The 19th round of the German Bundesliga will be opened by a match between Gherta Berlin and Borussia Dortmund. Despite the field factor and clear performance problems in Black-and-Yellows, bookmakers see Borussia as the favorites in this couple, but one should not forget that have always been and still are a domestic team, besides, the Berliners haven’t lost chances on getting into the Europa League zone and if you look on the upcoming duel under such angle, the future opponents may be called competitors.
Gertha didn’t spend the first half of the season well, partially because of the play in two fronts. The capital side is still not ready for such intensity, so a slight downfall in Bundesliga happened. The second also started not very good, from the defeat against Stuttgart to be exact, however the upcoming game is domestic one.
Aubameyang is demanding a transfer, nothing is going well for the forward this season and clearly the relationship with Stoger isn’t so good as well. That is exactly why the first match of 2018 was played by Borussia Dortmund without the African in the squad. Sancho and Isak played for the Wolves in offense, but couldn’t score. If approximately the same squad will enter the pitch against Gherta, Borussia Dortmund will have problems with a result in Berlin.
Gherta are only five points behind Borussia Dortmund, which are on the fourth position, i.e. the Champions League zone. If they manage to defeat the Black-and-Yellows, the gap to the desired fourth place will noticeably shorten. One may try betting against the guests in this couple, which are considered the clear favorites in bookmakers.
Prediction for the match: Borussia Dortmund to score under 1.5 goals in the match