Bodo/Glimt – Zalgiris : Preview & Prediction
Bodø / Glimt and Žalgiris face at Aspmyra Stadion, in a match for the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first direct encounter. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Bodø / Glimt
The home team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after a home win by (6‑1) with Kauno Žalgiris. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins and 3 draws at their stadium. In their last match, for the Eliteserien, they beat Odd at home by (6‑1). In the last 10 home matches Bodø / Glimt has recorded 10 wins. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 13 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 4 times but have managed to turn the score around in 3. In the last 10 home matches in all competitions there are 1 periods that stand out: they have suffered 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (0’‑ 15 ‘) .
Bodo / Glimt comes to this game with a 6-1 victory, receiving Odd, adding the fifth consecutive victory in official games. In the last Europa League round, the Norwegians beat Kauno Zalgiris without much difficulty. The team led by Kjetil Knutsen is a team that likes to play in their midfield, with the aim of trying to catch their opponent through the counterattack. Hauge and Zinckernagel are the most important players in the team’s tactical scheme, both being very fast and strong in finishing. For this match, the home manager can count on all his players.
Analysis of Žalgiris
The away team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after having eliminated Paide, with a victory by (2‑0) at home in the previous round. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, as in the last 30 games they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium. The team arrives in this match after a home win against Kauno Žalgiris by (2‑1). In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, Žalgiris won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. His attack has scored regularly, since he has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoreboard in 12 of its last 15 games, of those 12 it reached the interval in advantage in 10 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 10. In the last 11 games away all competitions for 1 period that stands out: they conceded 5 of their 7 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Zalgiris Vilnius enters this game with a 2-1 triumph, receiving Kauno Zalgiris, in a game counting for the Lithuanian Cup. We recall that the visiting club beat Paide, 2-0, in the 1st round of the Europa League. In this match against Bodo / Glimt, the coach Aleksey Baga should maintain the 4-3-3 favoring a more cautious style of play, attacking through the side corridors: Vidémont, Antal and Kaludjerovic must compose the attack of the visiting team. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
Bodo/Glimt – Zalgiris : Betting Tips
Bodo/Glimt – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70