Vorskla Poltava – Arsenal SOCCER PICKS
Vorskla Poltava and Arsenal meet at Stadion Vorskla im. Oleksiya Butov’skogo, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage).
After 1 win and 3 losses, the home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 3 points won. In the last match, they lost by (0-1) at home against Qarabağ, after in the previous match, they won by (0-1) away with Qarabağ. The team comes to this match after an away defeat with Illichivets Mariupol by (1-0). In the last 10 home matches Vorskla Poltava has won 5 and lost 5. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, he has scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 9 of the last 22 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 14 matches, they suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Vorskla Poltava team has encountered many difficulties on the field in this competition and reaches this fifth round of the group stage with virtually no chance of advancing the stage. Despite playing at home, the Vorskla Poltava team must encounter difficulties, as it will act against a qualified team. In the last match played in the competition, Vorskla Poltava ended up being defeated inside the home by the Qarabağ, by the score of 1×0. The coach should not have important absences for this duel.
The away team is currently in the 1 st position, with 10 points won, after 3 wins and 1 draw. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Sporting Lisboa, by (0-1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Sporting Lisboa, by (0-0). The team comes to this match after a win away with AFC Bournemouth by (1-2). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Arsenal won 7, drew 1 and lost 2. Their defense has been very strong, as they only suffered goals in 1 of the last 4 matches, and their attack has scored with regularity, as they have scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they suffered the first goal 4 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Arsenal team will have a good opportunity to isolate themselves even more in the leadership in this round, since they will be acting against a team technically inferior to theirs, so, playing away from home has the possibility of adding the three points. By playing away from their fans, it will be important to redouble their attention in the defensive sector, but without stopping looking for their attacking moves. In the last round, Arsenal stayed for a draw at home with Sporting Lisbon, by the score of 0x0. The coach must bring a fairly competitive team to the field.