Dortmund vs FC Koln – Following a 2-2 draw with Schalke in a Bundesliga 1 match, Borussia Dortmund will compete in this contest.
Borussia Dortmund had 66% of the game’s possession and 7 of its 19 attempts on goal were successful. Raphael Guerreiro (60′) and Nico Schlotterbeck (38′) both scored goals for Borussia Dortmund.
Schalke 04, on the other hand, had 10 attempts total, four of which were on goal. For Schalke, goals were made by Kenan Karaman (79′) and Marius Bülter (50′).
Borussia Dortmund under Edin Terzi have received benefits for their shots on goal a total of 10 times over their last six games, with an average of 1.67 goals being scored per game.
Looking at their previous performances, Borussia Dortmund has lost both of their Bundesliga games to Cologne.
In their last nine home league games, they have not lost. Teams from other countries have not exactly had it easy here.
Following a losing effort in their most recent Bundesliga 1 contest against VfL Bochum, Cologne and their visiting supporters will be hoping for a better outcome here.
Cologne had a 63% possession advantage and 5 of its 11 attempts on goal were successful. Bochum made 9 efforts at goal for their adversaries, scoring on 3. Erhan Maovi (76′) and Kevin Stöger (9′) both scored goals for VfL Bochum.
It is now clear that Cologne has only managed to score three goals in their previous six games, which is a dismal result. Additionally, Köln has had seven goals scored against them overall in those games.
Time will tell, though, if this pattern holds true for the forthcoming game. Cologne had lost their last nine league games on the road, coming into this encounter. Who can say how long it will last, either.
Dortmund vs FC Koln – Betting Analysis
Based on the results of their previous meetings, which date back to 24 January 2020, neither team has emerged as the overall victor, with Borussia Dortmund winning two of them, Cologne winning two, and two games ending in draws.
There were a ton of goals in those contests as well — a total of 22, or 3.67 goals per match. The last league encounter between these teams was Bundesliga 1 encounter Day 8 on October 1, 2022, with Cologne defeating Borussia Dortmund 3-2.
In that game, Cologne had 42% of the possession and 10 of its 21 attempts on goal were successful. The goals were scored by Benno Schmitz (79′ Own Goal), Dejan Ljubii (71′), Steffen Tigges (53′), and Florian Kainz.
Borussia Dortmund, on the other hand, had 22 attempts total, with 8 of them finding the back of the net. (31′) Julian Brandt scored. Harm Osmers officiated the game.
For Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzi, the following players are unavailable: Mateu Morey Bauzà (fitness), Julien Duranville (muscle partial avulsion), Julian Brandt (torn muscle fiber), Karim Adeyemi (torn muscle fiber), and Youssoufa Moukoko (ruptured syndesmotic ligament).
Steffen Baumgart, the manager of Cologne, has no fitness concerns going into this game because there is a complete healthy group available for selection.
According to our assessment, Borussia Dortmund can and should control the ball and be awarded with respectable opportunities.
On the other end, Cologne might find it difficult to register a goal, though we do believe it’s likely that they’ll be dangerous at moments as well.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the win-draw-win market, a victory for Borussia Dortmund is available for 1.48, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 4.8 and selecting the winning team to be Cologne is 6.3. They are the most competitive prices that can be secured right now.