FC Copenhagen vs Malmo Prediction & Match Preview

FC Copenhagen vs Malmo
Europa League
Date: Thursday, 12 December 2019
Kick-off at 17:55 UK/ 18:55 CET
Venue: Telia Parken (Copenhagen).

Considering the severe competitive nature of Group B, a win is a must for both these teams to have hopes of progressing. As such, expect the final match-day to produce sparks, and goals are certainly expected from both teams at one point or another during the course of the game.

FC Copenhagen vs Malmo Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The reverse fixture ended in a 1-1 draw at Malmo’s home.
  • Previously, Copenhagen had secured a win at home in 2016 in a friendly, with a 1-0 scorecard.

FC Copenhagen vs Malmo Prediction

Copenhagen had taken on the bottom-most Lugano in their previous game in the Europa. They were on the road, and still managed to secure a narrow 0-1 win to post three very valuable points on the board.

In the meantime, Malmo had a cracker of game the last match-day in the competition, against Dynamo Kyiv. In the must-win game, the Swedes scored an early goal to shift the momentum in their direction. But in return, the visitors scored two before half time.

In the second half, the hosts returned the favor, and scored two for the scoreline to read 3-2. And to help them further, the Kyiv outfit was reduced to ten on the pitch due to a red card. They did manage to equalize and make the scoreline 3-3. But in the 90+6th minute, with practically the last kick of the fixture, Malmo fired in the winner.

This upcoming final match-day, both teams need the win. Including these two, Dynamo is in the mix as well for the two qualification spots. This makes things complicated, and nothing but the three points will be the solution for all three teams.

The reverse fixture had goals from both teams. In addition, Copenhagen found the back of the net in 14 of their last 15 match-ups, and in 20 of their previous 22 at home. Also, Malmo did the same in 39 of their last 47 overall fixtures, and scored five or more goals in two of their prior four road trips.

As such, count on both teams to score goals at any cost in this crucial must-win game.

Going on, both teams will have an aversion to lose and jeopardize their chances for qualification. Once a single goal is scored at any end, the other team would go into all-out attack mode, and this will further increase the chance for goals in the game. Likely, more than tone goal is surely expected in the game.

FC Copenhagen vs Malmo Betting Tips

  • Over 1.5 Match Goals @ 1.40
  • Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1).