It’s the final showdown of the Bundesliga 2022/23 season and FC Koln will take on Bayern Munich at the RheinEnergieStadion. FC Koln were pegged to a 1-1 draw by Werder Bremen last weekend and will hope they can end the season on a happy note. Bayern Munich lost their chance of winning the title after last weekend’s defeat to RB Leipzig. Now they have to win here and hope that Borussia Dortmund fail to win their match.
FC Koln are 10th in the league with 42 points, while FC Bayern Munich are 2nd with 68 points and 2 points behind Borussia Dortmund in top spot.Grab Your Signup Bonus
FC Koln (DWWLW)
FC Koln have looked to have secured the 10th spot but they really need to pick up a win here in order to keep Borussia M’gladbach away, as there are only 2 points separating the two. FC Koln have been in good form in recent times, having 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in their last 5 league matches. Their last match ended in a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen. Their home statistics however, look bad. They have just 1 win, 2 defeats and 2 draws in their last 5 home games and their last home game was the 5-2 win over Hertha Berlin.
FC Koln are in 10th spot with 42 points and a goal ratio of 48:52. In 33 league games, they had 10 wins, 12 draws and 11 defeats.
FC Koln came up against Werder Bremen last weekend and there was nothing to separate the two sides. FC Koln were in front through Steffan Tigges opening goal in the 36th minute. And in the second half Romano Schmid drew Werder Bremen level after scoring in the 73rd minute. Both sides held until the final whistle and shared a point. According to statistics, FC Koln had 56% possession, 4 shots on target and 9 corner kicks.
Team streak: no losses (3), without a clean sheet (7), both teams scoring (6/7), first to score (4/5), first half winner (4/5), more than 10.5 corners (4/5).
Bayern Munich (LWWWL)
Bayern Munich bottled the league title with just 1 game to go and this will go down in their history. They were at the top spot last weekend but failed to beat RB Leipzig and instead lost the game. Their results in their last 5 matches were 3 wins and 2 defeats. Their away form has been quite bad as result shows. Their last 5 away matches ended in 2 wins and 3 defeats and the last time they played away from home, they beat Werder Bremen 2-1.
Bayern Munich are currently in second spot on the league table with 68 points, and 2 points behind league leaders Borussia Dortmund and their goal ratio is 90:37. In 33 matches, they had 20 wins, 8 draws and 5 defeats.
Bayern Munich had a tough test against RB Leipzig to retain their spot at the top but they failed, as they lost 3-1 at full time. FC Bayern Munich were in control of the game in the first half after Serge Gnabry gave them the opening goal in the 25th minute. But then in the second half, they conceded an equalizer as Konrad Laimer scored for RB Leipzig. The pressure was on and it was Bayern Munich who caved by giving out two penalties in the 76th and 86th minutes. Christopher Nkunku and Dominik Szoboszlai were both on target as they converted from the spot to send the visitors 3-1 up. The game ended in favor of RB Leipzig as Bayern Munich could not make up for the 2 goal deficit. According to statistics, Bayern Munich had 60% possession, 4 shots on target and 7 corner kicks.
Team streak: more than 2.5 goals (4/5), both teams scoring (5/7), less than 4.5 cards (5/5).
Head to Head
FC Bayern Munich had played against FC Koln 20 times before now. Bayern Munich had 13 wins, while FC Koln had 2 wins and 3 matches ended in a draw.
- FC Bayern had no losses in 3 meetings.
- FC Koln are without a clean sheet in 19 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 8/9 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 6/7 meetings.
- Bayern Munich scored first in 7/8 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 7/7 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
FC Koln scored 48 goals and conceded 52 in 33 games this season. They scored an average of 1.5 goals per game and had a 12% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.2 chances per game and played an average of 12.4 shots per game. They played an average of 4.6 shots on target per game and an average of 6.0 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.6 goals per game and they have kept 6 clean sheets.
FC Bayern Munich have scored 90 goals and conceded 37 in 33 games this season. They scored an average of 2.7 goals per game and had a 15% conversion rate. They created an average of 3.9 chances per game and played an average of 18.7 shots per game. They played an average of 7.7 shots on target per game and an average of 6.8 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.1 goals per game and they have kept 11 clean sheets.
- More than 3.5 Goals at 1.744 Odds
- Away Win HT/FT at 1.66 Odds
- Correct Score 1-3 at 10 Odds