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PSV vs Borussia Dortmund prediction 2024-02-20

Probability of win
PSV — 55.7%
Draw — 20%
Borussia Dortmund — 24.3%
Our Prediction
Winner: PSV;
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PSV and Borussia Dortmund will face off in an exciting Champions League match at the Philips Stadion, marking their first meeting in the competition since 2002. PSV, under the guidance of Peter Bosz, are in good form, having secured consecutive victories against Volendam and Heracles. They are expected to maintain their attacking style of play. However, they will be without Noa Lang, who is sidelined with a long-term injury, and Johan Bakayoko, who is racing against time to regain fitness.

On the other hand, Edin Terzic's Dortmund team will have to cope with Sebastien Haller's absence, and this Africa Cup of Nations winner will undoubtedly be missed in the upcoming clash. Given PSV's strong home record at the Philips Stadion, we predict that Dortmund will leave empty-handed. Additionally, Nmecha, Duranville, and Adeyemi will also be unavailable due to injuries.

Prediction: 2-1 (PSV)

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Both to score
Yes
68.78%
No
31.22%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
71.8%
51.1%
28.2%
48.9%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
PSV
89.6%
66.1%
10.4%
33.9%
Borussia Dortmund
76.8%
42.8%
23.2%
57.2%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
2.4%
3.5%
2.6%
1.3%
0.5%
5.5%
8%
5.8%
2.8%
1%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
6.2%
9%
6.6%
3.2%
1.2%
4.7%
6.8%
5%
2.4%
0.9%

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PSV

PSV faced Arsenal, Lance and Sevilla in the Champions League group stage. In six matches, the club scored nine points and finished second in Group B. As for the performances of the "red and white" in the Dutch championship, after a draw with Ajax (1:1), the team won two confident victories. First, the representatives of Eindhoven away defeated "Volendam" with a score of 5:1, then at home walls scored two unanswered goals "Herakles". "PSV" is leading in the Eredivisie, ahead of "Feyenoord" on ten points.

Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund team got into the group of death - against Newcastle United, AC Milan and PSG. Before the start of the group stage, it was the representatives of the Bundesliga who had the least chance of passage, but they showed a reliable game in defense and won the group with 11 points in six matches. The last opponent of the "bumblebees" in the German championship was "Wolfsburg", the game of the 22nd round did not reveal the winner - 1:1. "Borussia" occupies the fourth line in the table.

Individual statistics

Bundesliga representatives have a losing streak of 11 matches.

Six of Borussia's last eight matches have yielded at least three goals.

In five of the last six matches "PSV" was recorded a draw.

In the last ten Borussia matches players have received four or fewer warnings

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Champions League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Inter 24 20 3 1 59:12 63
Real Madrid 25 19 5 1 53:16 62
Manchester City 26 18 5 3 59:26 59
FC Barcelona 26 17 6 3 56:34 57
Arsenal 25 17 4 4 58:22 55
Paris Saint Germain 22 16 5 1 53:18 53
FC Bayern München 23 17 2 4 63:26 53
Milan 25 16 4 5 49:31 52
Atlético Madrid 25 16 3 6 50:26 51
Manchester United 26 14 2 10 36:36 44
Borussia Dortmund 22 11 8 3 44:27 41
RB Leipzig 23 12 4 7 49:30 40
Real Sociedad 26 10 10 6 35:26 40
Lazio 25 12 4 9 31:26 40
Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 53:41 37
Napoli 24 10 6 8 33:28 36
Lens 22 10 6 6 28:21 36
Olympique Marseille 22 7 9 6 29:24 30
FC Union Berlin 23 7 4 12 23:37 25
Sevilla 25 5 9 11 30:37 24
Top scorers
PSV
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L. de Jong (2)
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I. Saibari Ben El Basra (1)
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J. Veerman (1)
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I. Sangaré (1)
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R. Pepi (1)
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I. Babadi (1)
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J. Teze (1)
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J. Bakayoko (1)
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Y. Vertessen (1)
Borussia Dortmund
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K. Adeyemi (2)
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F. Nmecha (1)
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J. Brandt (1)
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N. Füllkrug (1)
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M. Reus (1)
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J. Bynoe-Gittens (1)
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D. Malen (1)
Top assists
PSV
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J. Bakayoko
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J. Veerman
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L. de Jong
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J. Teze
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N. Lang
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M. Tillman
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S. Dest
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Y. Vertessen
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R. Pepi
Borussia Dortmund
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M. Sabitzer
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K. Adeyemi
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N. Schlotterbeck
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M. Reus
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N. Füllkrug
Champions League PSV Borussia Dortmund
Number of matches 112 0 22
Average win rate (%) 40.5 0 50
Goals per match 3 0 2
Yellow per match 4.4 0 1.8
Corners per match 10 0 4.8
Home goals per match 1.6 0 2
Away goals per match 1.4 0 2
Player rating 6.6 0 6.9

Historical Journey of PSV and Borussia Dortmund

Football boasts a rich tapestry of clubs with their unique traditions, iconic players, and extraordinary narratives. Two such clubs that have contributed significantly to the game's captivating history are PSV Eindhoven from the Netherlands and Borussia Dortmund from Germany. Sharing an enduring legacy in European football, these renowned clubs have shaped memorable moments, on and off the field, while influencing the sport's global image.

A Dive into PSV Eindhoven's Historical Genesis

Founded in 1913 by Philips' employees, PSV Eindhoven, initially a sports club for the company's workers, rose steadily in the footballing landscape. The club endured its first taste of success in 1929, lifting the Eredivisie title under the guidance of coach Fred Warburton. Since then, PSV has amassed numerous domestic and international honors, solidifying its place among Dutch football's elite.

PSV has produced several iconic figures, one being Willy van der Kuijlen, the highest goalscorer in the history of Dutch top-flight football. The period of the 80s was crucial for PSV with Guus Hiddink leading the way. Under his managerial reign, PSV clinched the coveted European Cup in 1988, still their most remarkable achievement on the international stage.

The Triumphs and Trials of Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund, fondly known as BVB, was established in 1909 when a group of youngsters, discontent with their church football team, decided to form their own club. It was a slow but constant ascent for Dortmund, with the club capturing its first national championship in 1956.

The era of Matthias Sammer as BVB’s on-field general saw unprecedented successes - a particular highlight being the Champions League win in 1997. At the turn of the millennium, though, Borussia Dortmund faced financial hurdles, narrowly escaping bankruptcy in 2005. Despite this, Dortmund bounced back, under the bright footballing mind of Jurgen Klopp, to secure league triumphs and mark another golden era of success.

Comparative Analysis of PSV and Borussia Dortmund

PSV and Borussia Dortmund share common traits despite being from different footballing cultures. Both have produced homegrown talents who’ve made their mark, like Philip Cocu of PSV and Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund. Both clubs also exhibit a similar philosophy investing in youth development and local talent.

However, in terms of international success, Borussia Dortmund has often edged PSV, with a total of one Champions League trophy compared to PSV's single European Cup title. In terms of domestic success, PSV holds a slight edge over Dortmund with 24 Eredivisie titles against Dortmund's 8 Bundesliga titles.

A Never-Ending Legacy

The stories of PSV and Borussia Dortmund are a testament to the passion and commitment that football inspires. Both clubs, with their storied histories, have etched their names in the annals of the beautiful game. Their journeys, filled with glorious highs and daunting lows, represent the all-encompassing spirit of football – an endless quest for success combined with an inherent love for the community. To the fans around the globe, PSV and Borussia Dortmund are not just football clubs, they are symbols of their city's identity, rich culture, and sporting heritage.