FC Köln vs Schalke – Predictions, Odds & Betting tips 07/08/2022, Team News and predicted lineups
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Bookmaker ratings: Prediction one: FC Koln not to lose and Total goals under 3.5 – 1.99
Bookmaker ratings: Prediction two: Total goals under 3.5 – 1.59
FC Koln not to lose and Total goals under 3.5
After DFB Pokal’s first-round elimination last weekend, Steffen Baumgart’s men will be looking to bounce back against a newly promoted Schalke.
Koln have not lost to Schalke in the previous 7 matches, while the guests have lost their last 7 away games in Bundesliga.
Total goals under 3.5
In the 5 previous h2h meetings in Bundesliga, only once teams managed to score more than 3.5 goals.
We expect a tense match that will result in a low-scoring game.
Preliminary review and match prediction for FC Köln vs Schalke
FC Köln had poor start of the season after knocking out of the German Cup first round by second-division side Jahn Regensburg.
Steffen Baumgart’s men managed to win back from 0:2 in the match but still lost in the penalty shootout.
However, the hosts ought to be confident of opening the season with a home victory – as they did in the previous campaign – after winning at home to both newly promoted sides in 2021/22.
— 1. FC Köln Supporters USA (@fckoelnUSA) August 3, 2022
On the other hand, one of the most successful sides in German football, Schalke, will make a Bundesliga comeback for the 2022/23 season after a one-year absence.
The Royal Blues have crowned the Bundesliga second-tier champions to make an immediate return to the top flight.
Meanwhile, Frank Kramer’s men got their 2022/23 season off to the perfect start with a 5-0 win away at SV Bremer in the first round of the German Cup last weekend.
- FC Koln are unbeaten in their previous 7 matches against Schalke in all competitions
- The visitors have lost their last 7 away league matches
Head to Head
- BUN: FC Koln 1:0 Schalke (22/05/2021)
- BUN: Schalke 1:2 FC Koln (20/01/2021)
- BUN: FC Koln 3:0 Schalke (29/02/2020)
For the hosts, Dimitrio Limnios is ruled out with ACL injury.
— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) August 4, 2022
On the other hand, Danny Latza and Simon Terrode both missed a recent cup match with muscle problems.
FC Köln: Schwabe; Schmitz, Chabot, Hubers, Hector, Kainz, Thielmann,Skhiri, Uth, Adamyan, Modeste
Schalke: Schwolow; Yoshida, Kaminski, Brunner, Ouwejan, Zalazar, Latza, Mohr, Kral, Polter, Terodde
As we mentioned, the hosts are unbeaten against Schalke in the previous 7 matches. If you are looking for safe bets, you can try “FC koln’s double chance” outcome. This bet has odds of 1.21 at 22Bet.
Most popular FAQ for FC Köln vs Schalke
Who won the last meeting between these clubs?
The last match between these teams ended in a 1:0 win for FC Koln in May 2021.
Where will this fixture be played?
This fixture will be played at RheinEnergieStadion (Köln)
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Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend checking out the odds at 22Bet for FC Köln vs RB Leipzig
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