Levski Sofia vs Vaduz
UEFA Europa League
Date: Tuesday, 17th July 2018
Kick-Off at 16:45 UK / 17:45 CET
Venue: Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz.
Vaduz bagged a 1-0 win in first leg clash with Levski Sofia on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 at Rheinpark Stadion.
Our first leg predictions were Double Vaduz or Draw and Under 2.5 goals, both spot on.
Levski Sofia vs Vaduz Betting Tips & Prediction
Vaduz +1.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.70 odd odd.
Both teams to Score @ 2.45 odd.
Levski Sofia vs Vaduz Key Stats
Levski haven’t won a Europa League game in 4 attempts.
The Bulgarians lost the last three with the other being a draw.
Levski have a poor record at this competition in recent seasons, having won just 1 of the last 10 games, drew 4 and last 5.
Still, Levski can be considered a strong home side, since their lone defeat at own backyard since 2010 came against Hajduk Split last season. The 11 games prior to that produced 8 wins and 3 draws.
Vaduz had made deep runs in the qualifiers in each of their last four appearances.
Their record at the competition since 2015 is 11 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses from 19 games.
All three defeats came away from home, yet they won 4 and drew 1 of the remaining 5.
Levski Sofia vs Vaduz Preview
Levski have some very interesting names of the Brazilian origin in their final third and they are favorites on paper without doubts, but they will have to be at their best to dispatch Vaduz here.
The hosts regularly passed initial rounds against weaker opponents in the last couple of years in Europa League. They fell 0-2 on aggregate to Norwegian Odd last year after netting five goals in two legs against Welsh Bala Town.
Levski barely went past Sutjeska before losing both legs to Croatian Hajduk in the second round last term. They will run into a super strong resistance from The Lichtenstein outfit here and our value-pick is definitely Vaduz not to lose at the odds of 1.90.
We have plenty of reasons to expect a very tight affair on Wednesday evening, meaning the Under 2.5 goals FT looks to be a decent alternative option at the odds of 1.75.
Vaduz won the FL1 Active Cup for the sixth time in a row, earning the right to represent Liechtenstein in the new Europa League season.
As most of you probably know, Vaduz feature the second tier of the Swiss football where they came fourth after 36 rounds of the campaign in the previous term. They can be sort of a “mine” for bigger sides in the early stages of the competition.
We certainly do not expect a one-way street for Bulgarian heavyweights Levski Sofia even though they are set as clear favourites to advance into the second qualifying round from this tie.
The truth is Levski were far from being Bulgarian crème de la crème in the past decade. Their last domestic title (both league and cup are considered) came back in the 2008/09 season.
The team is currently led by the Italian manager Delio Rossi and were nowhere near the battle for the silverware last season as they came third, 24 points behind champions Ludogorets and 17 below runners-up CSKA Sofia.
Levski Sofia vs Vaduz Head-to-head
Vaduz’s 1-0 win over Levski Sofia on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 at Rheinpark Stadion is their lone h2h meeting with Levski Sofia.