Standard Liege vs Sevilla Prediction Today
Sporting the leader of the Spanish League, Sevilla face Standard Liége on Thursday, November 29, in a confrontation for the fifth – penultimate round of the European League group stage 2018/2019. The match will be played at the Maurice Dufrasne stadium in Liège, Belgium. The beginning was scheduled for 18h (Brasília time).The teams are in the undefined group J, which has the lead the Spaniards alongside Russia’s Krasnodar with nine points. The Belgians, with six, are in third place. The trio continues in the fight for the two spots in the next stage. The flashlight is in the hands of the already eliminated Akhisar Belediye, who has not yet scored.
As Krasnodar will face the Turks of Akhisar Belediye this Thursday at home, and most likely reach the 12 points, and in the final journey will face Sevilla in Spain, one of the possible scenarios for the Standard Liége is a triple tie in first place.In that case, only a win in Thursday’s match may not be enough. This scenario would lead to the definition of the two spots for goal difference in the games between them. Against Krasnodar, with whom already realized of the two anticipated matches, each team scored three goals. However, against Sevilla, the Belgians were thrashed 5-1 in Spain. So you need to reverse this scenario. A second combination to get them to the decision would require Krasnodar to take points from the Spaniards in their dominions. It does not seem, at least in theory, to be the most likely choice.The result of the match on Saturday, November 23, by the Belgian Championship, is able to cheer their fans. At home, Standard Liége scored 3-0 at Eupen. It was his second consecutive win in the tournament. In the previous round, he had beaten the visiting kortrijk by 2-0. With 26 points (seven wins, five draws and four losses), the team occupy the sixth place, the last that guarantees a place in the second phase of the competition. The leadership of the Jupiler League is Genk, who has 35 points.
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Sevilla are better off not just in the Europa League. A draw in Belgium is enough to put him in the second round of the competition and turn the match against Krasnodar into a mere fight for first place.However, the brightness of the team happens even in the Spanish Championship. By defeating Valladolid by 1-0 at home on Sunday, November 25, the team took the lead in the competition. He reached 26 points (eight wins, two draws and three losses) beating Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, who faced each other and stayed in the 1 to 1. The thirteenth round was extremely beneficial for the club. From the top six, Sevilla was the only one to win.So securing the Europa League’s early qualification would allow coach Pablo Marchin to ‘drop’ a spot on the tight end-of-the-year schedule, which has, in addition to the Spanish League commitments, the return match with Villanovense for the King’s Cup .
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The teams had four previous matches, all in the Europa League. Sevilla won twice, the Belgians won once and there was a draw.
The big advantage in the goalscoring and the chance to decide the vacancy at home in the last round offers the Seville great tranquility for the match on Thursday. All the responsibility for winning is put on the shoulders of the Belgian team, who gave clear signs of not having enough technical conditions to deal with it. Thus, the prognosis in the victory of the Spaniards, who have been undefeated for seven games (five wins and two draws), seems to be the most appropriate option.
Bet Tips: Sevilla