Zurich – Ludogorets SOCCER PICKS
Zürich and Ludogorets meet at Stadion Letzigrund, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never faced each other before.
The team of the house disputes its according party in Group A, after having won by (0-1) in its first match in this group stage, against the AEK Larnaca. In the last match they played, for the Super League, they tied with Neuchâtel Xamax at home by (0-0). In the last 10 home matches Zürich has won 4, tied 4 and lost 2.
The Zürich reaches its second commitment in the second position of the group, with three points conquered. As a positive factor, comes for this game of the Europa League without suffering defeats exactly five games in a row for their competitions. In this match the team must be aligned in 4-4-1-1, looking for a better defensive score when they do not have possession of the ball and also fast transitions for the attack. The highlight of the team is midfielder B. Kololli, who scored the only goal of the team in this competition.
The away team plays their second match in Group A, having lost by (2-3) in their first match in this group stage, against Bayer Leverkusen. The team comes to this match after a home win against Cherno More by (5-1). In the last 10 away matches Ludogorets has won 6, tied 3 and lost 1. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for this competition . In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 4 times, but got the comeback in 2.
Unlike the adversary of this round, Ludogorets looks for his first victory. We remember that at the moment it occupies the third position of the group. As a motivating factor, the Bulgarian team comes from three wins followed by their competitions. In this match the team must be aligned in 4-4-2, looking for defensive consistency and attacks in an organized manner. We must highlight Gustavo Campanharo, Wanderson and C. Keşerü, all with two goals scored by this competition.