Malmo take on the visitors Dudelange in the first leg of UEFA Europa League qualification semifinals. The match will be played on Thursday, August 4th at Eleda Stadion (Malmö).
Malmo lose their positions without Jon-Dal Thomasson. The “Sky Blue” with the Danish striker, who became, as it turned out, an intelligent mentor, was able to take the championship both the year before last and last year. Moreover, it turned out to break into the group stage of the Champions League. Now the fight for the main European Cup ended in July. Vikingur Reykjavik was defeated with problems - 3-2 at home, 3-3 in Iceland. But then the Swedes completely failed the confrontation with Zalgiris. They lost to the Lithuanians both away (0-1) and at home (0-2). Even at the level of the native Allsvenskan, they are far from success.
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Dudelange left the Champions League again in mid-summer. F-91 is the leading club in their country. That's just it represents Luxembourg, financially prosperous, and progressing in terms of football, but still a small enclave. In principle, the campaign in the Champions League turned out to be, if not good, then certainly not a failure. The team was able to deal with Tirana, minimally, but still defeating them both at home and in Albania. And it seemed that something similar would happen with Pyunik. They managed to beat the Armenians on the road - the only goal in Yerevan was scored by Haji, who converted a penalty kick in the middle of the 2nd half. Moreover, Dudelange opened the scoring at home, and it seems that this finally relaxed the players. But the visitors from the Caucasus suddenly caught the courage. They needed to score twice just to equalize the final difference, and this was already done by the 53rd minute. And in the end, Pyunik managed to secure 4-1 win in his favor. Did the "F-91" manage to move away from such a slap in the face?
Both Malmo and especially Dudelange do not regularly get far in European competition, although they start quite actively in the international arena. So this will be the first such game between them. Judging by the odds, no one doubts the victory of Malmö. But they are overestimated, and Dudelange is very good, and the main thing for them is not to fall apart after the failure with Pyunik. Let's believe in the victory of the visitors with the handicap "+2".
Prediction for the match: Dudelange to win with +2.0 handicap.