Beitar Jerusalem vs Chikhura
Europa League First qualifying round
Date: Thursday, 19 July 2018
Kick-Off at 18:45 UK/ 19:45 CET
Venue: Teddy Stadium (Jerusalem).
The Georgian side Chikhura be happy to have held Beitar for a goal-less draw in the first leg of the qualifiers. But, a tough task awaits them at Jerusalem this Thursday evening.
The Teddy Stadium has been a fortress for Beitar in the just commenced domestic league season and this is a ground where they failed to score just once in all competitions this season.
It is obvious that the side from Jerusalem have a better win ration and goals per game while playing in front of their own home crowd.
On the other hand, Chikhura haven’t won a double legged tie in Europe when they drew or lost the first leg.
Beitar Jerusalem vs Chikhura Betting Tips & Predictions
Beitar to win at 1.67 odd
Under 2.5 goals at 1.75.
Beitar Jerusalem vs Chikhura Match Preview
Chikhura play their trade in the Georgian Erovnuli Liga and possess a less quality side than their opponent from Israel.
Beitar Jerusalem’s league season do not start until August and many believe that this could be a disadvantage.
In short, the team based out of Sachkhere can boast of having the fitter playing eleven as they are midway through their domestic league season.
The better squad though is with the Israeli team but Chikhura will want to give a good game and give a good account of themselves.
It’s also obvious that there isn’t much class difference between the two sides. However, the home advantage will play a big role in this tight fixture.
Beitar Jerusalem vs Chikhura Head-to-head
The goal-less draw from the first leg is the only competitive meeting between Beitar Jerusalem and Chikhura Sachkhere.