Ninth-placed Werder will travel to the WWK Arena to face thirteenth-placed Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday at 14:30 GMT.
Augsburg are still looking for consistency in their performances in the Bundesliga. They have won twice and lost three times in their last five assignments in the league. This inconsistency sees them mired in 13th on the table, just 5 points above the relegation zone.
Werder will be looking to make it two wins on the trot when they visit Augsburg. They have won three times and lost twice in their last five outings. They will be looking to get the three points as they bid to push into the top half of the table.
Augsburg have an extensive list of injuries; these include Tobias Strobl (cruciate ligament rupture), Andre Hahn *cartilage damage), Reece Oxford (calf problems), Irvin Cardona (foot), Elvis Rexhabecaj (torn muscle), and Felix Uduokhai (hamstring).
Some of the Werder players that will miss the clash with Augsburg due to injury include Felix Agu (fitness), Mitchell Weiser (ankle), and Dikeni Salifou (calf).
Augsburg will look to be tactically astute; they will be compact when out of possession and expansive when on the ball.
Werder will look to dominate the ball and press higher up the pitch.
Augsburg will win the match and bolster their survival chances.
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