Hammarby and Lech Poznań meet at Tele2 Arena, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). These two teams have never met before, so this will be their first head-to-head match.
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after a (3‑0) home win against Puskás. The team comes to this match after a home draw against Helsingborg by (2‑2). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Hammarby won 3, drew 6 and lost 1. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has scored with regularly, as they scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. There is a tendency to have goals in their home matches, since 18 of the last 20 matches they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 5 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Hammarby’s team comes to this match after a 2×2 draw at the reception at Helsingborg, thus adding the fourth official match without losing: the team’s goals were scored by Arón Johannssón and Imad Khalili. On the last day of the Europa League, the Swedes beat the Hungarians from Puskás 3-0. Usually the home team plays 4-3-3, favoring defensive organization and counterattacks. However, in some moments of their matches the team privileges deep passes for the attack, especially towards forward Imad Khalili. For this game the coach of the house can count on all his players.
Lech Poznań :
The away team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after a home win by (3‑0) against Valmiera / BSS. The team comes to this match after a away draw against Śląsk Wrocław by (3‑3). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Lech Poznań won 5, drew 4 and lost 1. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has scored regularly as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. There is a tendency for goals to be scored in their away matches, since 20 of the last 20 matches they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 4 away matches for all competitions: they have conceded 3 of their 6 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Lech Poznan comes into this match with a 3×3 draw with Slask Wroclaw, in a match for the Polish championship. In the 3 rounds played in the league of their country, the visiting club added 2 draws and 1 loss. In the last round of the Europa League, Lech beat Valmiera / BSS 3-0. Without much surprise, coach Dariusz Zuraw will play 4-3-3, favoring possession and organized attacks, mainly through the flanks: Jakub Kaminski and Michal Skoras are mainly responsible for this process. The man who plays in the attack front, Mikael Ishak, stands out in this team, being very strong in the air game. All the regular players are available for this game.