Santa Coloma vs AZ Alkmaar prediction, betting odds & free tips 10/08/2023

*These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

Andorra outfit Santa Coloma looked a great history by reaching the group stages of a European competition for the first time in their history when they take on AZ Alkmaar at the Estadi Nacional on August 10.

Santa Coloma vs AZ Alkmaar – Free Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions

Santa Coloma picked up an extra-time victory over Sutjeska to reach the third round of qualification for the first time. AZ Alkmaar have had a positive run into pre-season matches coming into the game.

2-1 win for AZ Alkmaar

AZ Alkmaar have displayed plenty of quality in the pre-season friendly games. Even though Santa Coloma have already had some competitive matches, there is a vast difference in quality between the two teams. AZ have been a regular when it comes to the European games and this experience will have a key role to play in getting a positive result away from home.

Total goals under 3.5

Santa Coloma has scored five goals in the last two home matches in the qualifiers. Even though the quality of the opposition will be a lot different, Santa Coloma are expected to put up a strong fight in this match. AZ Alkmaar enjoyed a strong run in terms of goals at this stage last season. It will not be as impressive the Dutch team repeated a similar run even if a lot has changed since then.

Both teams to score – yes

Santa Coloma will be looking to make the most of playing at home. The home games have come to the rescue for the team in terms of qualification to the third round. Even though Santa Coloma have not conceded a goal in the two home games, AZ Alkmaar bring a different level of competition.

Santa Coloma vs AZ Alkmaar Match Preview – Team News and Analysis

Santa Coloma

Santa Coloma have been able to pick up two extra-time victories to reach the third round of qualification for the first time. So far, the club has never reached the group stages of any European competition. Manager Dmitriy Cheryshev will be aware that the visitors have a lot more quality, but he has a fully fit squad for this game.

AZ Alkmaar

AZ Alkmaar get ready for the first competitive game campaign. Last season, the club to enjoy a comfortable passage beyond the second round of the Conference League qualifiers. This time around, coach Pascal Jansen has to find a way past absentees due to injuries. Bruno Martins Indi, Sem Westerveld, and Wouter Goes are out because of injuries.

Best Stats Available for Betting on Santa Coloma vs AZ Alkmaar

Santa Coloma and AZ Alkmaar are meeting each other for the first time. The two clubs have never met each other even for friendly games.

Let us have a look at the recent results for the two outfits:

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Santa Coloma vs AZ Alkmaar prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estadi Nacional

When will this match start? August 10, 2023 at 18:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? AZ Alkmaar

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