On Thursday the 25th July 2019, Tallaght Stadium will be on fire when Shamrock Rovers hosts Apollon Limassol in their Europa League qualifiers. This match is scheduled to start at 20:00 GMT.
The hosts pride themselves after they edged past Brann to make it to the quarterfinals with a 4-3 aggregate scoreline. Shamrock Rovers failed to register a straight win while away ending in a 2-2 draw. However, they managed to bounce back in their return leg at home to win 2-1 making it to 4-3 in aggregate. They were so fiery, during their home clash, where they had 8 shots on the goals with 4 of them putting the goalkeeper at task of which two managed to skip through the goalkeeper.
The travellers on the other hand managed to make it through the Europa League Preseason quarterfinals without a hassle. Apollon Limassol made it to Kauno Zalgiris goal post six times without any counter answer in both legs. They dominated their competitors in both home and away with a lion’s share of ball possession.
As the two outfits meet, each team knows that this match will not be a walk on the park. Either team has all it takes to carry the day. There will be a tight run of affairs as each team looks forward to securing a win. However, the visitors have an upper hand to win the match with a narrow margin. It is hence beneficial to put our money for Apollon Limassol to win the match.
Shamrock Rovers vs. Apollon Limassol Head to Head
The two sides have never met in any active competition.
Teams Shamrock Rovers and Apollon Limassol have both found their way at the back of the net in their last two ties. We therefore believe that both teams will score in this Thursday’s maiden clash.
Prediction and Odds
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By all means we believe the visitors are in a better position to carry the day. They were at their best in their last two ties. The hosts on the other hand despite winning their last leg against Brann to make it to the pre-season quarterfinals; they were very unconvincing in their home game against Brann. They clinched their victory on a razor-size margin. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:
- Both teams to score
- Apollon Limassol to win
- Apollon Limassol to score over 2.5 goals