Augsburg Victorious While Hamburger Struggle
German Bundesliga Wrap, 4 February 2018
Augsburg 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt
It was a comprehensive performance from Augsburg who beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 at the WWK Arena.
Koo Ja-Cheol opened the scoring for Augsburg in the 19th minute before second half goals from Michael Gregoritsch (in the 76th minute) and Marco Richter (in the 89th minute) handed them their eighth win of the league season.
Hamburger SV 1-1 Hannover
A goal in the 86th minute from Filip Kostic earned Hamburger SV a share of the spoils after playing to a 1-1 draw against Hannover at SV at the Volksparkstadion.
Iver Fossum opened the scoring for Hannover in the 37th minute before Kostic cancelled it out four minutes from time.
The match did end on a sour note for Hamburger as they ended the match with ten men following a second yellow card for Kyriakos Papadopoulos in injury time.
The draw leaves Hamburger languishing in the relegation zone, second from last on the table and only four points clear of the bottom-placed FC Koln.