Midtjylland and Young Boys meet at MCH Arena, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 30‑08‑2012 and ended with the scoreboard: Young Boys (0‑2) Midtjylland. In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round) after a win away (0‑1) against Ludogorets. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 15 suffered; against 9 victories, 1 draw and 5 defeats in their stadium, with 39 goals scored and 14 suffered. In the last match they played, for the Super League, they lost to SønderjyskE by (2‑0). In their last 10 home games, Midtjylland has 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Midtjylland come into this match after a 2-0 loss to SonderjyskE in a Danish championship match. In the previous round of the Champions League, the Danes beat Ludogorets 0-1. In this match against the Young Boys, coach Brian Priske is expected to play in the usual 4-3-3, with Pione Sisto, Dreyer and Kaba being the offensive references for the home team. The left winger Pione Sisto, a player contracted to Celta de Vigo, is one of the most prominent of this team, being very fast and competent when it comes to scoring. Outside of this game will be Dirks Riis and Olsen, both with physical problems.
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The away team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round) after a home win by (3-1) against KÍ. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 14 victories and 1 draw in his stadium. In their last match, for the Club Friendlies, they beat Lausanne Sport at home by (5‑2). In their last 10 away matches the Young Boys have 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games. This is a team that scores few times in the first place and that only managed to open the scoring in 3 of its last 15 games, of these 3 it reached the break in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in all.
Young Boys enter this match after a 5-2 win at the reception against Lausanne, in a friendly preparation for the next official matches. We remember that the Swiss team beat Kí 3-1 in the last round of the Champions League. Despite playing away from home, coach Gerardo Seoane’s team must act on the attack from the first minutes, taking advantage of all the opponent’s weaknesses. Tactically, the Swiss will have to organize themselves 4-2-3-1, with Nsame being the most offensive reference of the team. For this game the visiting coach cannot count on Elia, Petignat and Lauper, all with physical problems.