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The second leg of the third round, Europa Conference League qualifiers between KA Akureyri and Club Brugge will be played on Thursday, 17th August 2023. We have the details in this preview.
KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge predictions and tips by Punditfeed
Club Brugge have a massive advantage ahead of this second leg, having won 5-1 in the reverse leg of the final round in Europa Conference League qualifiers. Will Akureyri get their revenge and turn things around? Here are the top KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge predictions:
Over 3.5 Goals
A total of 6 goals were scored in the first leg, a game that Club Brugge won 5-1 at home. The fact that Akureyri scored a consolation goal on the hour-mark in the first leg means they can get at least another goal or more at home. With that, this should be another high-scoring outcome. The odds for over 3.5 goals betting market is 1.83, representing an implied probability of 55%.
Club Brugge to win both halves
Club Brugge were ahead at the break when they hosted KA Akureyri in the reverse game. The Belgian visitors scored 4 goals in the first lag, sealing it off with an Igor Thiago spot-kick at the interval and added another goal in the second half. It is hard to imagine KA Akureyri can turn around the massive goal deficit from the first leg. Perhaps the hosts have given up following the massive defeat against a stronger opponent. With that, we are backing Club Brugge to win both halves.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
In another KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge prediction, we expect this game to yield goals on both ends of the pitch. KA Akureyri scored one goal in the reverse leg, a conversation they made from just one short on target. Club Brugge converted 5 of their nine shots on goal. With that, we think KA Akureyri will score at least once in this second leg.
KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge match preview
The second-leg encounter in the third round of Europa Conference League qualifiers between KA Akureyri and Club Brugge will take place on Thursday, 17th August 2023.
The Belgian visitors boast a massive lead from the first leg and are currently presumed the favourites to reach the playoffs.
With odds of 1.14, the visitors have an implied win probability of 86% in this clash while KA Akureyri’s implied win probability of 6.67% at the time of publishing our KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge predictions and fixture preview.
Club Brugge are likely to score again on this trip, so even though KA Akureyri equally look good on the books to score, closing the gap from the first leg will not be easy.
KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge H2H and team form
Club Brugge boasts superiority in H2H after a 5-1 home win in the first leg. Here are the current team forms:
KA Akureyri form – DLLDD
Club Brugge form – WWWLD
Frequently asked questions
- Where will KA Akureyri host Club Brugge for this game? Akureyrarvollur in Iceland is the match venue.
- What time will KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge match begin? 19:00 UK time
- Who will referee KA Akureyri vs Club Brugge clash on Thursday, 17th August? Michael Fabbri.
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