Hoffenheim with problems as they haven't won for three matches, problems with attacking game? Formation uncertain, several adaptions to suspension situation expected.
Hoffenheim without a win for three games as they lost 1:3 to RB last weekend, were mainly without a chance.
Their struggles against predominantly weaker opponents like Düsseldorf was blamed on team's problems with being favourites after impressive streak of wins - however, match vs RB seemed to confirm deeper-lying problems with harmless attacking game.
Coach Schreuder has been experimenting with different formations: 3-4-3, 3-3-2-2, 4-2-3-1 or previously regular 3-5-2 all possible. Anyway Kramaric, who is in good shape, likely to be set as a striker.
Posch suspended after 5 yellow cards, should be replaced by Akpoguma. Vital player Rudy returns from suspension. Hübner reportedly fit, might return to starting eleven for replacement Bicakcic.
Hoffenheim with a good record vs Augsburg, especially recently: haven't lost to them since 2015, for 8 matches.