Vitória Guimarães and Ventspils measure forces in Estadio Dom Afonso Henriques, in a return match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (3rd Qualifying Round), after the victory outside the Vitória Guimarães by (0‑3) in the first leg . In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team comes to this second leg with a 3-goal lead, after the victory was 0-0 in the first leg. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 29 goals scored and 10 suffered. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Vitória Guimarães won 8, drew 1 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, as they always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games.
Vitória de Guimarães comes to this very motivated match, after a 0-3 victory, against Ventspils, in a first leg of the third round of the Europa League: the team’s goals were scored by Davidson, Pepe and Joseph Amoah Coach Ivo Vieira should favor the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, always with the aim of not leaving the team unbalanced. Davidson, one of the strikers, is a very fast and strong player when it comes to taking the ball towards the attack. Out of this game will be Ola John, Aziz and André André, all with physical problems.
After the defeat at home, the visiting team comes to this second leg with a 3-goal draw and with the difficult task of recovering this negative result as a visitor. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in his stadium. In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Ventspils won 2, drew 1 and lost 7. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 30 of their last 43 games have ended with Over 2 , 5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
Ventspils comes to this match after a 0-3 defeat against Vitória de Guimarães. To reach this stage of the Europa League, the Latvians have surpassed Teuta and Gzira United. In this second game, as a visitor, coach Dejan Vukicevic should benefit a medium or low block and counterattacks, making the most of the space in the opponent’s back. Midfielder Dové Womé is largely responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. There are no major absences for this game.