FC Koln vs Werder Bremen prediction, preview | Bundesliga 2022-23
FC Koln will play at home with Werder Bremen in the 16th round of the German championship. The match will take place on January 21, starting at 17:30 GMT.
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|FC Koln||vs||Werder Bremen|
FC Koln this season modestly fighting for survival in the Bundesliga. The team is in 13th place in the standings with 17 points.
The most problematic element of the team is unreliable defense. In 15 matches, the club conceded 29 goals, while scoring 21 goals. The gap from the relegation zone is 3 points.
In their last match, FC Koln won. In a friendly match, Lommel was defeated (5-0). In the championship, the club lost in the last round to Hertha Berlin with a score (0-2).
Werder Bremen, meanwhile, are looking quite attractive this season. The team is in 9th place in the standings with 21 points.
At the same time, the gap to the European Cup zone is not large. The coveted 6th place is only four points away. Over 15 rounds, the club scored 25 goals and conceded 27 goals.
In the last match of the friendly match, the club won on the road with a score (1-0). In the Buedesliga, Werder Bremen lost to RB Leipzig in the last round with a score (1-2).
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Head to Head
Werder won 39 head-to-heads against their upcoming opponent, while FC Koln scored 38. The guests are undefeated against FC Koln in ten matches, losing four.
The last meeting of the two teams took place in 2021 in the Bundesliga, where FC Koln played at home in a draw with a score (1-1).
|X1 2.15||X 3.75||X2 3.25|
FC Koln has personnel difficulties and at the moment looks weak even at home. The hosts will not give up three points to their opponent so easily, but it will be extremely difficult for them to win.
Werder have looked good at half-time and are clearly poised to improve their position in the table.
Prediction for this match: Werder Bremen not to lose (X2).