DERRY CITY VS DINAMO MINSK PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Derry City and Dinamo Minsk meet at Brandywell Stadium, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (1st Qualifying Round). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of taking advantage of the home advantage to achieve a positive result. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a home win against Limerick by (2-1). In the last 10 home matches Derry City has won 5, tied 2 and lost 3. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 29 of the last 44 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Due to playing in their stadium in the first leg, it will be very important for the Derry team to win, because the return game will be far from their fans, where things will have to be more complicated. The owners of the house are oscillating a lot between good and bad results and in this first leg will play against a more qualified team than yours, so, you will have to sweat the shirt throughout the 90 minutes of play, so get to conquer a positive result. If we analyze the last matches played, the local team has been suffering a lot, because of its defensive system, therefore, it should change the position of that sector to try to come out with a victory against a team superior to theirs.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in away matches, with 28 goals scored and 10 conceded; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 9 conceded. In the last match they played, for the Premier League, they beat Tarpeda at home (1-0). In the last 10 away matches Dinamo Minsk has won 7, tied 1 and lost 2. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 16 of the last 39 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals and 30 out of 39 have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In the last 7 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Dinamo Minsk team dreams of reaching the group stage, so it will be necessary to make two major matches, because only then will achieve its goal, which is to advance to the next phase. There are already eight games without losing and the team bets on this good sequence of victories to beat the game. Even if he is playing away from home, the coach is betting a lot on a good result against Derry, because his team is technically more qualified than his opponent.
PREDICTION: Din. Minsk to win @ 1.60