Our football match prediction:
Lyngby played above expectations against Krasnodar in the first leg of the Europa League third qualifying round. The Danes were on the verge of sharing the spoils with the Russian side at Stadion FK Krasnodar, but Magomed Suleymanov came as a substitute and scored a late winner for the hosts. Krasnodar failed to impress in the first leg, but they are still regarded as hot favourites to win the double-header and we predict that they will get their job done in Thursday’s football match at Lyngby Stadion. Lyngby have been struggling at the back of late and they are unlikely to keep a clean sheet in the return leg. Despite the fact that David Jean Nielsen’s men are tough to beat at home, we are tempted to put our money on the Russian Premier League club this time out as they should have a number of opportunities to attack their rivals on the break.
Highlighted Team (Krasnodar):
Krasnodar are one of several Russian clubs that were founded in the 21st century (2008). The Byki were promoted to the Russian Premier League in 2011 and they were playing under Serbian tactician Slavoljub Muslin back then. Krasnodar finished the 2014/2015 season in third place in the standings and that is regarded as the club’s biggest success. The club’s biggest rivals are Kuban Krasnodar and there have always been fireworks when the two teams take on each other in the local derby. The Bulls participated in the 2015/2016 Europa League group stages and it has to be noted that they managed to beat star-studded Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in front of home fans. However, they failed to make life difficult for Sparta Prague in the last 32, losing 4-0 to the Czech outfit on aggregate. Krasnodar play their home matches at Krasnodar Stadium, the venue that was built in 2016. The capacity of the stadium is 33,000.