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Erling Braut Haaland’s opener together with goals from Thorgan Hazard and Raphael Guerreiro were enough to see Schalke 04 off.
Augsburg on the other hand, also lost 2-1 at home against Wolfsburg. The loss took them into 14th place, two positions below relegation. zone.
Match Facts about the match from Bundesliga.com
Schalke remain on the longest winless run of any Bundesliga team (eight matches). Augsburg are without a win in six.
The Royal Blues have suffered more defeats in eight Rückrunde matches (four) than in 17 during the first half of the season (three).
Four goals in 2020 is an unwanted league low, not helped by seven-goal midfielder Serdar’s five-game goalless run and six-goal Harit’s barren spell which goes back as far as 23 November 2019 (13 matches).
Augsburg have lost their last five away games in a row, failing to score in four, and have collected just nine points from a possible 39 on their travels term. Only Eintracht Frankfurt have fared worse (seven points).
Augsburg’s six-goal leading marksman Florian Niederlechner is without a goal in his last six, but has more top-flight goals against Schalke (four) than against any Bundesliga club.
Augsburg loanee Gregoritsch registered his only goal and assist of the season on his Schalke debut in the Matchday 18 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. The Austria international scored two and assisted one in three meetings with his parent club, whilst playing for Hamburg.
Team News and Probable Line-ups
Schalke 04 have Harit, Mascarell, Todibo all injured with ligament, groin and ankle injuries respectively. Stambouli is doubtful.
“Two Schalke players picked up injuries during Saturday’s Revierderby, meaning a spell on the sidelines for both,” read a statement on the club website.
“Jean-Clair Todibo was taken off at half-time with an ankle injury. Amine Harit has suffered some ligament damage.
“Extensive examination of the players determined that David Wagner will be without the pair until further notice.”
Augsburg have Finnbogason out with knee injury. Schieber is also out with a calf injury.
Schalke: Schubert, Kabak, Sane, Nastasic – Kenny, McKennie, Serdar, Oczipka, Caligiuri, Raman, Burgstaller
Augsburg: Luthe – Framberger, Gouweleeuw, Jedvaj, Max – Khedira, Baier (c) – Richter, Löwen, Vargas – Niederlechner