Double Pack Finnbogason: FCA Lead 2-0 Against Cologne
A double pack by Alfred Finnbogason has put the FCA in a good starting position.
The FC Cologne is now a guest at FC Augsburg. After a few minutes, Marwin Hitz caused heart tapping with the FCA fans, as a short opening pass with the opponent landed. The Cologne team were not able to do anything from the situation. In the 22nd minute, Alfred Finnbogason headed for a 1: 0 lead from Philipp Max. In the 33rd minute, the Icelanders made a 2-0 win.
- Nationalspieler Jonas Hector has brought Marcel Heller down in the penalty area. Penalty? It would have been possible to decide otherwise.
At the beginning of the second half, the referee team had to deal with technical problems, a microphone was broken. Five minutes later we went on.
In the setup, coach Manuel Baum had to rotate due to injury. After the departure of Captain Paul Verhaegh, Raphael Framberger has won a place at FC Augsburg. Due to problems with the left knee, however, the team’s right-back defender is missing today against 1. FC Köln. For him, coach Manuel Baum Daniel Opare is on the pitch.
Also, Koo Ja-Cheol can not play against Cologne. He had problems with the heel in the past days. Alfred Finnbogason, on the other hand, is fit after his infection, and even plays from the beginning. Also in the starting line are Rani Khedira and Marcel Heller.
Line-up: FC Augsburg play against Cologne
This is the complete starting team of FC Augsburg:
- Marwin Hitz
- Daniel Opare
- Jeffrey Gouweleeuw
- Martin Hinteregger
- Philipp Max
- Daniel Baier
- Rani Khedira
- Marcel Heller
- Michael Gregorich
- Alfred Finnbogason
Sitting on the bench: Luthe, Stafylidis, Moravek, Schmid, Kacar, Córdova and Thommy.