Vikingur vs Malmo Prediction: Champions League Match on 12.07.2022
Malmo will take a 3-2 advantage to the away clash with Vikingur at the Vikingsvollur Stadium on Tuesday at 20:30GMT, as they look to complete the job and qualify for the second qualifying round in the UCL.
The game is finely poised at 3-2 with the visitors going into the match with a one-goal advantage.
Vikingur will be looking to make maximum use of the home advantage to bolster their chances of overcoming the 3-2 deficit and coming out on top to qualify for the second round of Champions League qualifying.
Malmo will seek to hold on or add to their advantage as they seek to make it back to the group stages of the Champions League this season.
Vikingur have been in stop-start form in recent matches. In their last four outings, they have won and lost twice. In their last match, they lost 3-2 to their Tuesday opponents Malmo.
The other loss in a European competition came last August when they were beaten at home 2-1 by Ljubljana.
The two wins in this run came in the matches against Levadia Tallinn (6-1 and Inter Club D’Escaldes (1-0).
In their last six matches in European competitions, Malmo have won just two and lost four. One of the wins came in the latest match against Vikingur, which ended 3-2 in favor of the home side.
The losses came in the matches against Sundsvall (1-2), Hacken (1-2), Djurgarden (0-4), and AIK (0-2).
Possible Starting Lineups
Ingason, K. Gunnarsson, O. Ekroth, H. Sigurdsson, L. Tomasson, P. Punyed, J. Magnusson, V. Andrason, E. Agnarsson, N. Hansen, H. Gudjonsson
Dahlin, L. Nielsen, D. Hedzikadunic, N. Moisander, O. Olsson, J. Berget, E. Rakip, A. Christiansen, S. Pena, V. Birmancevic, O. Toivonen
Players to Watch
The Danish attacker is crucial for Vikingur in enhancing their attacking and injecting the much-needed experience up front at age 29. Hansen will be essential as Vikingur seek to mount a comeback against Malmo on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old attacking midfielder is a crucial part of Malmo’s attack. He demonstrated this by scoring the goal in the first leg of their clash with Vikingur. He will be essential for the second leg on Tuesday.
Vikingur will be confident they can overcome Malmo after scoring two goals away from home, and only losing to a last-gasp goal.
Malmo will be aware of the threat posed by Vikingur, especially playing at home.
A draw is the most likely result in this match, favoring Malmo on aggregate will since they already have a lead.
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