Qarabağ and Dundalk measure forces in Dalğa Arena, in a second leg of this phase of the UEFA Champions League (2nd Qualifying Round), after the tie for (1‑1) in the first leg.
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. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Qarabağ won 7 and drew 3. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games.
The Qarabag comes to this match after a 1-1 draw in the first leg, in the visit to Dundalk, in the first leg of this tie. The house team generally acts on a 4-3-3, choosing to populate the most advanced area of the land. In this tactical drawing, the players responsible for creating problems the rival defense are Zoubir, Emreli and Romero. Given the quality of this team, we believe that the Qarabag puts a high defensive pressure and has the offensive initiative of the game. Coach Qurban Qurbanov must have all the players available for this match.
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. The team arrives at this match after a win out with St Patrick’s (0-1). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Dundalk won 8, drew 1 and lost 1. The defense has been strong and only suffered goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and its attack has scored regularly, since He scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 away matches for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Dundalk comes motivated to this second leg, after a 0-1 victory with St. Patrick’s: Mountney, 52 minutes into the game, scored the only goal of the game. The main offensive reference of this team is the Irishman Patrick Hoban, with twelve goals scored. Keeping his game scheme in the usual 4-3-3, the three most advanced men are expected to be McEleney, Hoban and Duffy. Coach Vinny Perth should have all the players at his disposal.