Dortmund vs Koln prediction comes before the 19th Bundesliga round matchup. This game will be played on Friday, November 24, at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany. In this match preview, you will find some betting tips and correct score predictions based on a thorough analysis of these two teams.
Dortmund vs Koln Betting Tips
Dortmund are flying high in the Bundesliga and can get even higher if they continue playing well. They started the year 2020 very well for them, as they won the only match they played so far. They beat Augsburg 5:3 after being 3:1 down. What happened with Dortmund that helped them get all three points? Erling Haaland happened!
The new signing entered the game in the second half, making his Dortmund debut. And what a debut it was! Haaland scored a hat-trick, showing everyone that the future is his. The 19-year-old will probably start the game against Koln and everyone is eager to see him in action again.
Although confidence and enthusiasm are on the side of Dortmund, the form is on the side of the visiting team. Koln are very low in the table, but their recent form is of a top-ranking team. This side has won their previous four Bundesliga matches.
In their winning run, they managed to take a few scalps of German heavyweights like Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg. The question is whether they have the quality to upset Dortmund as well? Probably not, especially because they’re playing an away game. This team has won only 7 points on the road this season.
In addition, their opponents, Dortmund, have been sensational at home. This team is still without a defeat at the Signal Iduna Park, with 5 wins and 3 draws. Another thing going in the favor of the hosts is their record with Koln.
Dortmund are without a defeat against Koln since 2015, having won the three previous duels, including the one played in October at Koln’s turf. In that game, Dortmund won 3:1. Something similar might happen this time as well, especially because Dortmund are looking to keep up with the teams above them in the Bundesliga table.
Right now, Dortmund are trailing by 7 points behind the table leaders RB Leipzig. There are two other teams in-between, namely Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach, both of which Dortmund have a chance to leapfrog over the weekend. They need the rivals to win, while also dominantly beating Koln on Friday.
Our Dortmund vs Koln Prediction: Dortmund
Dortmund vs Koln Correct Score Prediction: 3:1
Dortmund Form and Latest News
Most of Dortmund’s key players are fit and ready for the game. He only two players out of the squad are Delaney and Schmelzer. This means that Dortmund can play with their best XI from the very start of the game.
Koln Form and Latest News
As previously mentioned, this team has been in a sensational form. The trouble is that they just don’t have the player quality to snatch a point off a team as strong as Borussia Dortmund. When it comes to injury, the players they are going to miss in this game are Bader and Clemens.
Dortmund vs Koln Predicted Lineups
Dortmund predicted lineup: Burki – Hummels, Akanji, Piszczek, Hakimi, Guerreiro – Witsel, Brandt, Hazard, Sancho – Haaland
Koln predicted lineup: Horn – Czichos, Bornauw, Ehizibue, Katterbach – Hecor, Skhiri, Uth, Thielmann, Jakobs – Cordoba
Other Dortmund vs Koln betting tips:
Over 2.5 goals @1.37
Erling Haaland to score @1.5