FC Koln vs Schalke (Prediction, Preview & Betting Tips) / 07.08.2022 – Betting Tips, Soccer Picks & Soccer Predictions – Betfreak.net

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FC Koln vs Schalke Prediction & Betting tips

Today at 16:30, in the first round of the new Bundesliga season, FC Koln will play at home against Schalke 04. The two teams met this year in a friendly match that ended in a draw, score 2-2. The previous direct confrontations took place a season ago, when Schalke was in the first league and then FC Koln won both games, 2-1 away in the round match and 1-0 in the return match at home.

FC Koln:

FC Koln finished last season in 7th place in the Bundesliga, succeeding in the direct qualification in the play-off of the European Conference League where they will most likely play with MOL Fehervar from Hungary, who in the first leg of the 3rd preliminary round defeated by 5 -0 on home ground against Petrocub from Moldova. FC Koln was close to a direct qualification in the Europa League groups, but in the last two rounds they lost to Wolfsburg and Stuttgart and missed the 5th or 6th places. Today’s hosts recorded four wins, a draw and a defeat in friendly matches. In the first round of the DFK Pokal, FC Koln was eliminated on penalty kicks by Regensburg, after the score was equal 2-2 at the end of the 120 minutes.


Schalke finished in first place last season in the 2.Bundesliga, managing to return very quickly to the first league, after only one season. Today’s guests had a good run in the 2nd league and even if they did not have a very solid team, they succeeded in direct promotion. In the friendly matches played this summer, Schalke recorded three victories, two draws and two defeats. Schalke played the first official match this season, in the 1st round of the DFB Pokal where they beat Bremer 5-0, succeeding in qualifying for the second round.

FC Koln vs Schalke head to head matches

27.01.22 CF FC Koln vs Schalke 2:2
22.05.21 BUN FC Koln vs Schalke 1:0
20.01.21 BUN Schalke vs FC Koln 1:2
29.02.20 BUN FC Koln vs Schalke 3:0
05.10.19 BUN Schalke vs FC Koln 1:1

* Our advice is: OVER 2.5 GOALS

* Selection odd for this bet is: 1.58

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