Universitatea Craiova vs Budapest Honved
Europa League Qualification
Date: Thursday, 1 August 2019
Kick-off at 17:15 UK/ 18:15 CET
Venue: Stadionul Ion Oblemenco (Craiova).
The first leg ended in a goalless draw, as the Hungarians failed completely in taking advantage of their home status. And now with their dwindling current form, they have to rely on an away tie to see them through to the next round.
Coupling in the home form of Craiova, the objective just might turn out to be too hot to handle. The Romanians have started their league campaign on a perfect note, with three wins in a row, and they certainly hold the cards here with the home advantage, where they have been on fire, especially their frontline.
Universitatea Craiova vs Budapest Honved Head-to-head (h2h)
- The only encounter between these teams ended in a goalless draw, which was also the first leg of this two-legged battle.
Universitatea Craiova vs Budapest Honved Prediction
Craiova is on an ominous form and expectedly is on an unbeaten run. They have not lost in their last seven attempts, and in fact, won five of their last six games. On top of that, they scored twice or more in five of their last seven fixtures too.
At home, they are on another winning run of three match-ups and scored thrice or more in three of their last four appearances there. They also managed to keep clean sheets in their last three fixtures on the trot.
On the contrary, Honved was winless in eight of their last eleven ties, and in 11 of their last 16 on the road. They also conceded twice or more in six of their last twelve overall matches as well.
On the basis of form, home advantage, and the fact that the Romanians withstood the pressure of their away leg, the upper hand goes to Universitatea.
Universitatea Craiova vs Budapest Honved Betting Tips
Universitatea Craiova to Win @ 1.50 (1/2)
To Score the First Goal: Universitatea Craiova @ 1.40 (2/5).