FCSB vs Hajduk Split PREVIEW & PREDICTION 16/08/2018


FCSB and Hajduk Split meet in the double-handed draw for the 3 rd round of the Europa League 2018/2019 qualifying round. The match on the National Arena will be held on Thursday, not before 19:30.

In the tour of the doubles, the two bands closed the confrontation on Stadion Poljud, score 0-0, the game in which Hajduk was the more dangerous team with 15 goals and 4 sutures on the goal. The quality of the game was obviously affected by the quality of the turf, which is extremely low, but this will not happen again on Thursday, the national lawn being of a much higher quality.

“Ros-blue” crosses a start with an excellent offensive season, with 16 goals scored in 7 matches, 11 of them coming to the National Arena. In the 4th round of League 1, Nicolae Dica’s students were led 1-0 to the median match with Gaz Metan, but they managed to return in the second half and to score 3 at 1, thanks to the goals scored by Eddy Gnohere, Olimpiu Morutan and Florinel Coman.

The guest team is not in a good shape at the start of this season, the only victories coming in double Europa League with Slavia Sofia, 1-0 home and 3-2 away, while in the championship have two draw with the score 1-1 and a failure to Osjek with a score of 4-1.

In the tournament, the Croats took advantage of the low quality of the turf and annihilated the superior technique of the opposing players, but in the move from the National Arena they will need a new strategy. Hajduk’s coach Zeljko Kopic has not kept his hands on the weekend duel in Rijeka, unlike Nicholas Dica, who introduced Eddy Gnohere and Florin Tanase to the field just in the second half of the duel with Gaz Metan Medias .

Probable teams:

FCSB: Balgrade – Benzar, Planic, Balasa (Nedelcu), Morais – Pintilii, Filip – Man, Tanase, Teixeira – Gnohere;

Hajduk Split: Posavec – Juranovic, Mikulic, Vucur, Lopez, Fomitschow – Juric, Barry, Caktas – Ivanovski, Gyurcso;

PREDICTION: FCSB to win @ 1.70

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