Slovan Liberec vs Fiorentina
UEFA Europa League – Group J
Date: Thursday, 20th October, 2016
Kick-off: 18:00 UK.
Venue: Stadion U Nisy, Liberec.
Czech side Liberec will play host to Italian side Fiorentina on Thursday night as they hope to get back to winning ways in Europa League.
Slovan Liberec have just a point in their opening 2 Europa League games, having drawn one and lost 1. Liberec are currently 3rd in the group with just a point to their name. A win in this game will keep them on same points with their visitors and revive their Europa League campaign.
Fiorentina have kept a good record in their first 2 opening games of the group stages, they have won 1 and drawn 1. They are the leaders of the group J table as they have 4 points, same point as POAK in 2nd position. A win in this game will ensure their lead in the group.
Slovan Liberec vs Fiorentina: Head to Head Statistics
Both teams have never played against each other in any UEFA competitions.
Slovan Liberec have played 4 games against Italian teams, they have won twice, drawn once and lost once. They won once at home against Italian teams, they have drawn once and lost none.
Fiorentina have played 5 games against Czech teams, they have won 3 and drawn 2. They have drawn in their 2 games against Czech teams on Czech soil.
Slovan Liberec vs Fiorentina: Prediction
Both teams have almost equal strength, thus there are no favourite on this game. Slovan Liberec have managed to score in the opening minutes of their last 2 Europa games, but have failed to capitalise on that. If only Liberec will find the net early again in this game and also try to capitalise on that, they will surely win this one.
Fiorentina have had more draws than win in their last 5 games, they may end up drawing this one.
Slovan Liberec vs Fiorentina: Tips
Double Chance – Slovan Liberec to win or draw at 1.95 (10/11).
Slovan Liberec to win First-Half at 4.50 (7/2).