Cliftonville - Nordsjaelland Prediction, Picks and Tips
Cliftonville and Nordsjælland meet at Solitude, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (1st Qualifying Round). This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never faced each other before.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of taking advantage of the home advantage to achieve a positive result. In the last match that they disputed, for the Friendlies, they drew with Shelbourne away by (1-1). In the last 10 home matches Cliftonville has won 5 and lost 5. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 24 of the last 27 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 22 out of the last 27 there were Over 2,5 goals. The Cliftonville is a club that has already won the IFA Premiership (main Northern Ireland Championship) five times throughout its history, with the most recent title conquered in the 2013/14 season. The classification for the European League of the season of 2017/18 was conquered by the team, for having won the playoffs of their national competition. In the last five games that Cliftonville played in their stadium, for several competitions, in absolutely all there were more than 2.5 goals. We believe that in this match the boss will remain, since Cliftonville will play a decisive game at home, where he usually makes goals with great regularity, and will face an opponent who also plays intense games, with several goals, even when playing outside home.
The visiting team will make its debut in this edition of the UEFA Europa League with the intention of conquering a positive result, taking advantage of the home factor. In the last match they played, for the Friendlies, they beat Ajax by (1-3). In the last 10 away matches Nordsjælland has won 4, tied 2 and lost 4. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 22 of the last 24 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 20 out of 24 have ended with Over 2,5 goals. The Nordsjaelland is a club from Denmark that was already Superligaen champion in the 2011/12 season and in the last season finished in third place, reaching a place in the play-offs of the Europa League. What we have seen in their games is that the Nordsjaelland usually plays open and in their games there are usually several goals. Now, in this first qualifying round of the Europa League, the Nordsjaelland faces Cliftonville, of Northern Ireland, another team used to making games with several goals. There is a great tendency for it to be a game with several goals, even if it is a first match of the first qualifying round of the Europa League, because it is very difficult to try to imagine any of these teams playing defensively.
Our recommendation tip for Cliftonville - Nordsjaelland : Over 2.5 goals @ 1.41