2014-2015 Bundesliga Previews: Week 10 (Part 1)

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Updated: October 29, 2014
Bayer - Week 10

Schalke 04 vs. Augsburg

 

Match Date: 31 October 2014 (local time)

Venue: Veltins Arena

 

Schalke 04

Schalke’s attempt to rise in Bundesliga was halted with the defeat to Bayer Leverkusen. A single goal temporarily destroyed the Royal Blues’ journey to the top.

 

Naturally, many were disappointed with the result of the club’s current performance. It was rather unexpected since the online betting favorite has been featuring in the Champions League. The said loss was Schalke’s 4th. It also resulted to their unprecedented slip in Bundesliga’s 12th spot.

 

Augsburg

Augsburg’s story was different from that of Schalke. The club nailed a 2-0 victory against SC Freiburg, which resulted to their rise in the league table.

 

The significance of such win stems from the fact that it can motivate them when they visit the Veltins Arena.

 

Augsburg currently occupies the 9th spot of Bundesliga and has already four (4) wins under its belt.

 

Prediction

 

Schalke 04 1-1 Augsburg

 

 

 

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Hamburger SV vs. Bayer Leverkusen

 

Match Date: 29 October 2014 (local time)

Venue: Imtech Arena

 

Hamburger SV

Hamburg’s attempt to veer away from the relegation zone might be momentarily set aside when they face Bayer Leverkusen. The host presently manifests a poor form that is characterized by a single win, three (3) stalemates and five (5) losses.

 

In their match against the capital club, Hertha Berlin, Josef Zinnbauer and his men failed to respond in Hertha’s three (3) successive goals. Due to this, the frustration became even more intense not only because of the loss, but also because of the humiliating clean sheet.

 

Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer is back to its winning ways after nailing a narrow defeat against Schalke 04. The said victory generated a major boost to the club’s morale after being contained in three (3) consecutive matches.
With the said victory, Bayer propelled to the 5th spot of the Bundesliga table.

 

Prediction

Hamburger SV 0-3 Bayer Leverkusen

 

 

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