L. Schaub

    F. Kainz

  • 71'
    71'

    T. Lemperle

    J. Thielmann

  • 73'
    73'

    F. Niederlechner

  • 76'
    76'

    T. Hubers

  • 78'
    78'

    A. Modeste

  • 80'
    80'

    L. Kilian

  • 80'
    80'

    R. Framberger

    R. Gumny

  • 80'
    80'

    A. Finnbogason

    D. Caligiuri

  • 84'
    84'

    J. Chabot

    L. Kilian

  • 84'
    84'

    M. Olesen

    M. Uth

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Schindler

    A. Modeste

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, FC Augsburg will play away with RB Leipzig on the 8th of May with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of RB Leipzig (4 draws).

FC Köln will host VfL Wolfsburg on the 7th of May with a 9-6 head to head record in favor of VfL Wolfsburg (8 draws).

FC Augsburg: Formation and Lineups

FC Augsburg started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Markus Weinzierl chose to play with the following team: Rafał Gikiewicz (5.8), Robert Gumny (6.3), Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (6.4), Reece Oxford (5.6), Daniel Caligiuri (6.8), Carlos Gruezo (6.6), Niklas Dorsch (6.8), Iago (7.1), André Hahn (6.8), Ruben Vargas (6.8) and Michael Gregoritsch (7.0).

Substitutes

FC Augsburg made 5 changes: Iago for F. Uduokhai (50′), A. Hahn for F. Niederlechner (61′), C. Gruezo for A. Maier (61′), R. Gumny for R. Framberger (80′) and D. Caligiuri for A. Finnbogason (80′).

Top player: Arne Maier

Probably the most impressive player in FC Augsburg was Arne Maier.

His rating is (7.3) with 15 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 1. He performed 3 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 61′.

FC Köln: Formation and Lineups

FC Köln started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).

On the other side, Steffen Baumgart played with: Marvin Schwäbe (6.8), Benno Schmitz (7.2), Luca Kilian (6.4), Timo Hübers (7.3), Jonas Hector (7.3), Ellyes Skhiri (6.4), Dejan Ljubičić (6.7), Mark Uth (8.3), Florian Kainz (6.8), Jan Thielmann (8.1) and Anthony Modeste (8.7).

Substitutes

FC Köln made 5 changes: F. Kainz for L. Schaub (71′), J. Thielmann for T. Lemperle (71′), L. Kilian for J. Chabot (84′), M. Uth for M. Olesen (84′) and A. Modeste for K. Schindler (90′).

Top player: Anthony Modeste

The player who no doubt impressed FC Köln the most was Anthony Modeste.

His rating is (8.7) with 2 goals, 16 passes (68% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

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