Espanyol vs Zorya
Europa League Qualification
Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: RCDE Stadium (Barcelona).
The teams will be meeting after going through a defeat from their prior matches in their respective leagues. The Spanish outlooks had their bout with Sevilla in the La Liga match encountering a 2-0 loss. The visitors had the same scenario in the Ukraine Premier league against Oleksandriya. That game derived a 2-1 defeat in the end for Zorya squad.
Both teams failed at their home in the previous match. The Gaffers at both ends will be looking for a comeback pep talk in the dressing room. The host recorded four wins in five matches recently with three of them ended as clean sheet wins. The visitors have only two wins in the same period this season.
The host holds a goal ratio of 13:1 in the Europa League currently out of the four matches they have played so far. They had encountered a bad start to this season in La Liga and hence will look to get back into the winning road. The visitors will look to show their dominance against the La Liga club in the meantime to advance into the next stage of the tournament.
Espanyol vs Zorya Head-to-head (h2h)
They have not played in an h2h before and this will be their first meeting.
Espanyol vs Zorya Prediction
The game will be interesting to watch as the Spaniards will take on the Ukrainian outlooks in the fore coming match. The goals scored by the teams are under 3 on an average and we can expect the game to produce under 3.5 goals in the given time.
The host has won at the least one of either half in four out of last five clashes. This shows their tactics to put all effort in one half and defend in the other. Such a stat can determine that despite the result in the final minute, the host will have either one of the halves won.
Espanyol vs Zorya Betting tips
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9)
HT/FT – Espanyol/Espanyol @ 1.90 (9/10).