Borussia Dortmund – Manchester City FC betting tip & odds comparison 25.10.2022
Matchday 5 in the Champions League features the clash between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City at Signal Iduna Park. In our preview of Borussia Dortmund vs. Manchester City, you will receive all the important details and facts about this Champions League fixture. We will begin with an analysis of the current form of the two teams.
Out of the last five Champions League encounters between the two teams, Borussia Dortmund won twice and 3 times Manchester City got the win. If we look at the home record of Borussia Dortmund against Manchester City, the stats are as follows: 1 win Borussia Dortmund, 0 draws and 1 win Manchester City.
Borussia have had a splendid week of football which saw them qualify for the next round of the DFB Pokal Cup with an away win over Hannover 96 and then followed it up with a 5-0 routing of Stuttgart with Jude Bellingham and Youssoufa Moukoko continuing their goal scoring form.
Bellingham has been leading the German side in the absence of Marco Reus and has been pivotal in the recent wins that Dortmund have had. Dortmund also have 7 points from their 4 matches and only need another point from the remaining two matches to seal qualification.
That being said, this match is more than just about group qualification as Manchester City have beaten Borussia Dortmund in their last three matches despite all being close affairs.
With all young key players fit in Reyna, Moukoko, Bellingham and Adeyemi, this German side have powerhouse going forward and will waiting for quick counter attacks that can catch a slightly weaker Manchester City off guard.
Manchester City have now won 9 of their last 10 matches in UEFA Champions League and in their domestic league too have only lost once all season. They have won 3 of their 4 group matches and will intend to cement their place on the top of the group.
The Blue side of Manchester have scored 11 goals and only conceded one goal in their 4 group matches. Erling Haaland has been their key player with 5 goals from 3 appearances and registering 4.7 shots per game.
Phil Foden was rested against Brighton in the weekend and only came in as a second half substitute which implies that he is likely to start here against Dortmund with Grealish being preferred in the previous Champions League group games.
Pep Guardiola is aware the number one target for their club is to lift their inaugural Champions League and their main focus will be to win every match possible in order to keep the momentum going into the knock out stages.
- Coach: Edin Terzic
- Missing Players: Morey, Gittens, Unbehaun, Reus, Meunier, Ozcan
- Coach: Pep Guardiola
- Missing Players: Philips, Walker
OUR PREVIEW AND BETTING TIPS FOR DORTMUND VS MANCHESTER CITY
Both teams have virtually qualified for the next round of the Champions League, however game week 5 will decide who will seal the table topper position in order to have a better knock out draw.
As our first of the betting tips for today, we forecast both teams to play free flowing football and hence at least 3 goals scored in the match combined by both teams. Borussia Dortmund won’t be reserved and Erling Haaland will be looking to get a goal at his former home .
TIP 1: Total Goals in the match Over 2.5 @1.50
Manchester City have had an outstanding season barring one league defeat away at Anfield and with the Champions League their number one goal this season, they will be looking for a statement win at the Signal Iduna Park.
TIP 2: Manchester City to Win @ 1.60
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Borussia Dortmund performance of the last 6 home matches
Manchester City performance of the last 4 away matches
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