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Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Preview & Betting Tips - Pressure on Paderborn in the Bundesliga

Fortuna Dusseldorf have drawn 4 of their last 6 Bundesliga matches
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Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Fortuna Dusseldorf host Paderborn in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Paderborn are fighting against relegation and will be fighting hard to avoid defeat at Merkur Spiel-Arena. Can they get a result?

Fortuna Dusseldorf Form


Fortuna Dusseldorf have stabilised since manager Uwe Rösler took over in January. They have lost once in his eight matches in charge, a 4-1 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach.

Fortuna followed up with a 2-0 win at Freiburg and a 3-3 home draw against Hertha Berlin where they let a 3-0 lead slip. 

They were knocked out of the German Cup in a penalty shootout at Regionalliga club Saarbrücken. Fortuna Dusseldorf’s last match was a 1-1 draw at Mainz thanks to a late Kenan Karaman equaliser.

Fortuna Dusseldorf News


Goalkeeper Zack Steffen, defensive midfielder Adam Bodzek and attacker Dawid Kownacki are all injured for Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Uwe Rösler
Fortuna Dusseldorf head coach Uwe Rösler replaced Friedhelm Funkel in January (Getty Images)

Paderborn Form


The break came at a good time for Paderborn who have lost their last four matches. They remain bottom of the Bundesliga table.

Steffen Baumgart’s side lost 2-1 at home against Hertha Berlin before a 3-2 defeat at Bayern Munich where they conceded in the 88th minute. 

Paderborn then lost 2-0 in Mainz and 2-1 at home to Koln in their previous match. 

Paderborn News


Central defender Luca Kilian could return from injury while striker Streli Mamba is close to a return.

Streli Mamba
Paderborn forward Streli Mamba is close to returning from injury (Getty Images)

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Head to Head


Paderborn have an 8-2 advantage against Fortuna Dusseldorf with nine draws in 19 meetings. Paderborn won 2-0 at home in the first encounter this season. 

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Betting Odds


Fortuna Dusseldorf are $2.05 favourites with Paderborn priced at $3.30. A draw is available at $3.60 with bet365.

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Match Up


Fortuna Dusseldorf have traditionally struggled against Paderborn, winning just one their nine home matches. Many of those matches came in the second division prior to 2015.

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Stats


  • Fortuna Dusseldorf have drawn their last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf have drawn 4 of their last 6 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf have won 1 of their last 9 home matches against Paderborn (all competitions).
  • Paderborn are undefeated in 4 of their last 7 away matches (Bundesliga).
  • Paderborn have lost their last 4 matches (Bundesliga).

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn FAQ

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Where is Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn being played?

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn is being played at Merkur Spiel-Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany.

When is Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn being played?

Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn is being played at 11:30pm AEST on Saturday 16 May 2020.

Verdict

This match is a risky proposition. Paderborn will be fighting for a draw and could secure it with both sides lacking match fitness.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @3.60 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @7.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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