24 May 2020 live
FC Koln vs Fortuna Duesseldorf – Bundesliga Match Preview, Kick-Off Time & Match Prediction
This Sunday, Bundesliga action will continue as Match Day 27 gets underway with three matches lined up for the day.
Fortuna Duesseldorf who got a goal-less draw against Paderborn last weekend will be looking for a victory this Sunday when they take on FC Koln. They have won only once in six Bundesliga matches; DLWDDD. Fortuna are currently placed 16 on the league table and look bound for relegation at the end of the season. Coach, Uwe Rösler knows only a victory can put his club back on track as he works desperately to escape relegation. With 24 points from 26 Bundesliga appearances, they have 5W, 8D and 13L and 27 goals so far this season. Coach, Uwe Rösler will likely play a 3-5-2 formation with the duo of Kenan Karaman and Erik Thommy leading the attack. In total, both players have a combination of 9 goals and 5 assists between them.
Meanwhile, this will also be FC Koln 27th league appearances of the season. They come into this fixture after a 2-2 draw with Mainz 05 last weekend. FC Koln are 10th on the league table with 33 points. With three victories and two defeats in their last six Bundesliga matches; LWWWLD, they have 10W, 3D, and 13L so far. FC Koln has also scored 41 times and conceded 47 goals this season. Head coach, Markus Gisdol will likely adopt a 4-2-3-1 formation with Jhon Cordoba leading Koln’s attack. Cordoba has 10 goals and 1 assist this season and remains FC Koln’s most promising player. He will be looking forward to getting a goal or putting in one more assist when his side meets Fortuna Duesseldorf on Sunday.
The reverse fixture took place in October, 2019 and ended 1-2 in favor of Fortuna Duesseldorf. Fortuna’s Shinta Appelkamp (5′) put his side ahead before Michel Stoecker (71’) equalized for Koln. Later on, Kevin Hagemann scored in the 61st minute of the game to restore the lead for Fortuna Duesseldorf until the end of the game. Previously, they met on the 6th of May 2019. That match ended in an embarrassing 0-5 defeat for Fortuna. However, its likely that this match will end in a draw.
1-1 is predicted at full-time.
Date: Sunday, 24th of May, 2020.
Kick-Off Time: 18:00 (GMT+2).
Venue: Merkur Spiel-Arena
Match Day: 27.
What time is kick off?
The match begins at 17:00.
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