Augsburg scored early and late to earn their first point of the campaign following a frenetic game against Borussia Mönchengladbach.

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Augsburg 2-2 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Goals: 1-0 Finnbogasson (1'), 1-1 Zakaria (7'), 1-2 Wendt (30'),2-2 Cordova (89')

Augsburg had not scored in two competitive games this season but Alfred Finnbogason needed only 35 seconds to break the deadlock. The lead lasted only six minutes though as Denis Zakaria calmly beat home keeper Marwin Hitz in a one-on-one and Oscar Wendt then put the visitors in front when he headed home a rebound. Gladbach's Thorgan Hazard hit the inside of the post before the break but Augsburg piled on the pressure in the second half. They got their reward when 20-year-old Venezuelan Sergio Cordova ghosted in to level although both sides could have won it in injury-time.

Line-ups

Augsburg: Hitz - Framberger, Gouweleeuw, Hinteregger, Max - Koo (Khedria 76'), Baier - Schmid (Heller 76'), Gregoritsch (Cordova 76'), Caiuby - Finnbogason
Coach: Manuel Baum

Gladbach: Sommer - Elvedi, Ginter, Vestergaard, Wendt - Kramer, Zakaria (Benes 63') - Herrmann (Hofmann 65'), Hazard - Stindl, Raffael (Johnson 80')
Coach: Dieter Hecking

Match stats

  • Augsburg have gone seven home games unbeaten against Gladbach. Against no other team have they gone as long without losing.
  • Having lost against Hamburg on Matchday 1 and 2-0 to Magdeburg in the DFB Cup first round, Augsburg are the only Bundesliga team yet to score a competitive goal this season.
  • Gladbach have not gone as long without a first away win over a side in the Bundesliga as they have against Augsburg.

Watch: Augsburg forward Sergio Cordova on scoring a last-gasp equaliser

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