Blues vs. Highlanders
North Harbor Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
With week 4 Super League fixtures around the corner, Blues and Highlanders line up to face each other at North Harbor Stadium in Auckland. So far in the competition, the Highlanders haven’t achieved much, but on the other hand, there is Blues, who have managed to win a game out of 2 played. Both well-matched teams would be out in the middle, presenting descent gameplay and thrilling actions for rugby lovers in New Zealand and Australia. For the upcoming game, Blues are excited to make some front-line changes which might prove pivotal as the match progresses. Blues need to focus on the basics and make the right decisions where needed.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Blues- Looking to Play with Positive Intent
Beauden Barrett is named in the lineup to play against Highlanders in the upcoming game. Such important changes might prove a core asset in the game, as Highlander would be in search of an opportunity to exploit the weak links in Blue’s lineup. In the tournament so far, Blues have achieved significant support and response from their supporters and fans in New Zealand and Australia. After losing to Hurricanes in a close game, Blues came back strong against Chiefs. Blues lost by a single point against Hurricanes, which was a thriller of a game for viewers. Going in the game against Highlanders, Blues would be looking to repeat their performances from the game against Chiefs and secure a decent win. It’s a long league to play for, and Blues would be looking to keep themselves calm and make most of the opportunity presented.
Key Players for Blues:
- Taufa Funaki;
- Corey Evans;
- Sam Darry;
- Caleb Clarke;
- Adrian Choat.
Highlanders- Can they Get Themselves High?
Highlanders have certainly lost track of themselves as they have lost 3 of their most important games in the league. Highlanders lost against Chiefs (26-16), Crusaders (34-19), and Hurricanes (21-14) so far in the competition. For their upcoming fixture against Blues, they are expected to build a decent lineup in which they can rely upon their wingers and center backs. Highlanders are certainly lacking team spirit and confidence as they walk out in the field to play. Highlanders have the right support behind their back in the form of former players and coaching staff, but it’s time that they cash in on the opportunity and win the game.
Key Players for Highlanders:
- Elliot Dixon;
- Gareth Evans;
- The Milner- Skudder;
- John Hardie;
- Liam Coltman.
Expert Betting Tips
Blues and highlanders have a rich history playing against each other, but for the upcoming fixture, it would be Blues who can win and dominate in style. Blues are looking sharp and confident as a team as they prepare for the hustle against Highlanders.