Midtjylland host Braga this Thursday November 25th as they face each other in a highly-anticipated fifth round Group F Europa League game at MCH Arena with both teams falling in different positions in the group standings.
Midtjylland are placed third in the table after the 4 group games with 5 points after winning only once and have managed 2 draws and lost only once. Midtjylland met Ludogorets in the opening group match in the match ended in a draw before the visitors here beat them 3-1 in their home ground. Midtjylland came in the second fixture with the aim of bouncing back but had to settle for a draw against Crvena Zvezda.
Midtjylland are now 2 points behind the 2nd ranked team and they are forced to win to stay in the qualifying race. They now come to this match after their latest encounter in the group against Crvena Zvezda in the match ending in 0-1 thanks to Guelor Kanga’s on goal.
FC Midtjylland will be looking to improve on their last outing after the 1-2 Superliga loss in their previous game against Brøndby IF in the match Evander netting for Midtjylland.
On the other side the visitors have been on high toes in the group stage having managed 9 points in the 4 matches and are on top of the group table having lost just once when they met Crvena Zvezda in a 2-1 loss and won in the other three matches.
Braga needs 1 more victory to be sure to have the top position to advance to the next round and this match will see them remain at the top if they managed the win to proceed to the next round. Braga beat this team in the home fixture but having gone in a three unbeaten group fixtures and it won’t look easy for the opponents to take them down.
FC Midtjylland vs SC Braga head to head
In the previous fixture of the two Braga won 3-1 on their home turf. Braga also have a winning streak of 3 matches in Group F UEFA Europa League while Midtjylland have lost in their previous 2 matches.
- Braga 3-1 Midtjylland 30/09/21
- Midtjylland 1-2 Broendby
- Aarhus 3-0 Midtjylland
- Crvena Zvezda 0-1 Midtjylland
- Randers 1-3 Midtjylland
- Midtjylland 3-1 Aalborg
- Braga 6-0 Santa Clara Azores
- Benfica Lisbon 6-1 Braga
- Braga 4-2 Ludogorets
- Braga 3-0 Portimonense
- Braga 0-0 Pacos Ferreira
Midtjylland team news
Hoegh will miss out with injury.
Braga team news
Carlos Carvalhal does not have any fitness worries coming to this match.
Prediction and odds
- Double chance (Draw/ Braga win)
- Goals over 2.5
- Both sides to score.