FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf
Germany – Bundesliga
Date: Sunday, 24 May 2020
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Rhein Energie Stadion (Cologne).
With the promoted side at the driving seat, it will interest to watch Dusseldorf lock horns with Koln in the clash at Cologne, which is likely to see both sides in action.
FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has recorded three of the last five wins.
- Both teams have scored in three of the recent four fixtures.
- Their previous encounter gave a 2-0 home win for Flingeraner.
- The host is unbeaten at home in all the clashes since 1990.
FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Match preview
After three consecutive wins in the league, FC Koln again dropped points in the last two encounters in their schedule.
They were at home in their last clash where they shared the spoils with Mainz in a 2-2 score on the board.
Dusseldorf has barely made points in the campaign recently. They are unbeaten in the last five matches across all major contests with four of them ending up in a draw.
Their prior clash resulted in a goalless draw at home with Paderborn, marking the fourth consecutive draw in their record.
Look out for a close encounter with both teams likely to score in the ninety minutes.
FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Prediction
FC Koln being a promoted side will receive doubts about their form in the top tier league. Even though they are in the middle part of the table, Koln has a better record in the table than Dusseldorf.
The host has recorded 10 points more than Fortuna in the table. It has to be noted that Dusseldorf is in the table’s bottom and is a strong contender for relegation.
With a decent record in their home matches of 6 wins and 2 draws from 13 clashes, Die Geibocke will have use of the home ground advantage and could be a strong opponent for the visitors.
In sharp contrast, Flingeraner has won only two of their 13 away fixtures in the league so far. The visitor has lost 7 matches in the same period showing their poor away form.
Besides, Dusseldorf has not won in any of their visits to Cologne since 1990. They have met only three times within the 21st century, namely in 2013 and 2019.
The home win in full-time is a good option at 1.80 odds but to be safer, draw no bet at 1.40 will also give decent returns. It is for the punters to decide which one to wager upon.
Two of their recent three clashes have seen both teams entering the scoresheet in the match. As such, a BTTS with 1.60 odds will also be an excellent option for the punters.
FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Betting tips
Draw no bet: FC Koln @ 1.40 (2/5).
Both teams to score @ 1.60 (3/5).
Alternate bet: FC Koln to win @ 1.80 (4/5).