Partizan and AZ Alkmaar face in Stadion Partizana, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). There is only a record of 1 recent direct confrontation between these two teams, on 11-21-2015, which ended with Partizan’s victory by (1-2). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since AZ Alkmaar has considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The home team won access to this group stage, after in the previous tie they had eliminated Molde FK, after a draw away by (1‑1) and a victory at home by (2‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a victory away with Proleter Novi Sad by (0‑3). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Partizan won 8, drew 1 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In 12 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 comeback.
There is no doubt that Partizan will at least try to reach the next stage, but for that to happen it will have to work hard. It is important to win their games at home and conquer points away from their domains, as this phase is very short. So, come to this game to add a victory and know that you have the capacity to make it happen. During the ninety minutes he wants to impose and remove the spaces to the visiting team, so as not to risk being surprised. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
The visiting team reaches this group stage after having eliminated the Antwerp, with a win out by (1-4), at the end of the extension. and a draw at home for (1‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last match he played, for Eredivisie, he won Sparta Rotterdam at home by (5-1). In its last 10 away games, AZ Alkmaar records 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 24 of their last 27 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In the last 6 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 4 of his 7 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
AZ Alkmaar is determined to make a good campaign in the competition and that is why he wants a good start. Of course it will not be easy, especially knowing the interests of his rival, but trust the staff he has. The minimum you expect for this round is a draw, but as long as the ball rolls, it will give its maximum to win. So, we can expect a fiercely contested duel, in which the Dutch will do everything possible to avoid a stumble. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.