FC Koln vs Union Berlin Prediction & Match Preview

1.FC Koln vs Union Berlin
German Bundesliga
Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: RheinEnergieStadion.

The Iron Ones have been one of the best and most consistent teams in the competition this season. Barring their loss in the opening game, they have remained unbeaten so far, and only Bayern have scored more goals than them in the league.

Do also note that only three teams – Leipzig, Dortmund, and Wolfsburg have conceded fewer goals than them this season in the German top flight.

Meanwhile, the Billy Goats have been one of the worst teams in the Bundesliga in 2020-21. They are currently placed 16th in the table, and till now they are searching for their first win this campaign.

Moving on, they also have a terrible h2h record over the years against this opponent.

Considering these factors, it’s clear that Union Berlin have the upper hand this weekend.

Koln vs Union Berlin: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Urs Fischer’s men are on a three-match winning run.
  • They have scored two or more goals in the previous three encounters.
  • It’s been six years since they have lost against this opponent.
  • At this stadium, the guests have a 100% winning record in Bundesliga games, and they have also scored two or more goals in all such match-ups.

Koln vs Union Berlin: Prediction

Markus Gisdol’s men were held to a 1-1 draw the last match-day, by Bremen. In the meantime, the Iron Ones recorded a 5-0 win at home.

The Billy Goats are winless in their last eight overall match-ups, and they had lost five of these games. In fact, their only win and only clean sheet this season had come against a team from the lower division, in the DFB Pokal.

Moreover, they are also winless in their last six home appearances, and they had lost five of these games as well. Do also note that they had conceded a total of 15 goals from these six match-ups.

On the other hand, their counterparts are unbeaten in their last seven straight fixtures, and they had also remained so in ten of their former eleven games. And impressively, they have a 100% unbeaten record this season on the road, and have not once failed to score in such games.

On top of all that, Fischer’s men also have a great h2h record against this rival in the past six-year period.

Taking into account all these stats, expect a winning performance from Union Berlin this weekend.

Koln vs Union Berlin: Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: Union Berlin or Draw @ 1.44 (4/9)
  • Union Berlin to Win Either Half @ 1.83 (5/6).