St. Liege – Bala Town will be played on Thursday, September 17, starting with 19:00 in the Europa League qualifiers.
It is noteworthy that this will be the first direct confrontation, will be played at the Stade Maurice Dufrasne in Liege and will be led from the center by Trustin Farrugia Cann from Malta.
The home team comes after the first defeat in this start of the domestic season, 1-0 in Leuven, but is on the 3rd place with a total of 10 points after the first 5 rounds.
Unlike his opponent who did not play in the previous preliminary rounds, the guest team beat Valletta 1-0 away although it was not the favorite. This was the first qualification in the club’s history in the second round of a European competition.
After finishing 3rd in Wales last season, Bala Town finished making their debut in the new championship with a draw, 1-1 at Connah’s Q.
Therefore, the difference in value is obvious, Belgian football being much higher than in Wales and we highlight the fact that Bala Town is far from being a team that dominates the internal competition. In these conditions, only the problem of the score with which St. Liege.
-Only two goals conceded by St. Liege in the first 5 rounds of the domestic season;
-St. Liege, the lowest goal average at the start of the domestic season, 1.6 goals per match;
-Bala Town, at the first qualification in the club’s history in the second round of a European competition;
PREDICTION: Over 3,5 goals @ 1,79