Viking vs Aberdeen Prediction & Tips
Viking and Aberdeen face at SR ‑ Bank Arena, in a match for the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round). There is no record of official confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last head ‑ to ‑ head was played on 08‑09‑2015 and ended with the final score: Aberdeen (2‑1) Viking. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Aberdeen presents significant differences between home and away results.
Analysis of the Viking
The home team makes its debut in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result, taking advantage of the home advantage. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In their last match, for Eliteserien, they beat Kristiansund by (3‑5). In the last 10 home matches Viking has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. There is a tendency for goals in their matches, since 20 of the last 20 home matches have scored Over 1.5 goals and 15 of the last 20 have scored Over 2.5 goals. In 15 matches, he has never managed to turn the score around in 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 3 periods highlighted in the last 9 home matches in all competitions: they scored 6 of their 16 goals between the minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘); suffered 5 of his 14 goals between the minutes (16’ ‑ 30 ‘) and 5 of his 14 goals between (76′ ‑ 90’).
Viking heads into this game with a victory, by 3-5, in the trip to the Kristiansund arena, registering in this way the third triumph followed in official games: the goals of the team were scored by Bytyqi (2), Berisha (2) and Ibrahimaj. It should be noted that the home team managed to gain access to this 2nd round of the Europa League after winning the Norwegian Cup 19/20. In this match against the Scots, coach Bjarne Berntsen must act with a strategy very similar to the last game, favoring defensive organization and counterattacks, especially through the corridors. Sondre Bjorshol is out of this game due to physical problems.
Analysis of Aberdeen
The away team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (2nd Qualifying Round) after a home win by (6‑0) with NSÍ. This is a team that, curiously, presents more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 12 conceded. At home, he won 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a home win against Kilmarnock by (1‑0). In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, Aberdeen have won 5, drawn 4 and lost 1. Their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he managed to turn the scoreboard in 2 of the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Aberdeem enters this game with a 1-0 victory against Kilmanorck, thus adding the fourth consecutive victory in official matches. It should be remembered that the visitors reach this stage of the Europa League as a result of the 4th position of the Scottish Championship 19/20. In this match in the Viking arena, coach Derek McInnes should play in the usual 3-4-3, privileging ball possession and organized attacks. Scotsman Lewis Ferguson is a key player in the team’s tactical scheme, being responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. For this match the visiting coach does not have Cosgrove and Edmondson, both with physical problems.
Viking – Aberdeen FREE TIPS
Aberdeen – Win @ 1.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90