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Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Preview & Betting Tips - Can Koln make amends at home?

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Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Koln host Fortuna Dusseldorf in the Bundesliga on Monday. Koln threw away a 2-0 lead at Rhein Energie Stadion last weekend but can redeem themselves with Mark Uth leading the way.

Koln Form


Koln have won eight of their last 12 Bundesliga matches to climb away from the relegation zone. They won three in a row including a 5-0 win at Hertha Berlin 5-0, 3-0 home win against Schalke and 2-1 win at Paderborn.

Their last match before the break was a 2-1 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach. Markus Gisdol’s side returned with a 2-2 home draw against Mainz.

An early Mark Uth penalty put them ahead with Florian Kainz making it 2-0 in the 53rd minute. They couldn’t hold on and had to settle for a point.

Koln have won five of their last seven home matches in the Bundesliga and won by 2+ goals in three of their last five at Rhein Energie Stadion.

Koln News


Centre back Rafael Czichos is injured and Jorge Meré was not in the squad against Mainz. Tony Leistner and Sebastiaan Bornauw should continue in central defence.

Ismail Jakobs could return to put pressure on Jan Thielmann and Dominick Drexler for the left wing position.

Mark Uth has been influential since signing from Schalke with five goals and four assists in eight Bundesliga matches.

Mark Uth
Mark Uth has been in great form for Koln (Getty Images)

Fortuna Dusseldorf Form


Fortuna Dusseldorf have stabilised since Uwe Rösler became manager in January. They have become draw specialists after four consecutive draws in all competitions and five of their last seven Bundesliga matches.

Fortuna drew 3-3 at home against Hertha Berlin where they let a 3-0 lead slip. They were eliminated from the German Cup in a penalty shootout at Regionalliga club Saarbrücken after ending in a 1-1 draw.

Fortuna Dusseldorf drew 1-1 at Mainz before the break and drew 0-0 at home against Paderborn last Saturday. Valon Berisha and Steven Skrzybski hit the woodwork but they couldn’t break the deadlock.

Fortuna Dusseldorf News


Goalkeeper Zack Steffen and forward Dawid Kownacki are both injured. Defensive midfielder Adam Bodzek came off the bench against Paderborn but Oliver Fink is doubtful.

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Head to Head


Koln have a 34-14 advantage against Fortuna Dusseldorf with 18 draws in 66 meetings. Fortuna won the first fixture 2-0 this season with Rouwen Hennings and Erik Thommy scoring in Dusseldorf.

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Odds


Koln are $1.80 favourites at home with Fortuna Dusseldorf priced at 4.00. A draw is available at 3.80.

Koln have seen over 2.5 goals in their last nine Bundesliga matches which is available at $1.70 at Sportsbet.

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Match Up


Koln do their best work at home and will be desperate to make amends after throwing away a 2-0 lead last weekend. 

Fortuna Dusseldorf have been tough to beat in recent months, can they avoid defeat in the Rhine derby?

Fortuna Dusseldorf
Fortuna Dusseldorf drew 0-0 against Paderborn on May 16 (Getty Images)

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Stats


  • Koln have won 5 of their last 7 home matches (Bundesliga).
  • Koln have won by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches (Bundesliga).
  • Koln have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 9 matches (Bundesliga).
  • Koln have won by 2+ goals in 2 of their last 3 home matches Fortuna Dusseldorf (Bundesliga).
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf have drawn their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf have drawn 5 of their last 7 matches (Bundesliga).

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf FAQ

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Where is Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf being played?

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf is being played at Rhein Energie Stadion in Koln, Germany.

When is Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf being played?

Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf is being played at 02:00 AEST on Monday 25 May 2020.

Verdict

Koln can go one better after throwing away a 2-0 lead last week. Mark Uth is Koln's free kick and penalty taker with four goals in his last five matches.

Best Bet: Koln Win Full Time Result @1.80 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: Mark Uth Anytime Goalscorer @3.20 at Sportsbet - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Mark Uth First Goalscorer @6.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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