Will the master from Montenegro make the surprise? After Wednesday’s 1-1 draw at SK Slovan Bratislava, FK Sutjeska Niksic will have the chance to qualify for the second round of the Champions League on Wednesday night in the return leg at home. So far, the Montenegrins have won only 14 of 14 European games in their club’s history. A victory against Bratislava would definitely mean the entry into the second round, where the opponent is called APOEL Nicosia.
Sutjeska Niksic vs Slovan Bratislava Today’s Betting Tips
Although the champions from Slovakia were unable to win the first leg at home, Slovan faces a duel against Sutjeska Niksic. Slovan Bratislava on the odds as a clear favorite in the second leg. The club is still waiting in the premier class for the first participation in the group stage.
In the season 2014/15 Bratislava came in the play-offs, but failed there to BATE Borisov. Almost everything speaks before the second leg Sutjeska Niksic vs. Slovan Bratislava for a prediction on a victory of the guests. The betting base decides against a tip on the outcome of the game and sets in the game Sutjeska Niksic. Slovan Bratislava their tip on “Under 2.5 goals”.
Sutjeska Niksic – Statistics & Current Form
In the “Prva Crnogorska Liga”, the highest division in Montenegrin football, which is held since the 2006/07 season, the FK Sutjeska Niksic is now the most successful club with four championship titles. The championship in the 2018/19 season was the second consecutive championship title for Nikisic. In addition, the FK 2017 was also a cup winner. In 2017/18 Sutjeska won the championship with a huge advantage of 22 points on Buducnost Podgorica. The year after, the lead on Buducnost Podgorica was still nine points. Away in the league, the team of coach Nikola Rakojevic had suffered only one defeat. At home there were three bankruptcies last season.
So the FKSN in the last season of the “Prva league” could not be characterized so much by his home strength, what in the game Sutjeska Niksic Vs. Slovan Bratislava makes a prediction on a home win somewhat questionable. The goal difference of 58:21 was, as far as their own goals and goals, still the peak in the league. The new season begins for the champion on 3 August with an away game at OFK Titograd.
In the European Cup, the club from the second largest city in the country has never been beyond the second round. In the Champions League qualifying the blue and white were allowed to participate so far three times. 2013/14 and 2014/15 were followed by the end in round two against Sheriff Tiraspol. Last year, Nikisic failed in the first round at Astana. Then it went on in the Europa League. But here, too, the next opponent Alashkert already meant the terminus. The squad was strengthened this season with Aleksandar Sofranac from FK Sarajevo.
Expected formation of Sutjeska Niksic ↴
Giljen – Ciger, Nedic, Sofranac, Bulatovic – Erakovic, Jankovic – Vucic, Cetkovic, Kojasevic – Markovic
Last matches of Sutjeska Niksic:
⚽️ 10.07.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. Sutjeska Niksic 1: 1 (Champions League)
⚽️ 02.07.2019 – Radnik Surdulica Vs. Sutjeska Niksic 1: 0 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 25.06.2019 – Napredak Kruševac vs. Sutjeska Niksic 0: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 25.05.2019 – Buducnost Podgorica vs. Sutjeska Niksic 0: 2 (1st league)
⚽️ 19.05.2019 – Sutjeska Niksic vs. Grbalj Radanovici 2: 0 (1st league)
Slovan Bratislava – Statistics & Current Form
With nine championship titles SK Slovan Bratislava is the record champion in Slovakia. After three runners-up in a row Slovan had in the preseason finally get back the championship title in the capital. The lead over second-placed Dunajska Streda was 17 points at the end of the season. In 32 games, Bratislava had suffered only two defeats, both away in the championship round. In front of their own fans, the record stood at twelve wins and four draws.
The home draw against Sutjeska was a negative surprise for coach Martin Sevela’s side in this good home record. At the same time, the light blue whites also want to move into the Champions League group stage for the first time. So far, it was enough for Slovan only twice for the Europa League group stage. In the 2011/12 season Bratislava was in a group with Athletic Bilbao, Red Bull Salzburg and PSG but only fourth.
The same place was also in the second participation in a Europa League group. In the 2014/15 season Slovakians finished fourth behind Napoli, Young Boys and Sparta Prague. In these twelve group matches the Slovakian record champion only scored a single point. The biggest success of the club’s history dates back to the 60s. In the season 1968/69 Slovan Bratislava won the Cup Winners’ Cup against Barcelona.
Before the new season, the SK had to cope only with the departure of Austrian full-back Stefan Stangel. The squad was reinforced with players such as Georgios Tzovaras (PAOK), Erik Daniel (Ruzomberok) and Myenty Abena (Trnava). The new season in the Fortuna League begins for the defending champion on Saturday with an away game at promoted Pohronie. On the weekend Slovan won a friendly match against the Austrian club TSV Hartberg 4-0. Coach Sevela will miss Mitch Apau, whose wife expects a child, in the second leg.
Expected formation of Slovan Bratislava ↴
Griffin – Abena, Bajric, Bozhikov, Sukhotsky – Drazic, Lyubicic, Rafael Ratao – Cavric, Rharsalla, Sporar
Last matches of Slovan Bratislava:
⚽️ 10.07.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. Sutjeska Niksic 1: 1 (Champions League)
⚽️ 03.07.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. St. Pölten 2: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 30.06.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. Slavia Prague 3: 2 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 25.06.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. Bohemians Prague 3: 1 (Friendly Match)
⚽️ 22.06.2019 – Slovan Bratislava vs. Banik Ostrava 3: 2 (Friendly Match)
Sutjeska Niksic vs Slovan Bratislava Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
In the first leg, the two clubs met each other for the first time. With 26:11 scoring the statistics spoke clearly for the hosts in the end. But only in the 82nd minute was the favorite in the lead. When everything looked like a 1-0 victory for the champions from Slovakia, Kojasevic scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to 1-1 final score.
Sutjeska Niksic vs Slovan Bratislava Our Football Betting Tips
The entire squad of the champion from Montenegro only has a market value of just under four million euros. After all, Bratislava comes to triple its value. In the UEFA five-year standings, Slovakia are in 29th place, Montenegro only 50th out of 55. However, the record champions from Slovakia do not seem to be so superior to the reigning champions from Montenegro. This hinted already in the first leg. Especially with the chance exploitation Slovan had his problems. After the 1: 1, the outsider will now safely believe in his chance.
Key Facts – Sutjeska Niksic vs. Slovan Bratislava tips
♦️ Niksic only won twice in 14 European games
♦️ Bratislava won only eleven out of eleven Premier League appearances away – with the New Saints of Wales
♦️ In the first leg, both clubs met for the first time
A 0-0 Niksic would be enough to move into the next round. Thus, the hosts will first concentrate on their defensive. Even in the first leg Slovan had his love and trouble with the defense of Sutjeska. Only in the 82nd minute could the spell be broken. Since Bratislava has spread little fear and terror in the European Cup in foreign countries with only one away win in the Champions League and five away successes in the Europa League, we take in the duel Sutjeska Niksic Vs. Slovan Bratislava from a hint on the game exit distance.
Instead, we expect a low-scoring game to go into the CL Qualifiers return leg against Sutjeska Niksic. Slovan Bratislava our prediction on “Under 2.5 goals”. Already in the first leg fell only two late goals. In addition, the bet “Under 2.5 goals” in the last three Champions League games with the participation of Sutjeska always had success.
Bet Tip: Under 2.5 goals