Betting tips for Genk vs Celta Vigo - 20.04.2017
Genk and Celta de Vigo play at Cristal Arena in a second leg of the Europa League (Quarter-Finals) after Celta Vigo's 3-2 win in the first leg.
Despite the 1-goal draw that brings home, the home team has at least the advantage of scoring 2 goals away in that game. In the last eight games he played at home in the Europa League, Genk won 7 and drew 1.
In this competition, he has not lost in his stadium for 8 matches. His attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 15 of its last 17 games by the Europa League, of those 15 reached the interval in advantage in 11 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 'in 10.
Despite their away defeat in the first leg, Genk managed to score 2 goals at the opponents' home, which is a very important goal as they now have a 2-1 win away from the Europa League semi-finals. The team has been having a somewhat irregular season in the Belgian Championship where it has not even qualified in the top 6 in the national championship and now fights for a place in the next Europa League in playoff II where it has 3 wins in 3 games, leading this phase . Genk is characterized by a just reasonable offensive system that needs to score more goals, but their defense has shown good solidity and is leaked with low frequency. In the home games, like the match he will play on Thursday, the team lost only 1 of the last 10 games for all competitions, not only scored in 1 of these games and conceded in 5 matches, showing good balance between the offensive and Defensive in this type of situation. For the Europa League, the team tends to score more often in the first half, as 18 of their 33 goals took place in the first stage, especially between the 15 and 30 minutes where they had 7 goals.
The visiting team arrives in this second hand with a 1 goal advantage but has conceded 2 home goals in the first leg. The team arrives in this match after a win away with Granada by (0-3). In the last five matches he played outside the Europa League, Celta de Vigo won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. His attack has scored regularly, as he has achieved in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 11 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 20 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 10 of his 28 goals between minutes (61'-75 ').
Celta de Vigo won the first leg, but they conceded 2 goals in their home stadium and as the goal conceded at home is a tiebreaker criterion, the team have to go very close to the game back to confirm the classification for the Semifinals. The team has been performing reasonably this season in the Spanish league and is in the middle of the qualifying table with very little chance of reaching the qualifying zone for the next Europa League. The Celta are characterized by a reasonable attack that score goals with a certain regularity, and a fragile defense that has its goal leaked often, something worrisome for the game against Genk. Playing away from home, as the match he will make this Thursday, the team accumulates 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss as a visitor, having averages of 1.80 goals scored and 0.80 goals conceded, showing good strength even far from their fans. Overall in the competition, counting the games at home and away, the team tends to be more efficient offensively in the second half, since 12 of their 19 goals took place in the second stage, especially in the final 15 minutes with 10 goals.
Genk vs Celta Vigo Prediction: X/2 6.50
Genk vs Celta Vigo betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.70
Genk vs Celta Vigo final score recommendations: 1-2 10.00