Plzen – Sporting : Preview & Prediction
Sporting CP, donated from the Champions League to the Europa League, has great ambitions in this competition. Winner of Astana (3-1 and 3-3) in the previous round, the Portuguese formation is close to reaching the quarter-finals after a first well-controlled run (2-0). The current third of Liga Sagrès confirmed his good health by 1 success obtained on the field of Chaves (2-1) this Monday which allows him to return to 5 units of FC Porto, leader of the championship. Viktoria Plzen, leader of the Czech league with seven clearances (one game less) on Slavia Prague, faced resistance from Slovan Liberec (2-2) at the Doosan Arena on Sunday. This is the third meeting in a row that Vrba’s protégés can not win! Sporting CP, which thwarted Juventus FC (2-1) and FC Barcelona (2-0) on their home ground, has the means to return to Portugal with a new success on the Viktoria Plzen and a qualification in hand.
Sporting CP dominated the first leg 2-0.
On the European scene, Sporting has 2 wins (Olympiakos and Astana) and 2 defeats (Juventus and FC Barcelona) away.
The Plzen has 4 wins in 4 receptions against modest teams (Hapoel Beer Sheva, Lugano, FC Steaua Bucharest, Partizan).
The Colombian Montero author of the double on the way will be the number one danger.
Sporting CP scored 1 championship success while Viktoria Plzen was held in check at home after this European date.
The Sporting CP, with the experienced Rui Patricio, Mathieu, Coentrao, Dost, have assets to emerge victors of this second confrontation against a team of Plzen all the same from a lower level to the Portuguese formation.
Plzen – Sporting : Betting Tips
Sporting – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70