Plzen – Lugano : Preview & Prediction
Viktoria Plzen and Lugano play at the Doosan Arena in a match for the Europa League (Group Stage). In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Lugano presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 1 win and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 2nd place with 3 points earned. In the last match, they lost by (3-2) away against Lugano, after in the previous match to have won by (3-1) at home with Hapoel Beer Sheva. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a victory away with Karviná by (1-3). Viktoria Plzen won 9 and lost 1 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 4 of their last 5 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 15 games, he managed to turn the scoring in 3 of the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Viktoria team comes to this game with the thought of adding up the three points, because the opponents that come behind in the leaderboard add up to the same number of points. The team is in second place, and if the group stage is over now it would be qualified for the next phase. The team has the worst defense among the four teams that are in that key, so it needs to improve this sector for the rest of the competition. The coach should bring a very competitive team to the field, as he should not have any significant embezzlements.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Steaua Bucharest by (1-2). In the last match, won at home to Viktoria Plzen by (3-2). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 29 goals scored and 21 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses, with a total of 19 goals scored and 25 conceded. In the last game he played for the Super League, he beat Luzern at home (1-0). His last away game was for Schweizer Pokal and he finished with a win (2-3) after extra time against Schötz. In the last 10 games as a visitor Lugano won 4, drew 2 and lost 4. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their attack has been regularly marked scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the board. There are 1 highlights in the last 8 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 6 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Lugano’s team are in third place in the group with three points added so far, the same score of second place, which is qualifying for the next phase until the exact moment. The home team, in the final round, managed to achieve an excellent result, won the same opponent that will face in this round, indoors, by the score of 3×2. In this round the team has as objective to look for a good result, therefore it will be able to follow firm in search of one of the two vacancies for the next phase. The coach should go with what is best at his disposal for this game.
Plzen – Lugano : Betting Tips
Plzen – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70