FC Astana – BATE Prediction & Picks (22.08.2019)



Astana and BATE measure strength, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs). In the last 3 years there is only a record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one at 25‑08-2016, which ended in a draw for (2‑2), and another more recent at 18‑08-2016, which ended in a victory of the Astana by (2‑0).


The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs) after having played previous qualifiers with: Valletta and FC Santa Coloma. In its last 10 home games, Astana records 7 wins and 3 losses.

For this competition, he did not lose any of the last 4 games. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 3 of the last 4 games for this competition. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).

The Astana team will play with the support of their fans in this next round, so it is important that you get a good result, so you can go quieter for the return game. The locals are expected to play the attack in this match, so they will press hard from the first minutes of the game. The coach must not have significant absences for this match, so he will go with all his strength to the field.


The away team arrives at this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs) after a home draw by (0-0) and a victory by (1-2) with Sarajevo. In its last 10 away games, BATE records 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.

BATE Borisov knows that playing away from home will be a difficult task and because it is a play of a tie it is essential that you have a lot of attention in the field. In order to get at least one draw the visiting team will have to present a strong defensive scheme, trying to counteract the attack movements of the homeowners and get at least one draw. The coach must go to the field with the best players available.

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