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1. FC Cologne vs. Borussia Dortmund 11/28/2020 Bundesliga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

1. FC Cologne challenges Borussia Dortmund on 11/28/2020 at 9:30AM

Borussia Dortmund meets 1. FC Cologne in a regular season match. 1. FC Cologne with a record of 0-3-5 this season comes into this game with a 0-2-1 record on the road. Borussia Dortmund is 6-0-2 this season and is 3-0-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for 1. FC Cologne and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Borussia Dortmund after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against 1. FC Cologne.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Borussia Dortmund and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Borussia Dortmund came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on 1. FC Cologne at their home pitch.

The 1. FC Cologne Roster

The Players to Watch for the 1. FC Cologne

Sebastian Andersson FW

As a shooter, Sebastian Andersson had 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Andersson was ranked #154 in shots attempted this season. Sebastian Andersson has 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #8 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Sebastian Andersson had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Andersson was ranked #35 in goals this season. Sebastian Andersson has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sebastian Andersson was ranked #263 in assists this season.

Sebastian Andersson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Andersson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Rafael Czichos DF

As a shooter, Rafael Czichos had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Rafael Czichos was ranked #131 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rafael Czichos had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Rafael Czichos was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season.

Rafael Czichos has 0 goals scored this season. Rafael Czichos was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Rafael Czichos had 0 assists this season. Rafael Czichos was ranked #263 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Rafael Czichos has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Czichos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Ondrej Duda MF

As a shooter, Ondrej Duda had 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ondrej Duda was ranked #252 in shots attempted this season. Ondrej Duda has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #47 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Ondrej Duda has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ondrej Duda was ranked #87 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Ondrej Duda had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Ondrej Duda was ranked #75 in assists this season.

Ondrej Duda has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ondrej Duda has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Sebastiaan Bornauw DF

Sebastiaan Bornauw has 3 shots fired this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #131 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Sebastiaan Bornauw has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #325 in shots on goal this season.

Sebastiaan Bornauw has 0 goals scored this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Sebastiaan Bornauw has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Sebastiaan Bornauw was ranked #75 in assists this season.

Sebastiaan Bornauw has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastiaan Bornauw has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Jannes Horn DF

As a shooter, Jannes Horn had 1 shots fired this season. Jannes Horn was ranked #285 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jannes Horn had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Jannes Horn has 0 goals scored this season. Jannes Horn was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Jannes Horn had 0 assists this season. Jannes Horn was ranked #263 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Jannes Horn has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jannes Horn has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Salih Özcan MF

As a shooter, Salih Özcan had 2 shots fired this season. Salih Özcan was ranked #179 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Salih Özcan has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salih Özcan was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Salih Özcan had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Salih Özcan was ranked #270 in goals this season. Salih Özcan has 0 assists this season. Salih Özcan was ranked #263 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Salih Özcan has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Salih Özcan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj MF,FW

Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #26 in shots attempted this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Elvis Rexhbeçaj had 1 goals this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #87 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Elvis Rexhbeçaj had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Elvis Rexhbeçaj was ranked #263 in assists this season.

Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Elvis Rexhbeçaj has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Ellyes Skhiri MF

Ellyes Skhiri has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #98 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ellyes Skhiri had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Ellyes Skhiri had 1 goals this season. Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #87 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his 1. FC Cologne teammates, Ellyes Skhiri had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Ellyes Skhiri was ranked #263 in assists this season.

Ellyes Skhiri has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ellyes Skhiri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

The Borussia Dortmund Roster

The Players to Watch for the Borussia Dortmund

Julian Brandt FW,MF

Julian Brandt has 5 shots fired this season. Julian Brandt was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Julian Brandt had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Julian Brandt has 0 goals scored this season. Julian Brandt was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Borussia Dortmund teammates, Julian Brandt had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Julian Brandt was ranked #75 in assists this season.

Julian Brandt has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Julian Brandt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Mats Hummels DF

Mats Hummels has 7 shots fired this season. Mats Hummels was ranked #26 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Mats Hummels has 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Mats Hummels was ranked #25 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mats Hummels had 3 goals this season. Mats Hummels was ranked #17 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Mats Hummels has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Mats Hummels was ranked #263 in assists this season.

Mats Hummels has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mats Hummels has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Thomas Meunier DF

Thomas Meunier has 8 shots fired this season. Thomas Meunier was ranked #11 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Thomas Meunier had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

As a scorer, Thomas Meunier had 0 goals this season. Thomas Meunier was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Borussia Dortmund teammates, Thomas Meunier had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Thomas Meunier was ranked #75 in assists this season.

Thomas Meunier has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Thomas Meunier has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Marco Reus FW,MF

As a shooter, Marco Reus had 14 shots fired this season. Marco Reus was ranked #221 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Marco Reus had 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Marco Reus has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Marco Reus was ranked #35 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Borussia Dortmund teammates, Marco Reus had 1 assists this season. Marco Reus was ranked #75 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Marco Reus has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marco Reus has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Gio Reyna FW,MF

Gio Reyna has 13 shots fired this season. Gio Reyna was ranked #223 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gio Reyna had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #47 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Gio Reyna has 1 goals scored this season. Gio Reyna was ranked #87 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Borussia Dortmund teammates, Gio Reyna had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Gio Reyna was ranked #10 in assists this season.

Gio Reyna has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Gio Reyna has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Axel Witsel MF

Axel Witsel has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Axel Witsel was ranked #43 in shots attempted this season. Axel Witsel has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Axel Witsel was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Axel Witsel had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Axel Witsel was ranked #270 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Borussia Dortmund teammates, Axel Witsel had 0 assists this season. Axel Witsel was ranked #263 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Axel Witsel has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Axel Witsel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Manuel Akanji DF

Manuel Akanji has 2 shots fired this season. Manuel Akanji was ranked #179 in shots attempted this season in the Bundesliga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Manuel Akanji had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season in the Bundesliga.

Manuel Akanji has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Manuel Akanji was ranked #87 in goals this season. Manuel Akanji has 0 assists this season. Manuel Akanji was ranked #263 in assists this season in the Bundesliga League.

Manuel Akanji has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Manuel Akanji has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

Jude Bellingham MF

Jude Bellingham has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jude Bellingham was ranked #26 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jude Bellingham had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Bundesliga, Jude Bellingham was ranked #47 in shots on goal this season.

Jude Bellingham has 0 goals scored this season. Jude Bellingham was ranked #270 in goals this season in the Bundesliga. Jude Bellingham has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Bundesliga, Jude Bellingham was ranked #26 in assists this season.

Jude Bellingham has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jude Bellingham has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Bundesliga action.

1. FC Cologne Team Stats

The 1. FC Cologne Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to score 0.75 goals. This puts 1. FC Cologne in a ranking of #16 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne scored those goals off assists 83.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.62 assists. 1. FC Cologne has a ranking of #16 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

1. FC Cologne converted on 0.25 of attempted shots on goal. 1. FC Cologne has a #14 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

1. FC Cologne attempted 3.0 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. 1. FC Cologne has a #16 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, 1. FC Cologne is able to get 30.0 of their shots to be on goal(target). 1. FC Cologne has a #16 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

1. FC Cologne Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, 1. FC Cologne was able to hold opponents to 1.12 goals. 1. FC Cologne is #6 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers fended off 4.12 shots per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne is ranked #9 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.7% of shots on target were saved by 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #6 in shots saved percentage. 1. FC Cologne goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. This puts 1. FC Cologne at #16 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

1. FC Cologne Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne had 1.38 crosses of the ball on the pitch. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 94 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne had 12.38 interceptions. This puts 1. FC Cologne in the top 36 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne commits 0.0 fouls. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 39 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, 1. FC Cologne drew 14.88 fouls. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 11 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. 1. FC Cologne had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.88 times per 90 minutes of action. 1. FC Cologne is in the top 89 percentile in offside calls against them.

Borussia Dortmund Team Stats

The Borussia Dortmund Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Borussia Dortmund was able to score 2.37 goals. Borussia Dortmund is ranked #2 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Borussia Dortmund scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 2.00 assists. Borussia Dortmund has a ranking of #2 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Borussia Dortmund was able to score at a 0.39 rate on their shots on target. Is Borussia Dortmund a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #2 in Bundesliga in shooting percentage.

Borussia Dortmund attempted 6.12 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #2 in Bundesliga in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Borussia Dortmund attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 38.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #2 in Bundesliga in shots on target.

Borussia Dortmund Defensive Stats and Metrics

Borussia Dortmund gave up 0.75 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Borussia Dortmund is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.75 shots were saved by Borussia Dortmund goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Borussia Dortmund in a ranking of #3 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.7% of shots on target were saved by Borussia Dortmund goalkeepers. Borussia Dortmund goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #6 in shots saved percentage. Borussia Dortmund goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 62.5% of the time. This puts Borussia Dortmund at #1 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Borussia Dortmund Utility Stats

Borussia Dortmund tried 1.88 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Borussia Dortmund is in the top 67 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Borussia Dortmund has successfully intercepted 12.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. Borussia Dortmund is in the top 50 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Borussia Dortmund commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Borussia Dortmund in the top 39 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Borussia Dortmund drew 11.12 fouls. Borussia Dortmund is in the top 83 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Borussia Dortmund committed an offside 10.88 times. Borussia Dortmund is in the top 22 percentile in offside calls against them.

1. FC Cologne vs. Borussia Dortmund Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: 1. FC Cologne 4 Borussia Dortmund 5

Moneyline Pick: Borussia Dortmund -400 Will Hill