The defender bravely blocks the shot from Steven Zuber (VfB Stuttgart) inside the box.
Goal! Marco Richter (Augsburg) weaves his way past opponents, and he unleashes a magnificent effort from the edge of the box inside the left post. Ron-Robert Zieler had no chance of reaching it. The score is 6:0.
Michael Gregoritsch (Augsburg) unleashes a promising shot towards the roof of the net after his wonderful solo run, but Ron-Robert Zieler thwarts the effort with a fabulous save. The score remains the same.
Daniel Didavi (VfB Stuttgart) receives a brilliant pass and wastes a big opportunity as his shot from inside the penalty area flies narrowly wide of the right post.
The manager makes a subsitution with Reece Oxford (Augsburg) coming on for Jeffrey Gouweleeuw.
Philipp Max (Augsburg) converts a killer cross with a precise low shot that goes into the bottom right corner. What a brilliant finish!
Daniel Baier (Augsburg) wins himself just enough space inside the box to connect with the corner. His header flies towards the middle of the goal, but the goalkeeper blocks the effort.
The referee awards a corner and Konstantinos Stafylidis (Augsburg) goes over to take it.
What a hit! Marco Richter (Augsburg) shows good composure inside the box to fire a first-time shot inside the right post. 4:0.
Benjamin Pavard (VfB Stuttgart) gets on the end of a pass and takes a low shot from the edge of the box which is straight at Andreas Luthe, who makes a comfortable save.
Marco Richter (Augsburg) finds himself beyond the last defender but the linesman raises his flag for offside.
Jonathan Schmid (Augsburg) takes the corner kick but the ball only finds the head of an opponent.
A sweet pass finds Marco Richter (Augsburg) on the edge of the box, and he drills the ball towards the middle of the goal. Ron-Robert Zieler is almost caught out but pulls off a brilliant save at the last second.
Markus Weinzierl has decided to make a change. Anastasios Donis (VfB Stuttgart) replaces Emiliano Insua.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Daniel Didavi (VfB Stuttgart) replaces Alexander Esswein.
The whistle blows and Manuel Grafe starts the second half.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
A cross from a corner kick by Stuttgart is too strong and the ball goes well out of play.
Steven Zuber (VfB Stuttgart) blasts the ball from just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by the defender. Stuttgart win a corner.
Marc-Oliver Kempf (VfB Stuttgart) sends a long ball forward to Emiliano Insua, but he put too much power and the chance is gone. The ball is out of play. Augsburg will take a throw-in.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Jan Moravek is coming onto the pitch as Rani Khedira (Augsburg) cannot continue after picking up an injury.
Corner kick. Philipp Max (Augsburg) is ready to send the ball into the box.
Daniel Baier (Augsburg) pulls the jersey of one of the opposition players and Manuel Grafe blows his whistle for a foul.
GOAL! Superb work from Marco Richter, who plays a vital role in the build-up. He squares it to Philipp Max (Augsburg), who beats Ron-Robert Zieler with a brilliant shot into the bottom left corner. 3:0.
Michael Gregoritsch (Augsburg) is knocked off balance by a defender near the penalty spot and sends his header from the corner well wide of the right post.
Jonathan Schmid (Augsburg) will try to find the head of one of his teammates from a corner kick.
Andre Hahn (Augsburg) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition's defence quickly intercepts the ball. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Augsburg.
Augsburg have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Andre Hahn (Augsburg) attempted to send a defence-splitting pass into space where Philipp Max was lurking. It could have put him one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but one of the defending players somehow manages to avert the threat. Corner kick. Augsburg will have an opportunity.
Philipp Max (Augsburg) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
Marco Richter (Augsburg) wastes a great scoring opportunity! He latches on to a precise pass and fires a decent first-time low shot towards goal from a promising distance, but Ron-Robert Zieler denies him.
The ball hits the back of the net! Jonathan Schmid delivers the corner, Andre Hahn (Augsburg) finds himself some space on the edge of the box and unleashes an unstoppable shot which goes into the bottom left corner and past the helpless goalkeeper. 2:0.
Jonathan Schmid (Augsburg) will take the corner.
Stuttgart take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Stuttgart have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
It's a goal! Rani Khedira (Augsburg) scores with a brilliant shot into the bottom right corner after being released inside the box by a superb lofted pass from Jonathan Schmid. The score is now 1:0.
Jonathan Schmid (Augsburg) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
Andre Hahn (Augsburg) has a shot blocked from inside the box.
Augsburg didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
The foul by Nicolas Ivan Gonzalez (VfB Stuttgart) was seen by Manuel Grafe who didn't hesitate to blow the whistle.
The first half has just begun.
The players are out and the match is about to start. Stuttgart will have the kick-off.
Manuel Grafe will supervise the game today.
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