Odd Ballklubb vs FC Vaduz
2017/18 UEFA Europa League Qualification
Date: Thursday, 20th July 2017
Kick-off at 18:00 UK/ 19:00 CET
Venue: Skagerak Arena (Skien).
The Norwegian outfit Odds BK has one leg in the third round after a narrow 1-0 lead at Liechtenstein.
Vaduz, who play their trade in Swiss Super League, rushed to the second round after beating Bala Town in back-to-back games. They need to step up their game to overturn the deficit.
Odd brushed aside Ballymena over the two legs to reach this far. The won 3-0 in the home leg and 2-0 in the return. The 1-0 win from the first leg at Vaduz helps them keep a perfect defensive record in the competition.
Despite their tiny stature, Vaduz have a strong record at the Europa League qualifiers. They lost just 1 of their previous 13 games in the competition. They are quite capable of mounting a bigger challenge than many expect. Last season, they got out of the competition only on away goal rule.
Odd vs Vaduz: Head-to-head
The first leg clash that ended in 1-0 win for Odd is their only meeting with Vaduz.
Odd vs Vaduz: Prediction
None the less, this is expected to be a cagey affair, considering the history of both teams at the Europa League qualifiers. Odd conceded just 5 goals at home from 9 matches in all competitions this season. Therefor, expect goals to come at premium and under 2.5 goal is a better pick for this game.
Odd vs Vaduz: Bet Tips
Under 2.5 goals at 1.95 with Betfair.
Correct Half-time score: 0-0 for 3.00 odds with Bet365.