Mambimbi, Felix Khonde
BSC Young Boys
Young Boys and Tirana face at Stadion Wankdorf, in a match for the Europa League (Play ‑ offs). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct encounter. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / away condition, as Young Boys presents different results at home and away.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the Europa League with the intention of using the home advantage to achieve a positive result. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when playing against their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 14 wins and 1 draw at home, with 48 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw away with Sion by (0‑0). Young Boys have won 10 of their last 10 home matches for all competitions. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 21 of 29 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 6 times but have managed to turn the score around in 4.
The Young Boys start for this game with an equality, in 0x0, against Sion, in a game counting for the Championship of Switzerland. Note that the home team reaches this stage of the Europa League after being eliminated in the Champions League against Midtjylland: defeat 3-0. In this match against Tirana, coach Gerardo Seoane should play in the usual 4-4-2 with Vincent Sierro as the main organizer and creator of the offensive process. Striker Nsame is one of the greatest dangers in the Young Boys attack front, being very fast and competent in finishing. Not available due to injury: Esteban Petignat and Sandro Lauper.
The visiting team plays its first match in this edition of the
Europa League with the intention of achieving a positive result as a
visitor. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing
outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 2
draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses
at their stadium. In their last match, for the Super Cup, they lost to
Teuta Durrës at home by (1‑2). In the last 10 away matches Tirana has
won 4, drawn 2 and lost 4. Defensive solidity has not been their strong
point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but
their attack has scored regularly, since has scored goals in 8 of the
last 10 games. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals,
since 21 of the last 24 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 15
matches, he has conceded the first goal 9 times and has only managed 1
turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last
15 matches played as a visitor to all competitions: he scored 11 of his
24 goals between minutes (76' ‑ 90 ').
Tirana comes to this game with a setback, by 1-2, against Teuta, in a game counting for the Albanian Super Cup. Note that the visitors lost 0-1 against Estrela Vermelha, in the Champions League qualifiers. In this match against Young Boyes we should observe a visiting club organized in 4-3-3 with Winnful Cobbina, Grent Halili and Muci being the most advanced men in the team. It should be noted that the visiting club exhibits several weaknesses in maintaining possession of the ball and organization of its block. For this game coach Emmanuel Egbo can count on all his players.
BSC Young Boys haven't lost in any of their last 16 home matches.
BSC Young Boys have won 14 home matches in a row.
BSC Young Boys wins 1st half in 41% of their matches, KF Tirana in 50% of their matches.
BSC Young Boys wins 41% of halftimes, KF Tirana wins 50%.
BSC Young Boys's performance of the last 5 matches is better than KF Tirana's.
BSC Young Boys scores 2.6 goals when playing at home and KF Tirana scores 1.8 goals when playing away (on average).
When BSC Young Boys leads 1-0 at home, they win in 88% of their matches.
When KF Tirana leads 0-1 away, they win in 80% of their matches.
When BSC Young Boys is down 0-1 home, they win 85% of their matches.
When KF Tirana is down 1-0 away, they win 33% of their matches.