FC Koln – Bayern Munich Prediction & Picks (05.05.2018)


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Köln and Bayern München meet at RheinEnergieStadion, in a match for the 33rd round of the Bundesliga. Bayern München won at home (1-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 12-13-2017. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches won 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 04-03-2017, in a match for the Bundesliga that ended with the victory of Bayern München by (0-3). Javi Martínez (25 ‘), Juan Bernat (48’) and F. Ribéry (90 ‘) scored the goals of the match for Bayern München. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.


After 5 wins, 7 draws and 20 losses, the home team is currently in the 18 th position, with 22 points won. In the last match, they lost in an away match against Freiburg (3-2), after in the previous match they tied (2-2) at home, against Schalke 04. This is a stronger team with support of your fans, as in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 29 conceded; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 23 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Köln has a record of 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 13 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 32 matches in this competition, they only won 1 comeback in the 19 games in which they suffered the first goal.

The Colony enters this unmotivated round, after a foreign snub, by 3-2, in the visit to the land of Freiburg. The whole house must act in a tactical system in 5-2-3, with the objective of using the central corridor to invest in the offensive process. In any case, it is guessed that the Colony adopts a more defensive position, taking into account the quality of the rival of this day. The Cologne coach will not be able to count on Guiralla and Lehmann, because they are injured. Meré will also be on the outside, because he is suspended.

Bayern München:

The away team is currently in the 1 st position of the league, with 81 points won, after 26 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Hannover 96, by (0-3). In the last match, they won in a home match against Eintracht Frankfurt, by (4-1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 13 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in away matches, with 46 goals scored and 11 conceded; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 49 goals scored and 14 conceded. The team comes to this match after a draw away with Real Madrid by (2-2). For the league, Bayern München won 24 points out of 30 possible points, after 8 wins and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually does not feel difficult to open the scoring: it marked the first goal in 24 of the last 32 matches for the Bundesliga, of these 24 came to the break in advantage in 17 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90s ‘in 21. In 32 matches in this competition, they suffered the first goal 7 times, but got the comeback in 5.

Bayern Munich enters this unmotivated match, having been removed from the Champions League by Real Madrid. Normally, Bayern Munich usually controls their games in the opponent’s midfield, practicing a style of possession possession and constant short passes. However, the visiting team usually acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, being able to apply one of their weapons, the counterattack. In this tactical drawing, the three players responsible for throwing the panic in the opposing defense are Muller, Lewandowski and Ribéry. Everything indicates that the foreign technician should not be able to count on Robben, Vidal, Boateng, Coman and Neuer, for being injured.

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