Young Boys and Crvena Zvezda face in STADE DE SUISSE Wankdorf Bern, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Play-offs). There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, which have not played any games in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 04-08-2004, in a match that ended the final score: Crvena Zvezda (3-0) Young Boys.
Young Boys :
The home team plays their first game in this edition of the UEFA Champions League with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to win a positive result. The team arrives at this match after a victory away with Étoile Carouge by (0-1). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, the Young Boys won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, as they always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games. There is a tendency to have goals in their home matches, since 30 of the last 32 games they played have ended with Over 1.5 goals.
The Young Boys comes to this match with a 0-1 loss to the Étoine, on the move to the Étoine, for the Swiss Cup. We emphasize that the local team reaches this stage of the Champions League after winning the 2018/2019 Swiss Championship. In this first encounter with the Red Star, coach Gerardo Seoane should choose a more dominant style of play, benefiting the attacks organized by the flanks. It should be noted that midfielder Gaudino is responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. For this match, the coach cannot count on Spielmann, Hoarau, Lauper, Sulejmani and Camara, all with physical problems.
The visiting team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (Play-offs) after having played previous qualifiers with: FC Copenhagen, HJK Helsinki and Sūduva. The team arrives at this match after a victory away with Spartak Subotica by (2‑3). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Crvena Zvezda won 5, drew 3 and lost 2. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 23 of their last 35 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. This is a team that usually scores many times first: he opened the scoring in 7 of his last 9 games, of these 7 he reached the break in advantage in 6 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 5.
The Red Star comes for this match after a 2-3 win against Spartak, in a match for the Serbian Championship. We point out that the visitors defeated Copenhagen in the last round of the Champions League. Vladan Milojevic’s team usually plays in a 4-3-3, with Jevtovic, El Fardou Ben and Richmnd Boakye being the most offensive references of the home team. Midfielder Marko Marin is one of the best players in this team, being a midfielder with a great vision of the game. For this match the coach cannot count on Milunovic and Jovancic, both suspended, in addition to Jovicic, injured.