Ostersund – Zorya: match preview Europa League

Thursday, November 23, will be a match of the fifth round of the group round of the Europa League, in which the Swedish Ostersund will take the Ukrainian Dawn.

For both teams victory in the upcoming match means at least the chance to participate in the spring stage of the tournament. And if dawn already has experience of playing in Europe, for the Swedish club of the current tournament debut, and in the event of his victory in östersund you will reach the 1/16 finals.

Yuriy Vernidub’s charges can secure a place in the playoffs, but to win is not enough – in a parallel match athletic should not win against Hertha.

Of course, that defeat would not deprive the command of chances of an exit in the playoffs, because against all odds, after four matches in the group stage östersund and dawn are in the lead in group J. the Swedes initially seemed outsiders of the group, are in first place.

Dawn, who began the group stage of the Europa League match against Ostersundom, I will try to take revenge for the humiliating defeat in Lviv (0:2). After that meeting many did not believe that Luhansk will be able to take points from matches in more stellar opponents. But “men“ on the men: a pair of strong-willed victories – and the Ukrainian club is now on the second line.#Group JAndInNPMOn1.Östersund42115:372.Dawn42023:563.Athletic41213:354.Hertha41123:34

However, on the domestic arena of Dawn, things are not so promising. In the last match team of Vernidub house lost points with Veres (1:1), and before that played a draw away at Marseille (3:3).

After 16 games of the Premier League Donetsk club has 20 points and in the standings is sixth place. But “black and white“, unlike Östersund, at least there is a play practice…

The fact that in Sweden the championship on system “spring – autumn“, and therefore ended in early November, and since the Scandinavians are content with command training.

The team of Graham Potter ended the fight in the fifth position, behind champion Malmo on 14 points. However, for modest Östersund this is the best result in history.

The final results of the Dawn18.11.2017The Championship Of UkraineDawnVeres1:105.11.2017The Championship Of UkraineOlympicDawn3:302.11.2017Europa LeagueHerthaDawn2:029.10.2017The Championship Of UkraineDawnAlexandria2:225.10.2017Cup Of UkraineDawnMiner3:4

Latest results Östersund05.11.2017The Swedish ChampionshipJenkeping SödraÖstersund0:002.11.2017Europa LeagueAthleticÖstersund1:028.10.2017The Swedish ChampionshipÖstersundElfsborg4:122.10.2017The Swedish ChampionshipGothenburgÖstersund0:119.10.2017Europa LeagueAthleticHertha2:2

The words of the coaches

Yuriy Vernydub:

“Every League game is a feast for us. I would like to perform better this year because in the past we have, as they say, was the first time in first class. And now there is chance to leave the group. Will try to use it and, of course, to take revenge.

Östersund is not a typical Swedish team and a team that loves and knows how to control the ball. Plus has good players in attack and quick wingbacks. This team is very high level.“

Approximate compositions

Dawn: Lunin – Karavaev, Checher, One, Sukhotsky – Grechishkin, Lunev, Gordienko, Andrievsky, Gromov, Yuri

Östersund: Keita – Pettersson, Papayannopoulos, Mukiibi – Ayesh, Nouri, Bashir, Edwards, SEMA – Hopcat, Goddo.

Due to injuries will not play Vasiliy Priyma, Vladyslav kalytvyntsev and Andrey pilyavskiy. Flew to Sweden and Zeljko ljubenovic.

Our forecast revision – 1:1

According to bookmakers, the favourite in this match is östersund. Thus, the company bet365 to win the Swedes accept bets with odds of 1.75. The success of Dawn is estimated to 1.75. And the probability of a tie is 3.5.

Note that the match of the fifth round of a group round of League of Europe between Ostersundom and Dawn will be held on Thursday, November 23, at Jamtkraft (Sweden). Kickoff is at 20:00 Kyiv time. The game will support the Dutch team of arbitrators, headed by Kevin Blom.

Also on our website will be available a text online broadcast of the match Ostersund – dawn.

Text: Anastasia Kirillova, iSport.uaPhoto: FC Zorya