Progres Niedercorn vs FC Ufa
Europa League Qualifying – 3rd Round 2nd Leg
Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018
Kick-off at 18:00 UK/ 19:00 CET
Venue: Stade Josy Barthel (Luxembourg).
Progres Niedercorn vs FC Ufa Analysis & Prediction
We were expecting a solid Ufa win in the first leg, but Niedercorn kept their chances alive with after scoring a late goal to reduce the magnitude of defeat to 2-1.
The underdogs from Luxembourg defeated seasoned campaigners Gabala and Honved in the previous rounds of the competition, thus left a reminder that they are no pushover.
However, the Russian club are a stable unit, often hard for oppositions to break down. They do not score a whole lot of goals, still got what it takes to protect the slender lead.
Progres Niedercorn vs FC Ufa Betting Tips
Under 2.5 goals at 7/10 (1.70)
Ufa Asian Handicap 0.0 @ 8/11 (1.64).
All Analysis and Tips for Second Leg Europa League fixtures compiled by Aron Wright. Below, you may find the preview for first leg of the corresponding tie.
Progres Niedercorn vs Ufa Preview and Predictions
Russian side Ufa is going to take on Progres Niedercorn in the first leg match of the Europa League Qualifiers third round.
Ufa are participating in the continental competitions for the first time and they’ve already passed one step successfully.
However, they are not too satisfied with their displays as they snatched two draws against Domzale and found the way through the next round thanks to an away goal.
Sylvester Igboun and the lads were in a variable form during the pre-season clashes while they finished as 6th in the last season.
The hosts opened a new campaign in the Russian Premier League with a clash against defending champions Lokomotiv Moscow and managed a goal-less draw before defeating Anzhi 3-0 this Monday.
The visitors are enjoying a pretty good campaign in Europa League this season as they’ve already managed to eliminate Gabala from Azerbaijan and Hungarian side Honved.
Although they were the underdogs in both occasions, Progress Niedercorn booked a 2-0 win over each opponent.
Paolo Amodio’s side finished as the runners-up last season in the domestic championship, however they opened a new campaign with a defeat.
Progres Niedercorn vs FC Ufa: Head-to-head
As the hosts are the debutants in the European cups, this will be the first head to head clash between these two sides.
Progress Niedercorn didn’t have the chance to face a Russian team although they’ve played 20 times in the continental competitions.