FC Copenhagen and Crvena Zvezda measure forces in Telia Parken, in a second leg for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round), after the tie for (1‑1) in the first leg. Attention to the home factor, since FC Copenhagen usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
FC Copenhagen :
The home team comes to this second leg in advantage, after the draw away by (1‑1) in the first leg, so a draw may be enough to get the qualification. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 23 suffered; against 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 30 goals scored and 10 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a home victory with Lyngby BK by (2‑0). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, FC Copenhagen won 8, drew 1 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Copenhagen comes to this match after a 2-0 victory against Lyngby, in a match for the Danish championship. In the first encounter with the Red Star, the Danish club added a 1-1 positive draw: the team’s only goal was scored by Jonas Wind. In this second match, coach Staale Solbakken should benefit the movement of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the right flank. Striker Dame N’Doye is one of the most prominent players in the team, being very powerful and excellent in finishing. Outside of this game will be Pavkov and Jovicic, both due to physical problems.
The away team comes to this second leg at a disadvantage, because despite the draw in the first leg they suffered 1 goal at home. 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 30 matches it records 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss at his stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory with Mladost Lučani by (2‑0). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Crvena Zvezda won 4, drew 3 and lost 3. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition.
The Red Star comes to this match after a 2-0 victory against Mladost, in a match for the Serbian championship. In the previous playoffs of the Champions League, the visitors defeated the HJK and Suduva. Having added a draw to a ball, coach Vladan Milojevic is expected to play 4-3-3, favoring a low block and counterattacks across the flanks: Ivanic and Vukanovic should play for the wings. It should be noted that the Red Star has several defensive gaps. For this second game, the coach cannot count on Pavkov and Jovicic, both injured.