Will we finally see Bordeaux in Europe this season? After the fiasco of last year and this elimination by Videoton in preliminary round, the Girondins certainly have in heart to erase all this by being raised until the phase of chickens. Author of an end of season in cannonball last year, the Scapular club will have managed to hang the European car on the final day. For that, not the right to the mistake against the Mariupol club, 5th of the last Ukrainian season. The Girondins will have to cross the whole of Europe to go to play this first leg in Ukraine, but it will be necessary to win in order to ensure a quiet return and a start of the championship serene next Sunday against Strasbourg!
Our Bet Explained
Bordeaux made the taf in the previous qualifying round: victory at Ventspils (1-0) and second 2-1 success at home during the second leg.
Mariupol had to go through extra time to get the Swedish club out of Djurgarden, after two draws conceded (1-1).
After 3 days, the club Illichivets played only one home game in the league. Final score: 1-4 against the promoted Desna …
The championship resumes Sunday for Bordeaux with the reception of Strasbourg. Even while preserving some expected holders for the resumption of L1, Gustavo Poyet has at his disposal enough resouces and talented players to line up a competitive starting eleven and win this match.
Our betting tip for FC Mariupol v Bordeaux
What better preparation for the coming of Bordeaux than a success and an option taken for qualifying for the next Europa League round? The trip will be long, the championship will resume 3 days later, but the Girondins are clearly above their opponent!
Prediction : Bordeaux to Win