RB Leipzig would be looking to end this year at the top of the Bundesliga table, but they would have to win this game to be able to achieve that.
The home side is currently top of the league table, but they have the same points as Borussia Monchengladbach who is second.
Augsburg would hope to frustrate their host in this game as they are also chasing a European spot by the end of this season.
The visitors are currently 10th on the league table, but they are just 2 points off the top six.
Ibrahima Konate, Willy Orban, and Kevin Kampl are all injured for the hosts in this game.
Alfred finnbogason and Raphael Framberger are both injured for the visitors ahead of this game.
Head to Head
Both of these teams have won one each of their last five head to heads, the others have been drawn.
Leipzig drew 3-3 at Dortmund the last time out, that was their second draw in their last five games, the others have been wins.
Leipzig last five matches in all competitions: WWDWD
Augsburg is also unbeaten in their last five matches, they have won four of these games.
Augsburg last five matches in all competitions: WDWWW
Leipzig has been making serious progress in the German league since they got promoted and they are looking like they can win the league this season.
They have won 10 and lost just two 16 league games this season and are currently joint top because they are the divisions highest scorers.
Leipzig has scored 45 goals this season, that’s an average of almost three goals per game.
Augsburg has returned to form ahead of the winter break, they haven’t lost any of their last six league games, five of which have been wins for them.
With both of these sides in fine form, a thrilling game may be on the horizon here with both teams scoring.
Both teams have scored in six of Augsburg’s last ten games, while both teams have scored in seven of Leipzig’s last ten games.
Over 2.5 goals have also been scored in 9 of Leipzig’s last 10 games and seven of Augsburg’s last ten games.