Koln vs Borussia Dortmund Match Info
Match date: 23rd August 2019
Kick-Off: 7:30 pm
Stadium: RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne
Koln vs Borussia Dortmund Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
2 Feb 2018 Koln 2 – 3 Borussia Dortmund
17 Sep 2017 Borussia Dortmund 5 – 0 Koln
29 Apr 2017 Borussia Dortmund 0 – 0 Koln
Matches played: 87
Koln wins: 28
Borussia Dortmund wins: 36
Koln vs Borussia Dortmund Stats
- Koln topped the 2. Bundesliga table and returned to the top-flight after a season in the second tier
- Billygoats saw a disappointing 2-1 loss at Wolfsburg as they opened the new campaign
- Paco Alcacer (x2), Jadon Sancho, Marco Reus, and Julian Brandt all made it on the scoresheet as BVB beat Augsburg on Matchday 1
Koln vs Borussia Dortmund Match Preview
Borussia Dortmund have been very convincing as they opened the new campaign with a 5-1 win over Augsburg on Saturday, now travelling to Cologne for their Matchday 2 clash in hope they can build on such a performance and snatch the important points at RheinEnergieStadion too.
BVB have beaten Bayern Munich (2-0) in Super Cup and Uerdingen (0-2) in DFB Pokal beforehand, building on their consistency through the pre-season and capitalizing on it early on. They now have a nine-match winning streak behind them and it feels Lucien Favre’s men are bursting with confidence.
Koln have, on the other hand, secured a return to Bundesliga after a season in the second tier but they’ve failed to make an immediate impact, suffering a 2-1 loss at Wolfsburg on the opening day of the campaign. They have been scoring goals but still struggled for consistency and this could prove costly now as well.
Billygoats have seen losses to Villarreal (1-3) and Southampton (2-0) in last two pre-season outings and only turned the DFB Pokal clash at Wehen Wiesbaden their way on penalties after a 3-3 draw, which could feel even more worrying. They will need more if they’re to hold off Borussia Dortmund and we don’t see them having what it takes.
We will thus back Borussia Dortmund to secure the points but we don’t really feel they can do so without conceding, as we go for them to win and a Yes on Both teams to score – which combines to an enticing 7/5 with William Hill and catches the eye of many in the know.
We thus expect a high-scoring contest in Cologne too and we’ll go for it with Over 2.5 Goals FT at 9/20 with MansionBet and looks like buying money for old rope with BVB’s rock-solid goalscoring records of recent.
Koln vs Borussia Dortmund Betting Tips
BVB to win & BTTS @ 7/5 with William Hill
Over 2.5 Goals FT @ 9/20 with MansionBet
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