Borussia Dortmund hosts Holstein Kiel in the German DFB Pokal semifinals. The match will be played on Saturday, May 1st at Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund).
Borussia Dortmund played on three fronts two weeks ago. After being eliminated from the Champions League by Manchester City, the team focused on domestic competitions - the German Cup and the Bundesliga. In both cases, the players have not yet accomplished the task. In the championship, the Black and Yellows need to win and wait for the neighbors' mistakes in order to climb to the TOP-4 and gain a foothold there. As for the national cup, there is only one step left to get to the final. The way to the semifinals was not easy. The victory over Paderborn was achieved only in extra time, and the fate of the match against Borussia Monchengladbach was decided by the only goal in the second half. Yes, the opponent in the semifinals is rather modest, but Edin Terzic cannot count on five important players in the upcoming game.
Holstein Kiel represents the Second Bundesliga. The team is in 4th place and claims to be promoted, as it has several games in hand. In the German Cup, Ole Werner's charges have gone a difficult path. The team conceded at least one goal even from weak opponents. The Storks managed to keep a clean sheet only in the quarterfinals, where they faced Rot-Weiss Essen. Let's add an interesting fact – Holstein Kiel sensationally knocked out Bayern Munich from the tournament in the 1/16 finals. The Storks were losing twice during the meeting but snatched a draw in the 95th minute, and luck was on the side of the underdog in the penalty shootout. Can a modest club do another miracle? We will add that Ole Werner cannot count on two players.
It makes no sense to guess the outcome of the confrontation, because the favorite will probably not underestimate the opponent and will not miss the chance to reach the German Cup final. And the coefficients for the victory of Borussia are very low. It’s better to consider the option with total. Holstein Kiel played all the matches on the way to the semifinals with Over 2.5 goals scored. The Black and Yellows did it in two out of four cases. The teams crossed paths back in 2012. Then four unanswered balls flew into the Storks' net. The teams are on opposite poles in terms of the game level. Just imagine what Halland, Reus, Hazard, and Sancho can do in the attack, given that two regular defenders of Holstein Kiel are injured, and the goalkeeper is in quarantine, as he contracted the coronavirus.
Bet Type: Total Goals
Selection: Over 2.5
Best Odds: 1.40 at
Stake: 2% bankroll (40 Units)
Date/Time: 01-May-2021 20:30 CET
Event Result: 5:0(5:0)
Profit: +16.00 Units