APOEL and Sutjeska face in Neo GSP, in a second leg of this phase of the UEFA Champions League (2nd Qualifying Round), after the first leg APOEL have won out by (0-1). Attention to the home factor, since APOEL usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
After the victory outside by (0-1), the home team comes to this second leg with a 1 goal advantage. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, APOEL won 5, drew 3 and lost 2.
APOEL comes to this match after a 0-1 victory against Sutjeska, in the first leg of this second round of the Champions League: the team’s only goal was scored by Tomás De Vincenti. In this second game, now at home, coach Paolo Tramezzani should line his team in a 4-4-2, in which De Vincenti and Hallenius are the most advanced players: the first athlete mentioned is very powerful and strong in the ending. On the other hand, Souza and Gentsoglou must play in the merengue midfield. The complete equipment is available for this game.
After the defeat at home, the visiting team comes to this second leg with a 1-goal drawback and with the difficult task of recovering this negative result as a visitor. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 21 games it records 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last 4 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Sutjeska drew 3 and lost 1.
Sutjeska comes to this match after a 0-1 loss against APOEL, which complicates their situation in this match. We remember that the visitors had surpassed Slovan in the previous round. In this match against APOEL, a technically and tactically very competent rival, coach Nikola Rakojevic must present a more cautious team and betting on successive counterattacks. Marko Cetkovic is a very important player in the offensive process of this team. There are no major absences for this game.