Next Thursday, Strasbourg start their playoffs for the next Europa League by facing Maccabi Haifa in the first leg of the second round. Both teams will want to win to take an option for the third round.
Strasbourg vs Maccabi Haifa Today’s Football Betting Tips
Strasbourg clinched their ticket to the playoffs by winning the League Cup at the expense of Guingamp last March. 11th in Ligue 1 last year, the men of Thierry Laurey have struggled to conclude the last exercise. on the other hand, the Alsatians made a good preparation by winning during their 3 friendly matches against Zürich (2-1), Standard Liege (0-2) and Toulouse (3-1).
Opposite, Maccabi Haifa was ranked 2nd in his championship of Israel but far from Maccabi Tel-Aviv, more than 30 points. Having entered the qualifying rounds in the first round, the Israelis dismissed the Slovenians from Mura by winning both the first leg (2-0) and the second leg (2-3).
The staff for Strasbourg vs Maccabi Haifa
Strasbourg solidified in the offseason by definitely recruiting Lamine Koné (Sunderland), Djiku (Caen) and Bellegarde (Lens). On the other hand, Thierry Laurey will have to compose without his players gone to the image of the executives Goncalves (Caen) and Martinez (Nîmes). The very good attackers Ajorque (9 goals), Mothiba (9 goals) and Da Costa (8 goals) all remained in Alsace this summer. However, several players will be missing tonight: The excellent lateral Lala is injured while Mothiba, Sissoko and Caci are too good to play.
For Maccabi Haifa, the former Rennais Mandjeck and the second best scorer Weissman have set sail. On the other hand, Australian Rukavytsya and the very good attacker Awad remained at the club and will be the elements to watch in this team.
Our Best Betting Tip Explained Strasbourg vs Maccabi Haifa
In a Meinau that should be heated white for the occasion, the Strasbourg could win in this first leg. Victory Shkendija or draw
Betting Tips: Victory Strasbourg