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Struga makes the trip to the Daugavas stadions for their first leg of their UEFA Europa Conference League qualifying fixture. Liepaja eagerly awaits the challenge of the Macedonian side, looking to add their scalp following their Latvian Football Cup honours. We have done extensive research for this preview, so we can help you out with a few free betting tips.
Free Match Tips from Punditfeed for Liepaja vs Struga
Here are some bias-free tips we have put together for Liepaja vs Struga.
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Liepaja to Win
Both teams are still in their infancy given their inception dates. However, it is Liepaja who have created an aura of dominance in cup competitions. They have romped to two Latvian Football Cup honours in four years and have the better pedigree in knockout tournaments as compared to Struga. With home field also playing to their advantage, expect them to edge out their rivals in a closely contested affair.
Total Goals Under 2.5
Liepaja head into this fixture on the back of three successive Under 2.5 goals results. For Struga, the tally stands at four competitive matches that have seen less than three goals. An Under 2.5 goal scoreline is a likely result with goals coming at a premium and both sides wanting to progress. Expect a hard fought battle that does not have much to show for in terms of goals.
Both Teams to Score: No
We strongly advice against putting money on both sides to score as both sides will favour a conservative approach in this fixture. Heading into this fixture, both sides saw clean sheets in their favour in four of their last five fixtures. The low scoring results and plethora of clean sheets evidences what should be expected in this battle.
Liepaja vs Struga Fixture Preview
With their 2014 inception date, Liepaja are a new entry into the world of football. However, they have achieved a lot in this short space of time, claiming two Latvian Football Cup trophies. It is their latest heroics that has brought them to this stage. They have quality all around and will fancy their chances against their rivals, especially with Brazilian forward Dodo in prime form. The 33-year-old has scored four goals in his last eight outings, with three of them coming in winning causes.
Struga Trim & Lum
The Macedonian first division outfit is one year younger than their rivals Liepaja. While the Latvians are building their pedigree in cup competitions, Struga Trim & Lum are taking the longer route to establish themselves in the Macedonian top-flight football. They finished third in the last campaign and given the quality they possess, will surely be looking to challenge for the title this time around. Abdulhadi Jahja has come up as the man manage Srgjan Zaharievski trusts the most to score and the youngster continues to repay his confidence.
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FAQ about Liepaja vs Struga
When is the kick-off time?
The match will be played on July 08, at 19:00 GMT.
Where is the game being played?
The game is played at the Daugavas stadions.
Who is the player to watch?
For Liepaja, it is the experienced Dodo who will be relied upon to provide the goals. For Struga, the same responsibilities will be levied on the young shoulders of Abdulhadi Jahja.