Bundesliga: TSG Hoffenheim beats FC Augsburg 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit


SINSHEIM. TSG Hoffenheim succeeded in turn the table against FC Augsburg.

SINSHEIM. TSG Hoffenheim managed to turn the table against FC Augsburg. It was FC Augsburg to score first with a goal from M. Gregoritsch. However, later TSG Hoffenheim found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with I. Bebou (39′), I. Bebou (44′) and D. Raum (90′). TSG Hoffenheim took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the PreZero Arena stadium in Sinsheim on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Benjamin Cortus who had the assistance of Christian Bandurski and Benedikt Kempkes. The 4th official was Tobias Reichel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 3.4 degrees Celsius or 38.17 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

TSG Hoffenheim was in firm control of the ball 58% while FC Augsburg was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

TSG Hoffenheim was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons TSG Hoffenheim won the contest.

TSG Hoffenheim shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, FC Augsburg shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.


TSG Hoffenheim received 1 yellow card (C. Baumgartner). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to FC Augsburg.

After this match, TSG Hoffenheim will have 28 points like Bayer 04 Leverkusen to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, FC Augsburg will stay with 18 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    M. Dabour (Goal Disallowed)

  • 5'

    M. Gregoritsch

    Goal! TSG Hoffenheim 0, FC Augsburg 1. Michael Gregoritsch - FC Augsburg - shot with the head from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assist - Arne Maier with a cross after corner.
  • 37'

    K. Akpoguma

    P. Kaderabek

  • 39'

    I. Bebou

    Hand ball by Kevin Akpoguma - TSG Hoffenheim
  • 44'

    I. Bebou

    Goal! TSG Hoffenheim 2, FC Augsburg 1. Ihlas Bebou - TSG Hoffenheim - shot with left foot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assist - Kevin Akpoguma. Shot blocked. Andrej Kramaric - TSG Hoffenheim - shot with right foot from outside the box is blocked. Assist - Kevin Vogt.
  • 60'

    F. Niederlechner

    M. Gregoritsch

  • 60'

    R. Pepi

    A. Zeqiri

  • 67'

    J. Moravek

    A. Maier

  • 67'

    N. Sarenren-Bazee

    R. Vargas

  • 72'

    G. Rutter

    M. Dabbur

  • 72'

    A. Stiller

    I. Bebou

  • 75'

    C. Baumgartner

    Christoph Baumgartner - TSG Hoffenheim - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Christoph Baumgartner - TSG Hoffenheim Felix Uduokhai - FC Augsburg - won a free kick in attack.
  • 83'

    D. Caligiuri

    J. Gouweleeuw

  • 90'

    S. Adamyan

    A. Kramaric

  • 90'

    D. Raum

    Missed chance. Noah Sarenren Bazee - FC Augsburg - shot with right foot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assist - Daniel Caligiuri. Corner - FC Augsburg. Conceded by Dennis Geiger. Substitution - TSG Hoffenheim. Sargis Adamyan for Andrej Kramaric. Goal! TSG Hoffenheim 3, FC Augsburg 1. David Raum - TSG Hoffenheim - shot with left foot inside of six yard box - left side to the top left corner following a fast break. Second Half ended - TSG Hoffenheim 3, FC Augsburg 1.

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, TSG Hoffenheim will play away with FC Union Berlin on the 15th of January with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of TSG Hoffenheim (2 draws).

FC Augsburg will host Eintracht Frankfurt on the 16th of January with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of FC Augsburg (6 draws).

TSG Hoffenheim: Formation and Lineups

TSG Hoffenheim started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Sebastian Hoeneß chose to play with the following team: Oliver Baumann (6.8), Stefan Posch (6.7), Kevin Vogt (6.8), Chris Richards (6.4), Dennis Geiger (6.8), Pavel Kadeřábek (6.8), Christoph Baumgartner (6.1), Andrej Kramarić (6.8), David Raum (7.3), Ihlas Bebou (8.1) and Munas Dabbur (6.5).


TSG Hoffenheim made 4 changes: P. Kaderabek for K. Akpoguma (37′), M. Dabbur for G. Rutter (72′), I. Bebou for A. Stiller (72′) and A. Kramaric for S. Adamyan (90′).

Top player: Ihlas Bebou

The player who no doubt impressed TSG Hoffenheim the most was Ihlas Bebou.

His rating is (8.1) with 2 goals, 13 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 3 crosses.

FC Augsburg: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Markus Weinzierl played with: Rafał Gikiewicz (6.6), Robert Gumny (7.1), Jeffrey Gouweleeuw (7.0), Felix Uduokhai (7.4), Iago (6.8), Arne Maier (7.3), Niklas Dorsch (7.3), André Hahn (7.1), Ruben Vargas (6.4), Michael Gregoritsch (7.1) and Andi Zeqiri (6.8).


FC Augsburg made 5 changes: M. Gregoritsch for F. Niederlechner (60′), A. Zeqiri for R. Pepi (60′), A. Maier for J. Moravek (67′), R. Vargas for N. Sarenren-Bazee (67′) and J. Gouweleeuw for D. Caligiuri (83′).

Top player: Felix Uduokhai

The player who no doubt impressed FC Augsburg the most was Felix Uduokhai.

His rating is (7.4) with 49 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11.

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