FC Augsburg can take an important step towards staying up in the Bundesliga on Saturday (3.30 p.m.). The FCA welcomes FC Schalke 04, who are penultimate in the table. With a win in their 200th Bundesliga home game, Augsburg would increase their lead over Schalke to ten points in the relegation battle. However, the Royal Blues are still undefeated in the second half of the season. However, FCA have won all four home games so far this year.
Mergim Berisha should be particularly motivated on the pitch at Augsburg. The 24-year-old top scorer was nominated for the national team for the first time by national coach Hansi Flick on Friday. U21 European champion Berisha spoke of a dream. The eight-time goalscorer would like to recommend himself with a good performance and more goals for an international debut against Peru or Belgium.
League leaders FC Bayern Munich only visit Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Sunday (5:30 p.m.). It comes to a reunion with Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso. The 41-year-old Spaniard played for Munich from 2014 to 2017.