The New Saints vs Kauno Zalgiris
UEFA Europa Conference League
Date: Thursday, 28 July 2021
Kick-off at 18:15 UK/ 19:15 CET,
Venue: Park Hall (Oswestry).
The New Saints are one step closer to the semifinals in the UEFA Europa Conference League. The Wales contingent will lock horns with Kauno Zalgiris on Thursday at Park Hall. The Lithuanian side will have close to no chance of qualifying after losing the first leg on a five-goal margin.
The host has been unbeaten in their recent three fixtures including the first leg last time out. The Saints had to defeat Glentoran to reach the quarterfinals in the tournament with an aggregate 3-1 score. They will return home on the back of that 0-5 win on the road against Kauno Zalgiris in the ECL.
In the meantime, Kauno had to face Europa FC to reach the quarterfinals this term in the ECL. The away team has only one win in the last seven matches across all major contests in the schedule. They will visit on the back of the first leg defeat in the tournament this month.
The New Saints vs Kauno Zalgiris Head-to-head (h2h)
Their lone encounter gave a 0-5 away win for TNS.
The New Saints vs Kauno Zalgiris Prediction
There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be a high-scoring affair in ninety minutes. After their first leg seeing five goals in total, with all goals scored by TNS in full-time.
This shows the second leg will also feature over 2.5 goals in the encounter.
The host enjoys the ground advantage in the middle and has won their last three home matches. On the contrary, the Zalgiris have only one win in their recent six outings in the schedule.
Hence, the host is likely to have an edge in the game over the traveling side.
The New Saints vs Kauno Zalgiris Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5).
The New Saints to win @ 1.75 (3/4).
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