Paderborn and Borussia Dortmund spectators can't wait for Bundesliga clash at Benteler-Arena

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 31.May
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Benteler-Arena (15000 seats)

Struggling Paderborn will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Borussia Dortmund in the upcoming league round. It’s 18th vs 2nd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Paderborn form and stats

Paderborn's results here at Benteler-Arena in the Bundesliga have been very modest with 2 victories, 1 draw and 10 defeats. The season ticket holders are starting to dread their visits here at Benteler-Arena, with the home team losing four in a row. They have not avoided a defeat here since the Eintracht Frankfurt game.

Paderborn shared the glory with Fortuna Düsseldorf in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. Preceding that match was the home game against Köln that was lost 1-2.

Paderborn has scored 17 league goals at home this season, in 13 matches. Goals are flowing in at the wrong end for Paderborn with 31 goals conceded in these matches.

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Borussia Dortmund form and stats

Playing away, Borussia Dortmund have won 6 games, drawn 3 and suffered 4 defeats in the Bundesliga this season. Impressively, the visitors are on a five-match winning run which they hope continue versus Paderborn. It could be a hat trick of victories away for Borussia, as they have won on their previous two travels.

Borussia had fun at their own home (Benteler-Arena) last time out, beating Schalke 04 4-0. Erling Braut Haaland, Thorgan Hazard and Raphaël Guerreiro (2) scored. A 0-2 defeat away at PSG before that.

As mentioned above, Borussia was the only team on the pitch versus Schalke 04 in their previous game, winning 4-0. This could be a tougher task.

Borussia have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 27 goals from 13 away matches. Borussia have conceded 23 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Borussia Dortmund - Paderborn 3-3 earlier this season. Head-to-head totals (for the last five meetings): Paderborn won zero games, two matches ended with a draw and Borussia Dortmund has three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: five / zero

Top Goalscorers

Borussia DortmundJ. Sancho
J. Sancho
14 goals
Borussia DortmundM. Reus
M. Reus
11 goals
Borussia DortmundE. Håland
E. Håland
10 goals

Paderborn missing players

Borussia Dortmund missing players

Paderborn Borussia Dortmund
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
26 13 4 Played P 4 13 26
4 2 0 Won W 3 6 16
5 1 0 Drew D 1 3 6
17 10 4 Lost L 0 4 4
30 17 7 Scored S 13 27 72
54 31 14 Conceded C 5 23 33
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 96%
88% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 88%
62% 77% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 85% 85%
35% 46% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 75% 62% 69%
31% 38% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 15% 31%
65% 85% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 69% 54%
15% 8% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 23% 42%
23% 8% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 15% 8%
 
5.2 5.3 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 6.2 5.5 6.1
6.7 6.5 5.5 Corners against (avg) C A 3 3.6 3
2.4 2.5 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.8 1.5 1.1
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
325 179 39 Total Shots T S 67 159 372
109 59 23 Shots on Target S O 30 65 156
28% 29% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 42% 46%
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • Borussia Dortmund has the fewest matches under the total-line (5)
  • Borussia Dortmund has the most matches over the total-line (19)
  • Borussia Dortmund has the most scored goals in the second half (47)
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored more than double the goals of Paderborn.
  • Borussia Dortmund have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Paderborn has the most conceded goals in the first half (29)
  • Paderborn has the most matches under the total-line (15)
  • Paderborn have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Paderborn haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 26 18 4 4 75 26 13 9 2 2 38 11 13 9 2 2 37 15 49 58
2 Borussia Dortmund 26 16 6 4 72 33 13 10 3 0 45 10 13 6 3 4 27 23 39 54
3 Borussia M'gladbach 26 16 4 6 52 31 13 9 2 2 30 16 13 7 2 4 22 15 21 52
4 RB Leipzig 26 14 9 3 63 27 13 7 5 1 33 14 13 7 4 2 30 13 36 51
5 Bayer Leverkusen 26 15 5 6 49 31 13 7 4 2 25 13 13 8 1 4 24 18 18 50
6 Wolfsburg 26 10 9 7 36 31 13 4 6 3 16 13 13 6 3 4 20 18 5 39
7 Freiburg 26 10 7 9 35 36 12 6 2 4 16 14 14 4 5 5 19 22 -1 37
8 Schalke 04 26 9 10 7 33 40 13 5 6 2 18 18 13 4 4 5 15 22 -7 37
9 Hoffenheim 26 10 5 11 35 46 14 5 1 8 19 34 12 5 4 3 16 12 -11 35
10 Köln 26 10 3 13 41 47 13 6 2 5 22 18 13 4 1 8 19 29 -6 33
11 Hertha BSC 26 8 7 11 35 48 13 3 3 7 14 28 13 5 4 4 21 20 -13 31
12 Union Berlin 26 9 3 14 32 43 13 6 1 6 18 18 13 3 2 8 14 25 -11 30
13 Eintracht Frankfurt 25 8 4 13 39 44 13 6 3 4 28 19 12 2 1 9 11 25 -5 28
14 Augsburg 26 7 6 13 37 54 13 5 3 5 25 23 13 2 3 8 12 31 -17 27
15 Mainz 05 26 8 3 15 36 55 13 4 2 7 15 21 13 4 1 8 21 34 -19 27
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 26 5 8 13 27 50 13 3 4 6 13 23 13 2 4 7 14 27 -23 23
17 Werder Bremen 25 4 6 15 28 59 12 1 2 9 9 30 13 3 4 6 19 29 -31 18
18 Paderborn 26 4 5 17 30 54 13 2 1 10 17 31 13 2 4 7 13 23 -24 17

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