Nõmme Kalju and Celtic measure forces in A. Le Coq Arena, in a second leg for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (2nd Qualifying Round), after Celtic’s victory by (5-0) in the match outward.
The home team comes to this second leg with a disadvantage of 5 goals, in addition to the disadvantage of not having scored as a visitor in the first leg. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Nõmme Kalju won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but his attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Nõmme Kalju’s team ended up being defeated in the first leg, by 5×0, and now has an almost impossible mission, to win by 6 or more goals to stay in the competition. To achieve a good result, Nõmme Kalju’s team will have to show something else in the field, therefore, he will have to put a lot of pressure on his rival. The coach must present in the field the best starting eleven available for this match.
The away team comes to this second leg with an advantage of 5 goals, but suffered 0 goals at home in the first leg. In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Celtic won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has marked with regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games.
Celtic has an excellent advantage in their favor, so you can play smoothly and control that advantage. The visiting team is expected to present a strong defensive scheme in the field and at the same time seek to attack whenever possible to score goals away from home. The coach must not have significant absences for this match, so he must present a very competitive team in the field.