Soccer betting. Picks and bets on Southampton – Sparta Prague match. 2016.09.15
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Match of 1 round group stage of the Champions League Southampton – Sparta Prague will be held on Thursday 15 September at 22:05 (GMT) on the St Mary’s Stadium. This is a meeting of the quartet of teams K, which also play Hapoel Beersheba and Inter. Southampton and Sparta, according to experts, will compete with each other for second place in the group, a victory in which they give Inter Milan.
Southampton for the second time in a row playing in the Europa League. Last season, he was not able to get into the group stage – after winning one of the qualifying rounds of Southampton with a total score of 5:0, he lost to the Danish FC Midtjylland – a draw 1:1 at home and defeated 0:1 away. This season, he immediately started with a group stage and has a good chance to get into the playoffs. However, the beginning of the football year turns to the Saints is not very good. For games against Sparta Southampton fit after losing to Arsenal at the Emirates 1:2. It was the fourth match official team Claude Puel after the summer break and is a single victory they won – two draws and two defeats. Including the two home games, he drove to a draw – 1:1 Watford 1:1 Sunderland. But last season, he completed a series of four victories with a total score of 14:6, scoring each time at least two goals – this season Southampton more than one ball not scored once.
Sparta last season reached the quarterfinals of the Europa League, after going into the playoffs Krasnodar and Lazio. She stopped Villarreal, which Praguers lost 1:2 away, and 2:4 at home. This year, the football team started with the Champions League, but lost in the first qualifying round for themselves Steaua Bucharest – a draw 1:1 at home and defeat 0:2 away. In the qualifying play-off Europa League Sparta held Danish Senderiysk and played 0: 0 on the road and won 3:2 houses (inferior to the Czech team 0-2, but failed to reverse the course of the confrontation).
And try to repeat in the second-largest Eurocup his last year’s result. By the way, this season she has suffered only one defeat so far, scoring five wins and four draws and times not lost seven meetings in a row, in five cases, leaving the own goal intact. In addition, in each of the last four matches of Sparta scored two or more goals, but at the weekend in a match against Mlada Boleslav it is not helped win – a draw 2:2. And the same result Sparta may well be achieved in the upcoming meeting with Southampton, despite the fact that experts have against her. Predictions for the match Southampton – Sparta Prague (Europa League, group stage, Round 1, September 15): a draw 1:1; both teams will score.