FC Koln – Freiburg : Preview & Prediction
Cologne and Freiburg meet at the RheinEnergieStadion in a round of the Bundesliga round. The last direct clash between the two teams, on 12-02-2017, ended with Freiburg’s 2-1 win over Freiburg, . Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of the Colony
The home team is currently in 18th place with 3 points drawn after 3 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Hertha Berlin by (0-2). In the last match, he drew away for Schalke 04 by (2-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 25 conceded, against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 home defeats, with 19 goals scored and 22 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat out with the Red Star by (1-0). For the championship, the Colônia conquered 1 point in 18 possible, after 1 tie and 5 losses in the last 6 games that disputed in its stadium.
In this competition, you have not won 14 matches. In their domestic league matches the most frequent scorer in the break was 0-1 (4 out of 6 matches). The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. The team has had many difficulties in scoring first. Indeed, it only opened the scoring once in the last 14 matches by the Bundesliga. In 14 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 10 home games in all competitions there are 2 highlights: he scored 4 of his 8 goals in minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 5 of his 14 goals in minutes (16’-30 ‘).
The Cologne continue to perform poorly in this edition of the German Championship, as it is the only club that has not yet won the competition, accumulating eleven defeats in fourteen rounds. However, at least the team managed to score in their last clash against Schalke 04 in a game where they did not play well, with 36% possession and only seven finals. As it was clear in this last round, the defensive system has been taking great responsibility in the team’s disastrous campaign as it has not conceded in just two matches and is now the most leaked of the competition with an average of 1.92 goals conceded per game . Playing at home, the club owns the worst campaign, and in that condition has the worst attack of all. For that duel, the coach will not have at his disposal the attacker Osako, who is suspended.
Analysis of Freiburg
The visiting team is currently in 16th place with 12 points, after 2 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, won at home to Mainz by (2-1). In the last match, they drew at home to Hamburg by (0-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 33 goals scored and 33 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 12 conceded. His last away game for this competition ended with a 3-1 loss to Wolfsburg. In the last 6 games away from the championship, Freiburg recorded 1 draw and 5 defeats, having won 1 point out of 18.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor makes 6 games. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result in the interval was 2-0 (3 out of 6 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, as 32 of his last 43 games have finished with over 2.5 goals. This is a team that scored few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 3 of their last 14 Bundesliga matches, of those 3 reached the break in advantage in 1 and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 14 games in this competition , only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Freiburg and their opponents have been making a bad campaign in the Bundesliga, but are on the pitch a little more relieved after sketching a reaction in the final rounds, in which they added a win and a draw. In their last clash, the team had more game volume and even finished more than twice as many times as the opponents, but it was not efficient and only conceded a scoreless draw against Hamburg at home.
FC Koln – Freiburg : Betting Tips
FC Koln – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70