Dynamo Moscow vs. Dundee United
Thursday, August 9th 2012, 18:00 CET
EUROPA LEAGUE QUALIFICATION, FIRST LEG 2-2
Dynamo Moscow had a lot of problems in the beginning of the match against Dundee United in Scotland. However, they showed some spirit and managed to come back.
Dynamo lost their first three matches in their domestic league, but we do not have to forget that they faced strong teams like Spartak Moscow (home) and Zenit (away), while they lost the season opener against Novgord (away), which started quite solid into the season. It is clear that the Russian team is one of the favorites to the group stage in this Europa League.
Dynamo has technical and tactical abilities to get over Dundee at home and in my opinion they will do it.
Dundee United is a good team, but there are two things I’m really sure off. At this time, the quality of Scottish football is not very good actually, and Dundee is a team that we can´t compare to Celtic yet.
Dynamo Moscow is the home team, this means a bigger motivation for Russian players, also I expect them to attack from the start and dominate the entire match. As the last match was a big disappointment, they’ll show in this one they’re prepared for Europa League.
I’m placing two bets: I expect Dynamo Moscow to lead at halftime and I’m placing 3 units at 1.78 odds, and I’ll stake 3 more units on Over 2.5 goals at 1.74 odds. The odds I used are from IBCBET.
Prediction: Dynamo Moskow to lead at halftime for 3 units and Over 2.5 goals to be scored for 3 units