Soccer betting. Picks and bets on FC Krasnodar – Nice match. 2016.09.29
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Match 2 round group stage of the Europa League Krasnodar – Nice will be held on Thursday at 20:00 (GMT) on Kuban Stadium on 29 September. Two years ago, Krasnodar debuted in European competition. Then a team led by Oleg Kononov made it to the group stage, having beaten in the qualifying play-off for Real Sociedad. The main part of the Europa League Bulls were in a very difficult group with Lille, Wolfsburg and Everton and took only third place. Last season, they were able to improve the result and get into the 1/16 finals, where they lost to Sparta Prague. At the same time in the group stage Krasnodar became the first, ahead of not only the Gabala and PAOK, but Borussia Dortmund, which won one of the two matches. This year Krasnodar again playing in the Europa League group, and again he, like two years ago, part of a very serious opponents – Nice, Salzburg and Schalke 04. In the first round of Krasnodar played visiting Salzburg and won with a minimum score of 1:0 thanks to Zhoaozino year. In this half of the second half they spent ten men due to the removal of Sergei Petrov. It was the first match of Krasnodar under the direction of Igor Shalimov, which replaced Kononov – Belarusian expert dismissed because of the relatively slow start the team this season. After Salzburg Krasnodar defeated with a score of 2:1 Rostov, and then won the Russian Cup match away at Spartak Nalchik 2:0. And on Saturday he was able to defend the draw on the new arena CSKA Moscow – 1:1 with a goal Theodore Smolova. Unbeaten Krasnodar is currently five games. And on Thursday he expects to extend it in the game with Nice. By the way, the bookmakers put on the Russian team, assessing the probability of winning is much higher 50%. At the moment, Krasnodar held in the Europa League 14 home games and won ten of them, having suffered just two defeats – against Wolfsburg and Sparta. In two other cases, he played in a draw. However, only in losing fights he missed more than one goal, and in six cases, he was able to leave his own goal intact. It is also worth noting that 10 of the 14 matches of Krasnodar have scored at least two goals.
Nice last season under the direction of Claude Puel was close to getting into the Champions League, but the ending of the championship of France it was not enough and it appears in the second Eurocup significance. Puel summer he moved to England, where he is now working with Southampton – another participant in the current draw of the Europa League. A Nice was headed by ex-mentor gladbahskoy Borussia Lucien Favre. Despite the skeptical assessment before the start of the season, while Nice appears very confident and has won five of the eight official matches, having suffered only one defeat. However, only loss came in the first game in the Europa League Nice – she lost in his field Schalke 0:1. In the French championship team is in first place and are likely to concentrate efforts on the League 1, where will try to finish in the Top 3 and get into the Champions League. This is one of the arguments against Nice on the eve of the match in Krasnodar.
By the way, the French for the second time taking part in the Europa League. For the first time in this tournament they played in 2013, when not included in the group stage because of the sensational defeat by Cyprus Apollo. Now in the Europa League group Nice came automatically, but perhaps this its success at the international level in this football year and be limited. Predictions for the match Krasnodar – Nice (Europa League, group stage, 2nd round, 29 September): Krasnodar will win 2:1; Krasnodar will score over 1.5 goals.