Stjarnan – Espanyol : Preview & Prediction
Espanyol Barcelona will continue its adventure in qualifying for the group stage of the Europa League after an easy victory in the first leg against Stjarnan (4-0) thanks to the doubles of Ferreyra and Borja Iglesias. This return match in Iceland should be a new formality for David Gallego’s protégés. The Catalan club is on a very good dynamic and we must go back to March 30 to see trace of the last defeat of Espanyol. The Spanish club prepared well this European match with a draw on Sunday against Sheffield Wednesday (2-2) which follows 3 wide wins against Peralada (6-0), Lens (3-1) and Stjarnan (4-0) . The modest Icelandic club should suffer a new defeat and be logically eliminated. Stjarnan, traveling to HK on Monday, was able to bring back only 1 draw (1-1) … A result that confirms the difficulties currently of the 4th of the Icelandic championship which also remains on 1 draw at KR (2-2 ) and 1 backhand on the field of Espanyol (4-0).
Stjarnan can no longer win: 4 games without a win (2 draws and 2 losses).
Espanyol are undefeated for 13 games (8 wins and 5 draws).
crushed Stjarnan in the first leg 4-0.
Stjarnan is 9 defeats in his last 11 European matches!
Espanyol are 12 victories in their last 15 European games (1 loss only).
Espanyol, despite its 4-goal lead, is expected to show a new success against Stjarnan on Icelandic soil.
Stjarnan – Espanyol : Betting Tips
Espanyol – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70