Midtjylland vs Silkeborg
Date: Sunday, 23rd July 2017
Kick off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: MCH Arena.
Midtjylland will be highly motivated to fix the poor impression they had left in the season opener when Ulvene allowed as many as four goals in a horrendous defeat to Brondby.
Jess Thorup’s men will have a nice chance to bounce back this weekend when they host Silkeborg who are not off the best possible start of their own.
Thorup aims high with Midtjylland this year as the team kept their main stars from the last season (when they took the fourth position in Superligaen and played the DBU Pokalen semifinal) adding the adding some very interesting names to their squad at the same time.
One of them is one of the biggest hopes of Bulgarian football, Bozhidar Kraev, who arrived from Levski where he has been the leading figure in the last season.
Ulvene have been ruthless in Europa League where they bagged 17 goals in four matches against Derry City and Ferencvaros.
The visitors will have hard time fighting for the survival in the top flight of the Danish football this season.
Peter Sorensen’s men lost 2-0 to AGF in the final test before the start of the season in which they fell to Lyngby 2-1 on the road last Sunday.
Midtjylland vs Silkeborg: Head to head
Midtjylland have generally dominated the match-up as they lead the tie by eight wins head of their 41st meeting with Silkeborg.
However, Ulvene lost both of their previous tow clashes with Silkeborg and they will have a special motivation to end this unpleasant run.
Midtjylland vs Silkeborg: Prediction
The hosts are massive favourites and we would be shocked to see any other scenario but a comprehensive win for Midtjylland in this one.
Midtjylland vs Silkeborg: Bets
The first pick is Midtjylland to win at the odds of 4/7.
Braver tipsters can try with Midtjylland -1.5 handicap at the odds of 29/20.