John Brooks on target as Hertha Berlin see off Augsburg
Hertha Berlin 2 - 0 Augsburg

John Brooks on target as Hertha Berlin see off Augsburg

Hertha Berlin capitalised on their strong record at home to defeat Augsburg 2-0 on Sunday, ending their three-game losing run while leaving the visitors in the Bundesliga's relegation zone.

With 11 wins from 14 games at home compared to seven straight defeats away, Hertha would doubtless gladly play all of their games at the Olympiastadion, though they recently announced plans for a new purpose-built stadium.

American defender John Anthony Brooks headed the home side into an early lead when he stretched to deflect Valentin Stocker's shot past Augsburg keeper Marwin Hitz.

Stocker made it 2-0 before the break thanks to good work from Vedad Ibisevic. The Hertha captain held off two defenders and played an incisive pass to Salomon Kalou, who unselfishly laid the ball off for Stocker to score.

Augsburg improved in the second half but Alfred Finnbogason put their only real chance wide, minutes before Ibisevic did likewise at the other end.

"We should have scored the third goal to be really happy. Unfortunately we missed that," Hertha coach Pal Dardai said. "But there was never any danger of Augsburg coming back into it."

Hertha moved fifth, seven points behind Borussia Dortmund, who hold the last spot for possible Champions League football with six games yet to play.

Augsburg, winless in six games, remained in the relegation playoff spot, just behind Mainz on goal difference.

"The only thing we can do it to keep believing in ourselves and to keep working," Augsburg captain Paul Verhaegh said.

Related news

RB Leipzig beat Borussia Dortmund as unbeaten home run ends

RB Leipzig beat Borussia Dortmund as unbeaten home run ends

RB Leipzig ended Borussia Dortmund's club-record 41-game unbeaten run at home in the Bundesliga.

Bayern beat Freiburg 5-0 on Jupp Heynckes' return

Bayern beat Freiburg 5-0 on Jupp Heynckes' return

Bayern Munich marked the return of veteran coach Jupp Heynckes with an emphatic 5-0 win over Freiburg to get their hopes of retaining the Bundesliga title back on track.

Bayern confirm Jupp Heynckes as manager until end of season

Bayern confirm Jupp Heynckes as manager until end of season

Bayern Munich have confirmed the appointment of former head coach Jupp Heynckes until the end of the season.

Bayern misery continues as Hertha fight back to draw

Bayern misery continues as Hertha fight back to draw

Bayern Munich's misery deepened as they let a two-goal Bundesliga lead slip for the second consecutive week to draw 2-2 at Hertha Berlin.

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund edge past Augsburg

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund edge past Augsburg

Borussia Dortmund cemented top spot in the Bundesliga with their fourth successive win, seeing off Augsburg 2-1.

Leon Bailey strike helps Bayer Leverkusen to draw with Schalke

Leon Bailey strike helps Bayer Leverkusen to draw with Schalke

Substitute Leon Bailey denied Schalke all three points at the Veltins-Arena as Bayer Leverkusen forced a 1-1 Bundesliga draw on Friday.

Bayern Munich sack Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat

Bayern Munich sack Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat

Carlo Ancelotti has left his role as coach at Bayern Munich, the club confirmed on Thursday afternoon.

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scores on delayed debut in 3-0 win

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scores on delayed debut in 3-0 win

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scored and set up another goal in a 3-0 victory over Hamburg SV on Sunday in a memorable debut for the Argentine striker, whose Bundesliga start was delayed over a contract dispute with former club River Plate.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat trick as Dortmund thrash Gladbach

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat trick as Dortmund thrash Gladbach

Borussia Dortmund powered two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a thumping 6-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.

RELATED NEWS

RB Leipzig beat Borussia Dortmund as unbeaten home run ends
Borussia Dortmund 2 - 3 RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig beat Borussia Dortmund as unbeaten home run ends

RB Leipzig ended Borussia Dortmund's club-record 41-game unbeaten run at home in the Bundesliga.

Bayern beat Freiburg 5-0 on Jupp Heynckes' return
Bayern 5 - 0 Freiburg

Bayern beat Freiburg 5-0 on Jupp Heynckes' return

Bayern Munich marked the return of veteran coach Jupp Heynckes with an emphatic 5-0 win over Freiburg to get their hopes of retaining the Bundesliga title back on track.

Bayern confirm Jupp Heynckes as manager until end of season
Bayern Munich news

Bayern confirm Jupp Heynckes as manager until end of season

Bayern Munich have confirmed the appointment of former head coach Jupp Heynckes until the end of the season.

Bayern misery continues as Hertha fight back to draw
Hertha Berlin 2 - 2 Bayern Munich

Bayern misery continues as Hertha fight back to draw

Bayern Munich's misery deepened as they let a two-goal Bundesliga lead slip for the second consecutive week to draw 2-2 at Hertha Berlin.

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund edge past Augsburg
Augsburg 1 - 2 Borussia Dortmund

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund edge past Augsburg

Borussia Dortmund cemented top spot in the Bundesliga with their fourth successive win, seeing off Augsburg 2-1.

Leon Bailey strike helps Bayer Leverkusen to draw with Schalke
Schalke 1 - 1 Bayer Leverkusen

Leon Bailey strike helps Bayer Leverkusen to draw with Schalke

Substitute Leon Bailey denied Schalke all three points at the Veltins-Arena as Bayer Leverkusen forced a 1-1 Bundesliga draw on Friday.

Bayern Munich sack Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat
Bayern Munich news

Bayern Munich sack Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat

Carlo Ancelotti has left his role as coach at Bayern Munich, the club confirmed on Thursday afternoon.

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scores on delayed debut in 3-0 win
Bayer Leverkusen 3 - 0 Hamburg SV

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scores on delayed debut in 3-0 win

Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scored and set up another goal in a 3-0 victory over Hamburg SV on Sunday in a memorable debut for the Argentine striker, whose Bundesliga start was delayed over a contract dispute with former club River Plate.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat trick as Dortmund thrash Gladbach
Borussia Dortmund 6-1 Borussia Monchengladbach

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat trick as Dortmund thrash Gladbach

Borussia Dortmund powered two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a thumping 6-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.

17/10/2017
11:00 | ATP 250 - Kremlin Cup
11:00 | ATP 250 - European Open - Antwerp
11:00 | ATP 250 - Stockholm Open
11:00 | WTA - Moscow - Kremlin Cup
20:45 | Spartak Moskva - Sevilla
20:45 | Maribor - Liverpool
20:45 | Manchester City - Napoli
20:45 | Feyenoord - Shakhtar Donetsk
20:45 | Monaco - Besiktas
20:45 | RB Leipzig - Porto
20:45 | APOEL - Borussia Dortmund
20:45 | Real Madrid - Tottenham Hotspur
18/10/2017
11:00 | ATP 250 - Kremlin Cup
11:00 | ATP 250 - European Open - Antwerp
11:00 | ATP 250 - Stockholm Open
11:00 | WTA - Moscow - Kremlin Cup
20:45 | Qarabag - Atletico Madrid
20:45 | CSKA Moskva - Basel
20:45 | Benfica - Manchester United
20:45 | Anderlecht - PSG
20:45 | Bayern Munich - Celtic
20:45 | Chelsea - Roma
20:45 | Juventus - Sporting
20:45 | Barcelona - Olympiakos
19/10/2017
11:00 | ATP 250 - Kremlin Cup
11:00 | ATP 250 - European Open - Antwerp
11:00 | ATP 250 - Stockholm Open
11:00 | WTA - Moscow - Kremlin Cup
19:00 | Ostersunds - Athletic Club
19:00 | Zorya - Hertha BSC
19:00 | BATE - Cologne
19:00 | Crvena Zvezda - Arsenal
19:00 | Olympique Marseille - Vitoria Guimaraes
19:00 | Nice - Lazio
19:00 | Zenit - Rosenborg
19:00 | Vardar - Real Sociedad
21:05 | Villarreal - Slavia Praha
21:05 | Milan - AEK Athens
21:05 | Everton - Olympique Lyon
21:05 | Atalanta - Apollon
20/10/2017
11:00 | ATP 250 - Kremlin Cup
11:00 | ATP 250 - European Open - Antwerp
11:00 | ATP 250 - Stockholm Open
11:00 | WTA - Moscow - Kremlin Cup
17:00 | Formula 1 - United States Grand Prix - Free Practice 1
21:00 | Formula 1 - United States Grand Prix - Free Practice 2
DERBY OF THE WEEK
Real Madrid - Tottenham
Derby of the week
20:45
17/10/2017
Derby of the week
W 1.40    
   W 7.00
Football Live Scores
Tennis Live Scores
Free Betting Tips