Esbjerg vs Sonderjyske PREVIEW & PREDICTION 13/08/2018


In the 5th round of the Danish championship, on Monday, starting at 18:00, the Esbjerg – Sonderjyske game will be played. The confrontation will take place on the “Blue Water Arena”. The hosts are looking for the first success this season.

Although he had a three-goal advantage when confronted with Randers in the previous round, the host team ultimately only scored a draw. Anders Dreyer had the opportunity to increase his advantage but wounded a shot from 11 meters in the 60th minute. Adrian Petre, the former striker of UTA Arad, contributed to the second goal and was replaced in the 81st minute It was only the second point in the four stages of the season. Clearly, for the Dutch Lammers’ band, the defensive is the neural point. No more than nine goals scored Esbjerg in the last three stages.

On the other hand, Sonderjyske comes after defeating Aarhus, scoring 0-1. Although they have created a number of good opportunities, 19 in number, the offensive has not even found the way to the opponent. It was for the third time in the last in the last five games played, when he left the field without any scored goal. With four points accrued so far, the guests ranked 11th in the standings, far from the previous season, when they were about to qualify for the Europa League.

In the last official confrontation, disputed in the summer of 2016, Esbjerg scored 3-0. It was the only success in the last eight straight games. Since then, the two bands have met in two friendly games, Sonderjyske imposing each time.

PREDICTION: Over 2.5 goals @ 1.76