This Thursday, are contested the first leg matches of the quarterfinals of qualifications for the next Europa League. Espanyol receives Stjarnan. Both teams want to keep all their qualifying chances before the second leg.
Espanyol Barcelona vs Stjarnan Football Betting Tips of the Day
Espanyol are coming off a very encouraging season with a good 7th place finish in La Liga. The team is thus qualified for these quarter-finals of Europa League qualification. The Catalans easily won their first pre-season match against Peralada (6-0). The team will start its championship on August 18th.
To get to this level of competition, Stjarnan had the hardest time getting rid of Estonians Levadia (2-1 win at home and 2-3 defeat after extra time). In the championship, the team is ranked 4th and has a record of 5 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats.
The staff for Espanyol Barcelona vs Stjarnan
Espanyol will be able to count on its managers from last season. We think of midfield Roca and Darder and striker Borja Iglesias. In addition, Argentine rookie Vargas could play his first match in his new colors. Note the absence of the rotation players that are the defender David Lopez and the middle Pablo Piatti.
For Stjarnan, nothing is known to the general public. International Icelandic at 19, playmaker Hauksson is led to take even more responsibility.
Espanyol Barcelona vs Stjarnan Our Football Betting Tips
After his last season, Espanyol has all the cards in hand to take, in this first leg, a serious option on qualifying. Victory Espanyol
Betting Tips: Over 3.5 goals