Borussia Dortmund vs Köln Match Preview
Köln travel to Signal-Iduna-Park to take on Borussia Dortmund on Saturday 28 November. Kick-off is 2:30pm (UK time) for this Bundesliga fixture.
BT Sport 3 will be showing this match in the UK.
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Head To Head
Borussia Dortmund played Köln in January. It was a Bundesliga fixture. The winners were Borussia Dortmund securing a margin of 5-1. E. B. Haaland bagged a brace for the home side.
During the last decade of action, these teams have met a total of 13 times. Borussia Dortmund have emerged victorious in 7 of them. Köln have won 2 matches. A stalemate has occurred 4 times.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 3.46 goals per match. Borussia Dortmund score an average of 2.54 and Köln have scored an average of 0.92 each time they've met.
In terms of the impact of home advantage in this match-up, whichever side has been home has won 53% of the matches between them. The visiting side has won 15%.
Right now Borussia Dortmund have 15 points in the Bundesliga, giving them 3rd position.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 42 matches. They have 25 wins; 4 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Borussia Dortmund a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 59%-9%-30%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 2.6 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.55.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 61% (13 wins) from 21 home fixtures. 14% (3) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (5) ending in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 2.9 times when at home in this same period. They have conceded 1.71.
In recent form, they have a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches; 6 of these matches have been wins. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 6 games in their last ten outings.
They are also on a run of 9 matches in a row in which they have scored.
In 16th place in Bundesliga with 3 points we have the away team.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 26 matches. They have 10 wins; 6 draws; and 10 losses. This gives Köln a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 38%-23%-38%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.77 goals for, and 1.65 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 36% (4 wins) from the latest 11 away fixtures. 18% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 45% (5) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 2.0 goals when away in this same period. They have conceded 2.09.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 15 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 2 of these matches. In terms of the BTTS, 6 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 in the last ten.
They are also on a run of 5 matches in a row in which they have scored.