LASK vs Rosenborg
Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
Kick-off at 17:55 UK / 18:55 CET
Venue: Linzer Stadion (Linz).
LASK Linz will be hosting last season’s Eliteserien winners in the opening match of the Europa League 2019/20 group phase.
The hosts finished as runners up in their respective league and was a stronger side of the Austrian Bundesliga.
Rosenborg is currently on a four-game unbeaten streak from their fixtures while the host has lost three of their last five matches.
The Black Whites are winless for the past three games at home and previously lost against AC Wolfsberger at their home ground in a 0-1 score. The visitor lost only once in the previous five tours on road, and they shared spoils in their prior away match against Valerenga.
For a fresh start in facing each other in recent times, they will display all their strength from their respective leagues. The match will have full-on action from both sides of the field.
LASK vs Rosenborg Head-to-head (h2h)
The teams have not played together for the past twenty years.
LASK vs Rosenborg Prediction
The team from Linz started with a goal in the first half itself in the previous game they scored. Along with that, the Troll Children has also scored in the opening minutes in the last three games in their schedule. Moreover, LASK has scored in the first half of two of the last three home matches. Besides that, the guest has scored in three of the last five away games within the first half.
Hence, we can expect the match to be eventful opening 45 minutes and over 0.5 goal in the first half is a strong bet for this Europa League encounter.
In deciding the winner of the game, more probability goes for the home team with the home advantage but they are winless at home for the last three matches. Rosenborg is title winners of their league and shows good form in the away fixtures. Also, they have lost only one match in the last five games on the road.
Henceforth, it is difficult in deriving a particular winner from the two. One can expect the match to be won by either of the two teams as both teams are equally strong.
LASK vs Rosenborg Betting tips
Over 0.5 goals in the First half @ 1.44(4/9)
Double chance: LASK or Rosenborg @ 1.40 (2/5).