Lokomotiv Tbilisi vs U Craiova Prediction & Tips
Lokomotivi Tbilisi and CS U Craiova meet at Mikheil Meskhis Sakhelobis Stadionis Satadarigo Mo, in a match for the Europa League (1st Qualifying Round). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct encounter. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / away condition, as Lokomotivi Tbilisi presents different results at home and away.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the Europa League with the intention of using the home advantage to achieve a positive result. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 18 matches they have recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 1 draw and 6 losses at home , with 2 goals scored and 18 conceded. The team arrives at this match after an away win against Illychivets Mariupol by (1‑2).
Lokomotivi Tbilisi enters this 1st round of the Europa League due to the title of the Championship of Georgia 2019. Even playing at home, coach Giorgi Tchiabrishvili should favor the defensive organization and counterattacks by the runners. Irakli Sikharulidze is the great highlight of this team, being this player very strong in the pass, vision of the game and offensive dead balls. All players are available for this game.
The visiting team makes its debut in this edition of the Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result and surprising the home team. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 23 conceded. At home, he won 9 wins and 6 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 22 conceded. The team arrives in this match after an away win against Sepsi by (0‑1). In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, CS U Craiova won 7 and lost 3. The team allowed the opponent’s goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, since he managed to finish in 9 of the last 10 games.
Universitatea Craiova’s team enters this game with a victory, by 0-1, in the visit to the field of Sepsi: Elvir Kolic scored the only goal of the match. It is important to note that the visitors finished the Championship of Romania 2019/2020 in the 2nd position, getting access to the 1st round of the Europa League. Even when playing away from home, coach Cristiano Bergodi should prioritize maintaining ball possession and organized attacks: Alexandru Ciucaldau is one of the main responsible for being creative in the offensive sector. There are no major absences for this game.
Lokomotiv Tbilisi – U Craiova FREE TIPS
U Craiova – Win @ 1.75
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90