Stadium: Ulker Stadyumu Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu Spor Kompleksi (Istanbul)
Fenerbahce and HJK will battle in the first match of the qualifying round of the Europa League. Let's analyze the teams' forms and advise on what to bet.
Fenerbahce is just beginning its European Cup journey. The team held only friendly matches before the start of the cup and played in the first round of the new season of the Turkish Super League. Fenerbahce had seven friendly matches where they got five wins and two draws. As for the first round of the Super League, the team defeated newcomer Adana Demirspor with a score of 1-0.
Unlike its opponent, HJK has been in the European Cup qualifiers for a long time. First, they defeated Buducnost Podgorica with the total score of 7-1 in the Champions League qualifying, but then lost to Malmo (3-4) and started the Europa League qualification after that. There HJK had already managed to pass Neftçi with the total score of 5-2.
Expert betting tips
The difference in class between the two teams is out of the question. The Turkish championship is much more prestigious than the Finnish one, and, accordingly, Fenerbahce is a much more stronger team than HJK. In addition, today their match will be held at home. In general we think the visitors have no chance today, so we suggest to bet on a solid victory for the home team. Prediction: victory for Fenerbahce with a handicap (-1.5).
- Fenerbahce to win with a handicap (-1.5) for 2.50;
- Total over 1.5 for 1.25;
- Fenerbahce individual total over (1.5) for 1.65.