In last Tuesday’s match, which will be held in the framework of the 3rd qualifying round of the Champions League, will meet Serbian “Crvena Zvezda” and Danish “Copenhagen”.
The winner of this pair will go in the final round of qualifiers, the playoffs, where the rights of the Champions of Switzerland are waiting for “young boys”.
The losing team gets eliminated in the Europa League, with the playoffs and the opponent will be either the Latvian Riga, or Finnish HJK. With the last in the previous round of the Champions League playing “Crvena Zvezda”. As already clearly won.
- Crvena Zvezda
- The coefficients and forecast
The Serbian team lost to HJK in the Finnish capital with the score 2:1 but still remain in the Champions League. This happened due to the fact that she adigala victory in Belgrade with the score 2:0 a week before the lesion, so that the sum of both matches, the representatives of the capital of Serbia, passed on with the score 3:2.
Before to play against HJK, “Crvena Zvezda” left behind a Board of tournament of Lithuania “Suduva” — despite the status of the champion of the Superleague, the Belgrade team had to start in the Champions League first qualifying round. 0:0 away and 2:1 at home allowed to be in round 2.
After “Zvezdara” has completed the first qualifying round of the Champions League, started the championship of Serbia. In both the first rounds of the capital’s team won with the score 2:0 at home, but after the return match with HJK in the super League was not involved.
In the end, among the 6 matches of the new season, “red Stars” — 4 wins in all 4 home games and draw with a defeat on the road. In 4 of last 5 contests, the team opened the score and in the same number of games goal in the first half was winning.
The Danish team also became the champion last season, but, unlike the Serbian team started in competition from the 2nd round of qualifying.
In the qualifying tournament “Copenhagen” figured out “the new Saints”, representing the championship of Wales, defeating on the road with the score 0:2 and 1:0, and played in the super League of Denmark — the first couple of rounds went to the 2nd round of qualifying.
After victories with minimal goal difference in these games is 2:3 and 2:1 — the next 3 games of the campaign, the lions finished with a dry victory, but on Saturday missed from “Sonderjyske”, though again won 1:2. In the end it turns out that in all away games of the new season the capital team scored at least 2 goals.
Except that “Copenhagen” won all 6 matches of the campaign 2019-20, he opened the score in each of their last 5 matches — “Crvena Zvezda” was not used to being in games with her participation scored first not her, but someone else.
The coefficients and forecast
Despite the great start to the season, as the home team, the visitors — underdog:
1.9–2.0: winning “red Star”;
4.1–4.4: winning “Copenhagen.”
However, the odds on them reaching the play-offs plus-minus the same:
1.8–2.0: pass “red Star”;
1.8–2.0: pass “Copenhagen”.
From last season’s Champions League knows that to beat the “Crvena Zvezda” in Belgrade is not easy even to the top clubs, but both teams regularly score.