Place: Turf Moor.
Date: on the 2nd of August, 2018 (Thursday)
Match start: 19:45 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Europa League. Return leg. Qualification stage.
Steven Defour and Robert Brady‘s absence has played a dirty trick with British. The away match draw (1:1), nevertheless, leaves quite good chances for moving further.
The forward Sam Vokes has saved the team. He has converted his chance in 13 minutes after coming on the field of Pittodrie Stadium. But during the 10 last home games last season of the EPL Burnley has gained only 2 victories and this doesn’t instill confidence into fans of this team.
Sean Dyche’s team hasn’t got used to play the first number. And the rival has forced to do this. Fortunately, Burnley begins the home match with the score that pleases the team, so it will be able to conduct a match in a manner, which is habitual for the football player.
On the 29th of July 29 the team of Sean Dyche has played a friendly match with Montpellier (0:0).
Derek McInnes doesn’t possess top class football players therefore his team initially was considered to be the underdog of the match.
If it were possible to keep the minimum victory at home and not to miss at the same time, Aberdeen would get good chances to move further. But the goal scored Vokes has returned the situation to the initial state. All of us perfectly remember the different results of home and away matches of Aberdeen last season.
The injured Mark Reynolds (the central back) and Gregg Tansey (the holding midfielder) narrow the poor tactical capacity of Aberdeen. During the 2nd leg Scots will try their small chances on standards or to hope for crazy distance shot.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Burnley vs Aberdeen
Burnley to win – odds 1.41;
Draw – odds 5.15;
Aberdeen to win – odds 6.60
One can’t, others don’t want — most likely, in future match we will see an illustration of this statement. The guests are risk to face prompt reply of the rivals At the same time the hosts also want to play “gotcha” game with shy opponent. So we won’t see many goals- not more than two.