FC Koln and Hoffenheim will open the 30th round of German Bundesliga. The game is scheduled for this Friday, starting at 19:30, UK Time.
FC Koln have shown a bad form lately, losing three of the last four official game. They are out of Top 6 now, one point behind Freiburg (6th place). This is a must win game for them if they want to remain in the race for Europa League qualification. Koln have a good home record, proof that they ticked seven wins, five draws and only two losses with the fans behind. Risse, Guirassy and Zoller are all injured and not available.
Hoffenheim will come here without Benjamin Hubner, suspended for this clash. They have 'destroyed' FC Koln in the reverse fixture, winning 4-0 in front of the own crowd. The visitors had a great campaign so far and they are on the third position after 29 rounds. Hoffe have 54 points, one more than Dortmund and they are almost qualified for Champions League next edition. Now their target is to finish on the podium, to avoid preliminary rounds.
FC Koln vs Hoffenheim probable lineups:
FC Koln (4-4-2): Horn - Olkwoski, Subotic, Heintz, Hector - Clemens, Hoger, Lehmann, Bittencourt - Osako, Modeste.
Hoffenheim (3-5-2): Baumann - Sule, Vogt, Bicakcic - Toljan, Amiri, Rudy, Demirbay, Zuber - Wagner, Kramaric.
FC Koln vs Hoffenheim prediction: FC Koln +1.0 AH @ 1.33
FC Koln vs Hoffenheim betting tip: Both teams to score @ 1.62
FC Koln vs Hoffenheim final score recommendations: 2-1 or 2-2 @ 11.00 or 12.00