Sant Julia vs Europa FC
Europa League Qualification
Date: Thursday, 27th June 2019
Kick off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Estadi Comunal (Andorra la Vella).
Europa FC come into the first leg of the Europa League Qualifiers, against home side Sant Julia, on the back of a 3-0 win against Gibraltar United. The victory clinched them the coveted Gibraltar Cup and the squad will be hoping to extend their winning run into Europe when they travel to the Estadi Comunal in Andorra la Vella. Rafael Escobar Obrero’s side missed out on qualification to the preliminary round of the Champions League after they came in second behind leaders Red Lincoln Imps in the Gibraltar Premier Division, trailing by a narrow margin of two points.
Sant Julia missed out on the top spot in their respective league, Primera Divisio, after FC Santa Coloma managed to edge past them by a single point, consigning the hosts to Europa qualification. The home side lost four clashes in the league this season, which is one more than the table toppers and will have to make each match count from now on if they are to make it to the final stages of the qualifiers.
Sant Julia vs Europa FC Head to head (h2h)
The teams have never met each other on any occasion.
Sant Julia vs Europa FC Prediction
The hosts are likely to succumb to defeat when they welcome the visitors Europa FC for the first leg of the Europa League Qualifiers.
The home team suffered a loss in their previous match to table toppers FC Santa Coloma and will be looking to bounce back to winning ways with a much-needed win. In fact, they will also have to thwart the away side from walking away with any crucial away goals at the end of the ninety minutes as it will mount the pressure on the hosts when they make the trip to Gibraltar for the return leg.
The visitors have lost just one out of their last five matches on the road and will be hoping to come out on top in the clash on Thursday at the Estadi Comunal. Nonetheless, both the squads have been impressive in their respective leagues and so we can rule out the chances of the clash being a high scoring one.
The away team are likely to edge past the hosts by not more than a slender margin.
Sant Julia vs Europa FC Betting tips
Europa FC to win @ 3.15 odd.
Under 2.5 goals.