Kairat vs Omonia Nicosia
UEFA Conference League
Date: 16 September 2021, Thursday
Kick-Off: 15:30 UK/ 16:30 CET
Venue: Ortalıq Stadion
Kairat welcome Nicosia for the first time to their home turf as both these sides will be aiming to get off to confidence-boosting start to their Conference League campaign.
The hosts find themselves in the main draw of the tournament as they have competed in the qualifiers to find themselves at the centre stage.
In the qualifiers, they faced Maccabi Haifa and won with an aggregate score line of 3-1 in the first round. In the second round of qualifiers, they defeated Crvena Zvezda with an aggregate score line of 6-2.
In the third round of qualifiers, they faced Alashkert where they won with an aggregate score line of 3-2. In the play-off’s, they faced Fola Esch and Kairat defeated them with a 7-2 aggregate score line. This shows the goal scoring threat that the home side has on display.
The hosts currently sit in 3rd position in the table in the Kazakhstan Premier League with 37 points on board after 20 league games, 8 points away from league leaders – Tobol.
On the other hand, Nicosia’s road to the main competition began in the second round of qualifying for the Champions League as they lost to Dinamo Zagreb. Consequently, they lost the Europa League qualifiers to Royal Antwerp and hence, they find themselves in the Europa Conference League.
Nicosia currently sit in 9th place in the Cypriot first division after they lost their opening league game, 2-1 to AEK Larnaca. Fotios Papoulis scored a consolation goal for Nicosia in the 81st minute of the game.
Kairat vs Omonia Nicosia Head-to-Head
- Both these sides face each other for the first time.
Kairat vs Omonia Nicosia Prediction
The hosts are expected to win this fixture as they have shown really good performances on their way to the main competition. The team will be high on confidence and we back the odds at 2.45 for the home side to win.
On the other hand, we back the odds at 2.25 for goals over 2.5 as the hosts will score most of them as they have been showing good goal-scoring displays before coming into this fixture.
Kairat vs Omonia Nicosia: Betting Tips
Kairat to win @ 2.45
Goals under 2.5 @ 2.25.