Schalke vs Dortmund Prediction & Tips
Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund face at VELTINS ‑ Arena, in a match for the 22 th round of the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund won at home by (3‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 24‑10‑2020. The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there were 3 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 5 matches. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 26‑10‑2019, in a match for the Bundesliga that ended in a draw by (0‑0).
After 1 win, 6 draws and 14 losses, the home team is in 18th position, having won 9 points. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Union Berlin by (0‑0), after in the previous match they have lost (0‑3) at home, against RB Leipzig. For the league, Schalke 04 won 5 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 0‑1 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason they haven’t been very strong defensively. This is a team that scores a few times first and that only managed to open the scoring in 3 of their last 21 games for the Bundesliga, of those 3 reached the break in advantage in all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 21 games in the competition , never managed to turn the score in the 17 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Schalke 04 team enters this round with 0x0 equality, on the trip to the Union Berlin field, registering in this way the sixth consecutive game without winning in this Bundesliga. In this match against Borussia Dortmund, coach Christian Gross should favor the defensive organization and counterattacks by the runners. The man who acts on the front, Matthew Hoppe, is one of the great highlights of this team, which is very powerful and strong in finishing. Out of this game are Can Bozdogan, Frederik Ronnow, Goncalo Pacienca, Kilian Ludewig, Salif Sane, Steven Skrzybski, Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Timo Becker and Mark Uth, all with physical problems.
After 10 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is in 6th position, having won 33 points. In the last match, they have tied at home against Hoffenheim by (2‑2), after in the previous match they have lost (2‑1) an away match against Freiburg. The team arrives in this match after an away win against Sevilla by (2‑3). In the league, Borussia Dortmund won 16 points out of 30 possible points, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. In away matches there are some frequent results at the end of the first 45 ‘: 0‑0 (5 out of 10 games) and 1‑0 (4 out of 10 games). The team has allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, for which reason they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored with great regularity, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of the last 11 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 21 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Borussia Dortmund enters this game with a victory, by 2-3, in the visit to the field of Sevilla, in a game counting for the first match of the round of 16 of the Champions League: the goals of the team were signed by Erling Haaland (2) and Mahmoud Dahoud. In the last Bundesliga game, the visitors drew 2-2 against Hoffenheim. In this match against Schalke 04, the coach Edin Terzic must privilege the maintenance of the ball possession and the organized attacks, especially, through the right. On an individual level we highlight striker Erling Haaland, a player who scored 15 goals until this round. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Thomas Meunier, Dan-Axel Zagadou and Lukasz Piszczek, all injured.
Schalke – Dortmund FREE TIPS
Dortmund – Win @ 1.65
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90