Borussia Dortmund and FC Koln to Face-off on March 18 at 17:30 (UTC)

On March 18 at 17:30 (UTC), Borussia Dortmund will face FC Koln in a Bundesliga match. Borussia Dortmund is currently in 2nd place in the league while FC Koln is 12th. Julian Brandt has scored 8 goals this season for Borussia Dortmund and Ellyes Skhiri has scored 5 goals for FC Koln. With both teams having something to prove, this will be an exciting matchup to watch. Will Borussia Dortmund maintain their 2nd place standing or will FC Koln be able to upset them? Tune in to find out!

This season, Borussia Dortmund have had an impressive record at home, winning 9 out of 10 games. Their biggest win was 5-0, while their only loss was a narrow 2-3 defeat. Away from home, they have had mixed results, with a 1-3 win and a 3-0 loss being their respective extremes. FC Koln have been more consistent away from home, with 1 win, 6 draws, and 5 losses. Overall, Borussia Dortmund have had a successful season, and their home record is particularly impressive.

The key statistics of the players of both teams this season:

  • Assists: Raphaël Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) — 7 assists, Florian Kainz (FC Koln) — 6 assists.
  • Goalkeepers saves: Gregor Kobel (Borussia Dortmund) — 63, Marvin Schwäbe (FC Koln) — 57
  • Tackles: Nico Schlotterbeck (Borussia Dortmund) — 29, Ellyes Skhiri (FC Koln) — 42.
  • Most encounters won: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) — 206, Jonas Hector (FC Koln) — 182.
  • Yellow cards: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) — 6, Ondrej Duda (FC Koln) — 6.
  • Red cards: (Borussia Dortmund) — 0, Luca Kilian (FC Koln) — 2.

Top 5 scorers this season:

  1. Niclas Füllkrug (15, Werder Bremen)
  2. Vincenzo Grifo (12, SC Freiburg)
  3. Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
  4. Marcus Thuram (12, Borussia Monchengladbach)
  5. Jamal Musiala (11, Bayern Munich)

Team statistics:

This season has been a challenging one for both Borussia Dortmund and FC Koln. Despite Borussia Dortmund having 9 matches this season without scoring a goal, FC Koln has been an even more formidable opponent, having not conceded a goal in 5 matches. In addition, FC Koln has the greatest winning score gap, both at home and away, with 7-1 and 2-4 respectively. On the other hand, the biggest loss at home for Borussia Dortmund was 0-2 and away 5-0 for FC Koln. All in all, it has been a difficult season for both teams, but it will be interesting to see how the remainder of the season pans out.

The five previous matches played by the teams:

  • Borussia Dortmund — DWWWW
  • FC Koln — LDLLW

Borussia Dortmund has been on a winning streak recently, with five consecutive victories in their last five games. FC Koln, on the other hand, has had a more mixed bag, with two losses and two draws in their last five games, finishing up with a win. It looks like Borussia Dortmund is in good form and FC Koln will have their work cut out for them if they hope to get a result against them.

According to home statistics this season, Borussia Dortmund scores more goals and concedes more in the following intervals:

Intervals Goal Scored, % Goals conceded, %
0-15 12.77% 15.63%
16-30 14.89% 12.50%
31-45 21.28% 15.63%
46-60 14.89% 25.00%
61-75 10.64% 6.25%
76-90 21.28% 15.63%
91-105 4.26% 9.38%

FC Koln has the following time frames of scoring and conceding goals:

Intervals Goal Scored, % Goals conceded, %
0-15 18.75% 18.42%
16-30 12.50% 2.63%
31-45 9.38% 18.42%
46-60 21.88% 15.79%
61-75 12.50% 23.68%
76-90 25.00% 18.42%
91-105 0% 2.63%

Head-to-head stats:

Teams Games Win Draws Losses
Borussia Dortmund 6 2 1 0 2 1 0
FC Koln 0 1 2 0 1 2

Probabilities before the match:

Borussia Dortmund FC Koln
64.7% Winning the game 35.3%
79% Attack potential 21%
64% Potential in defense 36%
38% Strength against each other 62%
50% Goal Potential 50%

Summary: the probability of FC Koln winning – 10%, draw – 45%, loss – 45%. Thus Borussia Dortmund, most likely, win (win or draw)

Goal Forecast:Borussia Dortmund, is likely to score 4 goals, FC Koln is likely to score no more than 2.

The bookmaker odds for this match:

Home win Draw Away win

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The match between the teams Borussia Dortmund and FC Koln will take place on March 18 at 17:30 (UTC) at the stadium SIGNAL IDUNA PARK.

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