BATE – FC Koln – Europa League: 19th October 2017
BATE is on the third place in the home, just two leader points. For Europeans, the European course is important, but the focus is especially on the championship: 18 points in the last 6 stages and 18-1 golaveraj. Germans know that the match in Belarus can be dangerous, because Bayern Munich lost to this stadium in UCL in 2012/2013.
Cologne lost 4 of its last 5 games to the goal difference, winning more and more in the first half. The hosts will try to take advantage of their own land and better morale, so goal bets are recommended here. That’s despite the fact that Cologne scored just 4 of its last 10 matches (all in the second half).
BATE Borisov won 13 matches out of 15 at home this season and scored in 14 of them. The move to Belarus is a very tough one for FC Cologne and the odds for the Asian handicap are attractive, because the yellow-blue band starts as a favorite. In the previous round of the Europa League, FC Koln lost to Red Star (1-2), showing a lamentable performance in front of their supporters.