Standard Liege vs Bala Town Prediction & Match Preview

Standard Liege vs Bala Town
UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 16 September 2020
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Stade Maurice Dufrasne (Liege).

The 0-1 victory over Valletta brings Bala Town over to the Belgian giants Standard Liege in the quarterfinals of the Europa League qualifiers this season.

Standard Liege has started their new season of Jupiler League in their schedule. The host will play after a 1-0 loss on the road against Leuven in the previous encounter.

Bala Town’s Cymru Premier from the Welsh soil has also started and in light of their second runners-up position last season, the visitor is not likely to be a huge threat for the host.

They will visit on the back of a 1-1 draw on the road against Connah’s Q. in the Cymru opening fixture this season in their schedule.

Standard Liege vs Bala Town Head-to-head (h2h)

The teams have not met before in recent times.

Standard Liege vs Bala Town Prediction

Standard Liege will play on the back of a loss from their domestic campaign. Since it is a narrow loss in their own campaign, it will not affect their performance in the international competition.

For a comfort, the EL qualifier fixture will help Philippe Montanier to pick up his team from the loss as they are playing opposite to a weaker Welsh side in the encounter. Bala Town is not a renowned name amidst the international clubs, nor is their league close to the competitive nature on the Belgian soil.

It has to be said that the teams opposite to the Reds in the Jupiler League have some serious squad strength, including the host itself. With that squad strength, the number of goals is likely to hike in the upcoming clash. Also, they are facing a weaker away defense at Liege.

Based on these stats, the home win in full-time with a -2 handicap for the host will probably be a suitable option in the encounter. Since the match is likely to be a high-scoring affair, the tip for over 3.5 goals will probably be the best bet.

Standard Liege vs Bala Town Betting tips

  • Over 3.5 goals in the match @ 1.80 odd.
  • Standard Liege to win with a -2.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.56.

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