– Augsburg had a successful season, played in the Europa League and failed to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition in the domestic championship and occupied for several stages last place ranking. The first part of the championship was disastrous for them and few transfers in the winter break they managed to revitalize the team. Have at the moment a series of three consecutive victories and a win tonight would not have relegation worries. They will not play tonight and Caiuby Verhaegh.
– Cologne went through a crisis of results at home where they only managed to win the last round Darmstadt after a break of two months without a win. They have two consecutive wins after they scored a spectacular victory at Mainz where they were leading 2-0 and in the last half hour they scored 3 goals and won the match. The best men in their last two stages were modest and Ries. Stoger coach has proleme lot before this match.
Augsburg – Cologne is the game that will open this round of Bundesliga, the two teams are close to mid-table but only those from Cologne escaped relegation worries over teams with 9 points at relegation. Augsburg has 5 points over the hottest and most in need of a victory to stand idly by. In the first part of the season Augsburg was traveling from Cologne won 1-0.