Stadium: Estadio Benito Villamarín (Seville)
Referee: Marco Guida
09.03.2022 20:45 MSK
In the first match of the Europa League round of 16, Betis will play host to Eintracht. Who will be the stronger side? Check the team conditions and choose several betting options.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Betis didn't perform at their best in the Europa League group stage. It was in a quartet with Bayer, Celtic and Ferencvaros. The Spanish club scored ten points in six games and finished second, just one ahead of the Scottish side. Thus, Betis had to qualify from the knockout stages to qualify for the round of 16. Zenit were their rivals there. In the first leg in Russia, the team won 3:2, while in the return leg at home, they failed to lose (0:0). After the return leg against the St Petersburg club, Betis lost in La Liga derby to Sevilla (1:2) and also to Atletico (1:3).
Eintracht performed noticeably better than their opponents in the group stage of the second strongest European competition. The German team didn't lose once, with three wins and three draws. They were joined in the group by Olympiacos, Fenerbahce and Antwerp. Eintracht achieved first place and confidently qualified for the Europa League round of 16. As for the Eagles' last Bundesliga games, after three defeats in a row, they managed to beat Hertha 4:1.
Expert Betting Tips
We won't risk favouring anyone in the upcoming encounter. We think it will be quite an equal football match between two strong teams. In the return leg against Zenit, Betis decided to play second best, and almost paid for it by conceding at the end, but the goal was cancelled out after the VAR review. Real Betis has certainly concluded that situation, and now they will play with courage and aggression, all the more with the support of their fans. However, Eintracht is a solid team, with enough top-notch players. We suggest betting on a total over. Prediction: Total Over (2.5).