Balikwisha, Michel Ange
Standard Liège and Fehérvár face at Stade Maurice Dufrasne, in a match for this stage of the Europa League (Play ‑ offs). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct encounter.
Until this stage of the Europa League (Play ‑ offs), the home team had to eliminate: Vojvodina and Bala Town. In their last match, for the 1st Klasse, they drew with Zulte ‑ Waregem at home by (2‑2). In the last 10 home matches Standard Liège has recorded 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. Their offense has scored frequently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In the last 7 home matches for all competitions, there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (31' ‑ 45 ') and 3 of their 8 goals between (46' ‑ 60').
Standard de Liège enters this Europa League round after winning Vojvodina in extra time. Note that the home team comes to this game with a draw, at 2-2, against ZW, in a game counting for the Belgian Championship. Usually the coach Philippe Montanier favors the maintenance of the possession of the ball and the attacks organized by the runners: the midfielder Salim Amallah is one of those responsible for inventing and creating the team's offensive process. It is important to note that Standard de Liège presents quality in the defense-offense transition, in the submission and in the defensive dead balls. Out of this game are Joachim Carcela-Gonzalez, Maxime Lestienne and William Balikwisha, all with physical problems.
The away team comes to this stage of the Europa League (Play ‑ offs) after having played in previous qualifiers with: Reims, Hibernians and Bohemians. In the last 10 away matches in all competitions, Fehérvár won 3, drew 5 and lost 2. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Fehérvár comes motivated for this match after winning, on penalties, Stade Reims, advancing in this way to the next phase of the Europa League. In the previous qualifiers, the visitors had already passed the Bohemians and the Hibernians. In this trip to Belgium, coach Gábor Márton must choose a defensive strategy, with a low block, looking only for the counterattack. Striker Nemanja Nikolics is one of the best weapons of this Fehérvár, being this player very competent in finishing. All players are available for this game.
Standard Liege haven't lost in their last 4 games.
Fehervar FC haven't lost in their last 8 games.
Standard Liege haven't lost in any of their last 7 home matches.
Fehervar FC have a winning streak of 6 matches.
Fehervar FC have kept a clean sheet in 3 matches in a row.
Standard Liege wins 1st half in 40% of their matches, Fehervar FC in 40% of their matches.
Standard Liege wins 40% of halftimes, Fehervar FC wins 40%.
Fehervar FC's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Standard Liege's.
In UEFA Europa League, Standard Liege has better performance than Fehervar FC.
Standard Liege scores 1.5 goals when playing at home and Fehervar FC scores 1.63 goals when playing away (on average).
When Standard Liege leads 1-0 at home, they win in 76% of their matches.
When Fehervar FC leads 0-1 away, they win in 56% of their matches.
When Standard Liege is down 0-1 home, they win 25% of their matches.
When Fehervar FC is down 1-0 away, they win 25% of their matches.