Riga FC – Tre Fiori : Preview & Prediction
Riga and Tre Fiori face at Stadions Skonto, 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. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Tre Fiori presents significant differences between home and away performances.
Analysis of Riga
The home team makes its debut in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result, taking advantage of the home advantage. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. In their last match, for the Virsliga, they beat Ventspils by (0‑2). In the last 10 home matches Riga has recorded 9 wins and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly, since he managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games. The team does not usually have difficulties to open the scoreboard: they managed to score the first goal in 12 of the last 15 matches, of those 12 they reached the interval in advantage in 7 and they always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the match. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 10 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Riga comes for this match after a 0-2 win at Ventspils, in a game counting for the Championship of Latvia. Note that the home team reaches this stage of the Europa League after the elimination of the Champions League: defeat by 2-0 against Maccabi Tel Aviv. In this home game, coach Oleg Kononov plays in 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Pedrinho, a player who arrives from Paços de Ferreira, is one of the most dangerous players on the team. For this game the coach of the home team can count on all their athletes.
Analysis of Tre Fiori
The visiting team makes its debut in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result and surprising the home team. This is a stronger team when they play at their stadium, since in the last 13 games they have recorded 1 draw and 5 losses as a visitor; against 1 win, 1 draw and 5 losses at their stadium. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they lost to Linfield at home by (0‑2).
Tre Fiori, team from San Marino, enters this game with a defeat, by 0-2, against Lienfield, in a game counting for the qualifiers of the Champions League. Usually coach Matteo Cecchetti plays 3-5-2 with Bojan Gjurchinoski and Joel Apezteguia being the visiting team’s most offensive references. Offensive midfielder Francesco Lunardini is the highlight of the team, this owner of great technical and tactical quality. For this game the visiting coach can count on all his athletes.
Riga FC – Tre Fiori : Betting Tips
Riga FC – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70