Neftci Baku – Galatasaray : Preview & Prediction
Neftçi and Galatasaray face at Bakı Olimpiya Stadionu, in a match for the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct encounter. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
Analysis of Neftçi
The home team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after having eliminated Shkupi, after a victory by (2‑1) at home in the previous round. This is a stronger team when playing at their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. The team arrives in this match after a home defeat by Sumqayıt by (0‑2). Neftçi won 5, drew 3 and lost 2 of their last 10 home matches for all competitions. The team has allowed its opponent to score goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games. This is a team that scores a few times first and that only managed to open the scoreboard in 2 of its last 9 games, of those 2 it reached the interval in advantage in 1 and won in the end of the 90 ‘in all.
Neftçi comes unmotivated for this match after a 0-2 setback, receiving Sumqayit, in a game counting for the Azerbaijan Championship. In the previous round of the Europa League, the home team beat Shkupi 2-1. Usually, when the home club invests in the offensive process, it does so through the right aisle, taking advantage of the depth offered by the Alasgarov wing. Striker Abbasov is one of the highlights of this Neftçi, which is very powerful and strong in finishing. For this round, coach Fuzuli Mammadov can count on all his players.
Analysis of Galatasaray
The visiting team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result as a visitor. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 24 conceded. At home, he won 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, with a total of 30 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a home win against Gaziantep FK by (3‑1). In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, Galatasaray won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. The team allowed the opponent goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly. , since he managed to finish in 9 of the last 10 games.
Galatasaray’s team comes motivated for this match after a 3-1 victory, receiving Gaziantep: the team’s goals were signed by Falcao (2) and Kilinc. The Turkish team usually plays in a 4-3-3, where the three most advanced pieces are Kilinc, Feghouli and Falcao. The brain of the team is the midfielder Arda Turan, the player responsible for defining and conducting his team’s attacks. Coach Fatih Terim cannot count on Etebo, Ekbaba and Muslera, all with physical problems.
Neftci Baku – Galatasaray : Betting Tips
Galatasaray – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70