Soccer Predictions Today – February 28: Expert opinion, result prediction, professional analysis, football odds information, statistics on the sidelines before the match.
LASK Linz vs AZ Alkmaar (Europa League 2019/20)
Soccer Predictions Today: LASK Linz vs AZ Alkmaar: 3-1
Having just regained the right to return to the Austrian league in the 2017-18 season, LASK Linz soon rose to a leading position. Last season, they won second place in the league, only inferior to RB Salzburg. And this season, teachers and students Valérien Ismaël are leading the rankings. In the Europa League, LASK Linz also finished the group stage with the first place despite being in the table full of opponents with traditions and names such as Sporting Lisbon (Portugal), PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Rosenborg (Norway). They won 4/6 matches in the group stage, scored 11 goals and 4 times conceded.
In the round of 16, LASK Linz met AZ Alkmaar, another Dutch team. The first leg, they won a positive result 1-1 in the field of AZ Alkmaar. That result brings a big advantage for the Austrian team. This second leg, LASK received the trust of professionals through the 1/2 handicap.
The current form of LASK followed Soccer Predictions Today is very good: 7 matches unbeaten in all competitions, excluding friendlies (win 5). The home ground is also a firm fulcrum for Ismaël’s army: won the last 8/10 matches. In the Europa League group stage, the Austrian team won 3 home matches: Sporting Lisbon (3-0), PSV Eindhoven (4-1) and Rosenborg (1-0).
Across the front line, AZ Alkmaar is currently ranked 2nd in the Dutch league, but Arne Slot’s teachers and students are not in the best shape: losing TLCA 3/4 matches in all competitions. This match AZ Alkmaar still lacks 4 players because of injury.
– In the first leg, the two teams drew together with a 1-1 score on the pitch of AZ Alkmaar.
– LASK Linz: The best full force.
– AZ Alkmaar: Absent Pantelis Hatzidiakos, Ron Vlaar, Stijn Wuytens and Albert Gudmundsson (injury).
Arsenal vs Olympiacos Soccer Predictions Today: Overcoming victory
After the first phase struggling to replace Unai Emery on the Emirates hot seat, even being evaluated as no better than his predecessor, Mikel Arteta finally proved his ability and gradually put the Arsenal machine into the wheel. and operate relatively smoothly just as you like.
With a dramatic 3-2 victory over equal-weight rival Everton in the Premier League over the weekend, the London Gunners extended the unbeaten chain to 10 and became the only English team, not Liverpool, still maintaining an unbeaten record in every arena in this year 2020.
Of course, it’s hard to say that Arsenal was really comfortable and created a springboard for a makeover under the new dynasty, but also can not deny the positive signs of Arteta coach and students, especially in their ability, the defense has been a marked improvement in chronic headaches now.
Before being conceded by Everton, Arsenal spent three consecutive games defending their goal, with a style of play that was organized, firm and effective. Among them is the performance that brought the minimum victory over Olympiacos right on the Greek soil.
The late goal of Alexandre Lacazette gave Arsenal a huge advantage before returning to the Emirates for the second leg of the round of 1/16 Europa League. With a flourishing performance as well as a higher level and strength, the Gunners are expected to continue to defeat Olympiacos to convince straight.
Of course, followed Soccer Predictions Today this is not an easy task, especially when witnessing the difficulties Olympiacos has caused Arsenal a week ago. Don’t forget, though, that rematch will take place on Emirates mecca, where the London Gunners have won seven matches in the European Cup before.
Although the last time they played at home, Arsenal lost 1-2 to Frankfurt, but that was when they were the most secure group and soon won the ticket to go on. Not to mention, it was still a feeble Gunner under Emery and that defeat was actually fortunate to put an end to his miserable reign.
Arsenal has been living in such a rare joyful atmosphere for so long, so Olympiacos has little chance of reversing the game on the trip to England. In fact, in the first match, the Greek team played not so bad but missed too many opportunities to be punished.
Coach Pedro Martins needs to quickly improve the finishing touches of the students, in the context that they are forced to get goals at Arsenal. However, Olympiacos’ policy of playing duo with nothing to lose will probably cause them to trap the opponent who is relatively superior in class.
Soccer Predictions Today do not dare to rule out the possibility of an earthquake at the Emirates, but almost everything is too hard and against Olympiacos, especially when they encounter an Arsenal at the time of the cohesive and stable competition. On the lower defense, resonate with the spirit of excitement and also have a home-field advantage.
With the Top 4 or Top 5 Premier League race in the domestic arena, Arsenal should advocate investing in the Europa League front because the ticket to return to the Champions League after many years of absence, through which is also a title European Championship this season to kick off the Arteta dynasty perfectly.
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