St. Liege vs Bala Prediction & Tips
Standard Liège and Bala Town meet at Stade Maurice Dufrasne, in a match for the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). These two teams have never played before, so this will be their first direct encounter. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Bala Town presents significant differences between home and away results.
Analysis of Standard Liège
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of using the home advantage to get a positive result. 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 matches they have recorded 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 16 conceded, against 11 wins , 2 draws and 2 losses at home, with 29 goals scored and 10 conceded. In their last match, for the First Division A, they lost against OH Leuven by (1‑0). In the last 10 home matches Standard Liège has recorded 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. Defensive solidity has been one of their strengths, as they have only conceded goals in 2 of the last 10 games, and their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.
Standard Liège’s team comes to this game with a 1-0 loss to the OHL field, adding the first setback this season. Usually the coach Philippe Montanier plays in 4-3-3 favoring the maintenance of the ball possession and the organized attacks, mainly through the corridors. It should be noted that the key pieces of the visiting team are Duje Cop and Amallah, with the first player excelling in the counterattack and the second the main organizer and creator of the offensive process. Out of this game are Lestienne, Bastien, Carcela-Gonzalez and Balikwisha, all with physical problems.
Analysis of Bala Town
The away team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after an away win by (0‑1) with Valletta. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses as a visitor, with a total of 13 goals scored and 25 conceded. At home, he won 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 33 goals scored and 12 conceded. In their last match, for the Premier League, they tied with Connah’s Quay by (1‑1). In the last 10 away matches Bala Town won 4, drew 1 and lost 5. The team allowed the opponent goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved.
The Bala Town team comes to this match with an equalizer, in 1×1, in the field of Connah’s Quay, in a game counting for the Championship of Wales. In the Europa League last round, the visitors beat Valletta 0-1. The team led by Colin Caton has good qualities, with well-organized plays, using the side corridors to create danger to the opponent: Raul Correia and Will Evans are very fast and expert in the counterattack. All players are available for this decisive game.
St. Liege – Bala FREE TIPS
St. Liege – Win @ 1.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90