The UEFA Europa League will draw the curtains for the month as we see fixtures from game week two. The Arsenal fixture was postponed due to security reasons in the wake of the Queen’s death but a lot of other games are available
We have chosen the best tips and selections from each game here today.
After a surprising loss in the first round of the Europa League, Roma will now host HJK in the second round of group stages. Both teams enter this game after losses in the first round of the Europa League group stages – Roma lost to Ludogorets in Bulgaria, while HJK lost to Real Betis at home. While that is hardly a surprise for HJK, Roma is the main favorite in this group and so they need this win to avoid a very poor start. With that in mind, we don’t see HJK having a chance to avoid a loss here and we expect Roma to win. Bet9ja have 1.14 odds, Paripesa have 1.14 odds and 1xBet have 1.14 odds.
Olympiakos were able to pick up a 1-1 draw with Volos just days after the 2-1 loss to Nantes in the Europa League. Freiburg’s incredible four-game winning streak came to an end after the goalless draw with Borussia Mönchengladbach. In the midweek, Freiburg beat Qarabag 2-1 to register a crucial victory in the first Europa League game. Freiburg has had an excellent sequence of results that make it very tight for backing away from the German outfit. There have been four wins in the last five games for Freiburg but they are facing the difficult home atmosphere of Olympiakos. Still, the German outfit is likely to come out with a narrow victory. Bet9ja have 2.44 odds, Paripesa have 2.51 odds, and 1xBet have 2.51 odds.
Another interesting matchup in Europa League is the Dinamo Kiev vs AEK Larnaca. The two teams from Eastern Europe will try to win. Both teams enter this game in poor form after losing their first-round matches. On top of that, Dinamo Kiev lost five games in a row before finally getting a win in the Ukrainian league over the weekend. So, this can be a very close game. And while Dinamo Kiev has to host the game in Krakow, we still expect them to emerge victorious from this match since they are the better team on paper. Bet9ja have 1.74 odds, Paripesa have 1.78 odds and 1xBet have 1.78 odds.
The home team is the favorite in the Real Betis vs Ludogorets duel, here is why the team from Seville played a total of six games this season in Europe and the Spanish league and they have five wins and just one loss, which came at the hands of Real in Madrid. So, it’s safe to say that Real Betis had a very good start to the season all around. Meanwhile, Ludogorets is doing great in their domestic league as well and they notched a surprising win over Roma at home in the first round of the Europa League. Still, Real Betis is the much better team and Ludogorets struggled away from home in Europe so far, so we expect the home team to win the game Bet9ja have 1.36 odds, Paripesa have 1.39 odds and 1xBet have 1.39 odds.
Sheriff and Manchester United go head-to-head at the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena in Europa League Group E on Thursday, September 15th. United are aiming to bounce back from a defeat on matchday one. With defensive issues to overcome, a single goal probably won’t be enough for United to get the job done in Tiraspol this week and an exciting contest could develop in Moldova as a result. If as expected, Erik ten Hag’s side fails to shut out the sharp-shooters of Sheriff on Thursday, then they will require several goals at the right end to ensure they return to Manchester with the points. United have the firepower to outgun their hosts when on the song, and a stake on over 2.5 goals could be rewarded. Bet9ja have 1.51 odds, Paripesa have 1.51 odds and 1xBet have 1.51 odds.
Bodo/Glimt already played nine games in Europe this season, including Qualifiers for CL and EL, and five of those nine games have gone over 2.5 total goals. Meanwhile, Zurich played seven games in Europe this season and five of those seven matches have gone over 2.5 total goals. So, we expect to see plenty of goals here as well – at least three. After all, Bodo/Glimt and Zurich are both playing offensive football, especially the Norwegian team, and that usually leads to high-scoring fixtures. Bet9ja have 1.55 odds, Paripesa have 1.64 odds and 1xBet have 1.64 odds.
Midtjylland picked up a point from the weekend’s league match against Nordsjaelland, as the team managed a 1-1 draw during the weekend. The result comes just days after the 1-0 loss against Sturm Graz. Lazio managed a 4-2 win over Feyenoord in the first group match followed by a 2-0 success over Hellas Verona in the domestic game. There have been more than 2.5 goals in three out of the reason four matches for Lazio. Even though the team from Italy has not been great at getting away goals, the poor performances of Midtjylland might just help them out in this regard. At Bet9ja, they have 1.67 odds, Paripesa have 1.67 odds, and 1xBet have 1.67 odds.
Feyenoord bounced back immediately from the loss against Lazio to pick up a 3-0 victory over Sparta Rotterdam. Meanwhile, Sturm Graz continues their impressive run after managing a 1-0 success over the Midtjylland game. During the weekend, the team picked up a 2-0 success over Austria Klagenfurt. Sturm Graz is not an opponent to be taken lightly and they have proved the same with an unbeaten run that has now hit five matches in all competitions. However, the away performances in Europe have not been so great for Sturm Graz, who has just one goal in the last three Europa League away matches. Even then, Feyenoord’s offensive lineup is very strong with even substitutes like Santiago Giménez coming up with goals. Bet9ja have 1.57 odds, Paripesa have 1.66 odds, and 1xBet have 1.66 odds.
After missing the first round of the Europa League through a shoulder injury, Tammy Abraham played in the last band of Serie A against Empoli and managed to score a goal. While he wasn’t that prolific this season with two goals in six Serie A games, this looks like a perfect opportunity for him to score at least once and raise his confidence some more. Bet9ja have 1.50 odds, while Paripesa have 1.40 odds.
Danilo comes into the game after having scored five goals in the sixth domestic match so far this season. The 23-year-old forward has not scored in his last two games for Feyenoord. All of his games for the Dutch club have been in away games, but this may be a match in which he breaks this record to score anytime in the game. Bet9ja have 2.20 odds, while Paripesa have 2.00 odds.
Brais Méndez has been in fine form for Real Sociedad with goals in three out of his last four appearances for the Spanish outfit. As one of the penalty takers for the team, the winger will be able to make a significant impact in this game through his goals. There is an attractive price available for backing Brais Méndez to score anytime in the game. Bet9ja have 3.50 odds, while Paripesa have 3.20 odds.
Ryan Mmaee has been in excellent form for Ferencvaros with the striker scoring five goals in the last three appearances. This also includes goals in the last two domestic games. Even though he was not on the starting line-up for the game against Trabzonspor, the form shown by the 24-year-old is likely to help him get a starting spot. Bet9ja have 3.75 odds, while Paripesa have 3.35 odds.
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