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Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga Prediction, Betting odds and Free Tips 20/07/2023

Vikingur Reykjavik and Riga FC are set to clash in the second leg, the first round of the 2023/24 Europa Conference League qualifiers on Thursday, 20th July. We preview the fixture in this post, so read on for details.

Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga Prediction and Tips

A 2-0 victory in the reverse leg puts Riga FC on a pedestal ahead of this trip to Iceland. The visitors will work hard to defend the lead even though it will be a difficult assignment. The following are our top free Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga predictions:

Over 2.5 Goals

Our first Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga prediction is a bet on the total match goals. We expect this game to yield 3 or more goals on matchday. Riga FC will stage a strong battle to defend their 0-2 lead from the reverse leg, so we expect the visitors to score. However, Vikingur Reykjavik will be out to avenge the defeat in the first leg, so there is a good chance the hosts will also score.

Both Teams to Score

From the first Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga prediction, we expect a thrilling encounter on matchday. Vikingur Reykjavik found the back of the net at least twice in four of their last five, with the only time they failed to score being in the reverse leg. On the flip side, Riga FC is in great shape and form, won the last four, and also scored at least twice in four of their last five matches.

Riga FC to Score First

We are tipping Latvian side, Riga FC to open the scoring in this clash with Vikingur Reykjavik. The visitors boast a stronger defence, noting that they won all their last three games with a clean sheet during which Vikingur Reykjavik failed to bag a clean sheet. They demonstrated their defensive prowess in the first leg, so backing them to open the lead here makes sense.

Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga Fixture Preview

The reverse leg was a hard-fought battle but it was Riga FC of Latvia that bagged all the points. A clean sheet win of 0-2 now gives Riga an advantage ahead of the trip to Iceland.

The visitors have been phenomenal lately, noting that they bagged four wins in a row ahead of the duel. On the other hand, Vikingur Reykjavik won two of their last four and failed to get a clean sheet in their last three games.

Notably, Vikingur Reykjavik conceded 7 goals in their last five matches across all competitions. In the same number of matches, Riga FC conceded only 3 goals.

Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga Odds, H2H and Form

We have sampled the highest Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga odds, H2H and form in the tables below.

Head to Head

13/07/23

UEFA Europa Conference League Qualifying UEFA

lv

Riga FC

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

2

0

Last Five - Vikingur Reykjavik

02/10/23

Iceland Premier League Iceland

Stjarnan

Stjarnan

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

3

1

L

25/09/23

Iceland Premier League Iceland

Breidablik

Breidablik

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

0

0

D

20/09/23

Iceland Premier League Iceland

KR Reykjavik

KR Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

2

2

D

27/08/23

Iceland Premier League Iceland

Breidablik

Breidablik

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

3

5

W

16/08/23

Iceland Cup Iceland

KR Reykjavik

KR Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

Vikingur Reykjavik

1

4

W

Frequently Asked Questions

Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga FC prediction

  • Who will be the referee in charge of the game?  Alessandro Dudic will be the match referee.
  • What is the capacity of the match venue? Vikin Stadium has 1,500 seats.
  • What time will Vikingur Reykjavik vs Riga match start? The game is set to kick off at 19:45 GMT


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