Fortuna Dusseldorf and Paderborn will face each other on Friday at Merkur-Spiel Arena in the first game of the 26th round in the Bundesliga. Both sides are currently in the relegation zone, with Fortuna sitting on the 16th place with 22 points, four less than the first team in the safe places, while Paderborn are languishing in the last 18th spot with 16 points.
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Fortuna Dusseldorf||Loss||2 W/ 9 D/ 8 L||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L|
|Paderborn||Win||8 W/ 9 D/ 2 L||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 26.10.2019 Bundesliga: Paderborn – Fortuna Dusseldorf 2:0; Abdelhamid Sabiri 43′, Bastian Schonlau 64′
Last game at this venue: 20.01.2017 Club Friendly: Fortuna Dusseldorf – Paderborn 2:2; Oliver Fink 15′, Marlon Ritter 49′; Zlatko Dedic 6′, Koen van der Biezen 86′
Worth mentioning: Paderborn won with 2:0 the first encounter for the current term in the Bundesliga back in October and are unbeaten in the last four meetings with Fortuna Dusseldorf. Only the most recent of the last ten H2H clashes ended with a victory for the hosts, as the visiting teams recorded five triumphs for the period. Three of the last five matches featured over 2,5 goals and the same also witnessed goals at both ends.
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Stats
|As of 11.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Fortuna Dusseldorf||Draw||2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Paderborn||Loss||3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Fortuna Dusseldorf: 08.03.2020 Bundesliga: Mainz – Fortuna Dusseldorf 1:1; Levin Oztunali 61′; Kenan Karaman 85′; Jean-Philippe Mateta from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 77′
Top performers Fortuna Dusseldorf: Rouwen Hennings 11 goals, Erik Thommy 5 goals 4 assists, Kenan Karaman 4 goals 1 assist.
Next game Fortuna Dusseldorf: 21.03.2020 Bundesliga: FC Koln – Fortuna Dusseldorf
Last game Paderborn: 06.03.2020 Bundesliga: Paderborn – FC Koln 1:2; Dennis Srbeny 73′; Jorge Mere 28′, Jonas Hector 36′
Top performers Paderborn: Streli Mamba 5 goals 2 assists, Dennis Srbeny 4 goals, Sven Michel 3 goals 1 assist.
Next game Paderborn: 21.03.2020 Bundesliga: Paderborn – Hoffenheim
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: All of Fortuna Dusseldorf last three matches finished in draws in the regular 90 minutes and the team is undefeated in the last four. None of their last eight games was won by the sides playing at home, while the visitors triumphed on three occasions and five ended without a winner. Two of Fortuna’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, as four saw both involved teams to hit the back of the nets.
Paderborn failed to win any of their previous six outings and are currently on a run of four straight defeats. Their weak point is the defense, as they managed to score in five of those six games, but conceded two or more in each of the five losses. Three of Paderborn last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends.
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn News
Missing players Fortuna Dusseldorf: Zackary Steffen and Tim Wiesner are injured. Dawid Kownacki is under question.
Missing players Paderborn: Streli Mamba is injured. Luca Kilian is doubtful.
Fortuna Dusseldorf vs Paderborn Predictions
Fortuna Dusseldorf to win – 1.90 @ bet365