Markus Weinzierl's (2nd r.) miracle working at Augsburg is gaining him more and more recognition every week
Markus Weinzierl's (2nd r.) miracle working at Augsburg is gaining him more and more recognition every week
Bundesliga

Five reasons why Augsburg are third

Cologne - If seeing VfL Wolfsburg second in the Bundesliga table behind runaway leaders FC Bayern München comes as a surprise, it's nothing compared to FC Augsburg being being hot on their heels in third.

Working on a budget dwarfed by that of the two clubs ahead of them, the Bavarians have arguably been the standout side in the 2014/14 campaign so far. With eight wins, including five on the trot up to and including Matchday 14, this is the highest position in the standings they've occupied in their 107-year history, and in only their fourth season in Germany's top division.

bundesliga.com traces the qualities that have led to them sitting in one of the automatic qualification spots for the UEFA Champions League....

Bernie Reeves