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Dortmund vs Köln Match Preview

Last game of the season

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Dortmund finish things up at home this weekend as FC Köln come to visit the Signal Iduna Park.

After last week's disappointing loss, BVB will hope to finish the season strongly. Köln has had a strong run to end the season only losing 1 in their last 6, but have nothing left to play for as all european spots are taken.

Köln's offence has struggled this season, only scoring 36 goals in total, 4th lowest in the league. 14 of those goals come from Anthony Modeste who is Köln's only real danger in attack. Although Köln's attack can be ineffective, their defense is 5th best in the league, which has helped them finish the season in the top half of the table. Players like young defender Dominique Heintz who has played as a center back and fullback this season, give Köln the ability to win low scoring, gritty games.

As for BVB everyone is available to play in our last game of the season, but Mkhitaryan who is on a 5 YC ban. Dortmund will probably play its normal full lineup. One player people will keep their eyes on this game is Mats Hummels, whom BVB has announced will be leaving the Black and Yellows to go Bayern Munich this summer. Last time out, Hummels was booed loudly by the home fans whenever he touched the ball, and that was before the deal even went through. Expect the stadium to turn to poison every time he touches the ball this game.

Other then that, it will be business as usual for BVB as they try to get revenge for December's loss against Koln to end the first half of the season. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will need to score five goals and hope for Robert Lewandowski to score none in order to win the Bundesliga Golden Boot this year - so that's probably not happening.

Also if Pulisic scores, he will be the youngest player to ever score three goals in the Bundesliga, a record he already set with two goals.

It's been a fun season, lets end it with a win!