Bundesliga: Paderborn vs Dortmund game preview, stat and predictions


31 May 2020 live

17:00 UTC




SC Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund – Bundesliga Match Preview, Kick-Off Time & Match Prediction

This Sunday, Bundesliga action will continue on Match Day 29 after Match Day 28 came to its conclusion on Wednesday. Match Day 29 will continue behind closed doors as a precautionary measure to ensure the spread of Corona Virus is contained

This will be Dortmund’s 29th league appearances of the season. Dortmund are 2nd on the league table with seven points behind Bayern Munich. They lost to the German rivals by a lone goal last Tuesday. That was their only defeat in six games; WWWWWL. Dortmund has 17W, 6D and 5L in 28 league appearances and have scored 74 times this season. They have also conceded 34 goals at their own end of goal and have a GD of +40. Coach Lucien Favre of Dortmund will line up with his usual 3-4-2-1 formation against SC Paderborn. Erling Haaland was unable to get any goal in Dortmund’s last game and was substituted off before the end of the game. He is expected to lead the attack once more. Jadon Sancho who has 16 assists to his name might start again from the bench as he did against Bayern Munich. He has 14 goals so far this season.

Meanwhile, SC Paderborn come off with a 0-0 draw against Augsburg earlier in the week. That was Paderborn’s third draw in their last six Bundesliga matches after three straight defeats, LLLDDD. They are last on the league table with 4W, 7D and 17L and have earned 19 points from 28 league appearances. SC Paderborn has 31 goals but have conceded 55 goals this season. Coach, Steffen Baumgart will likely use a 4-4-2 formation like he did against Augsburg. Streli Mamba with a total of 5 goals this season is expected to be in Paderborn’s attack. Meanwhile, Kai Proger with 6 assists will also be looking to stretch his tally. Streli has 2 assists to his name while Kai Proger has 2 goals this season.

The first leg took place in November, 2019 and ended 3-3 draw. Previously, they played in August 2019 and it ended 6-1 in favor of Dortmund. Dortmund won by another wide margin (7-1) before those two encounters.

Another wide margin victory is expected from Dortmund when both meet at the Benteler Arena. A 5-0 victory for Borussia Dortmund is predicted. SC Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund will be the last match of the day on Sunday.

Date: Sunday, 1st of June, 2020.

Venue: Benteler Arena

Kick-off time: 18:00 (GMT +2).

Match Day: 29.


What time is kick off?
The match begins at 17:00.

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