Our experts have made up their prediction for the match Fenerbahçe vs Anderlecht that would take place in the fourth round of the Europa League group stage.
Football. UEFA Europa League. Group stage.
Kick-off: November 08, 2018 at 18:50
Venue: Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium, Istanbul
Prediction: TO (2.5)
Best odds: 1.85* (Marathonbet)
(*the odds may be subject to change closer to the beginning of the match)
Fenerbahçe displayed just a perfect game during previous season and deservedly ranked 2nd in the Super League final table. But this season is not going well for the ‘yellow canaries’.
Cocu’s squad is currently on the 15th spot in the Turkish championship standings. That’s indeed not a good result because they are pretty close to the relegation zone. The game itself doesn’t seem good as well.
Unfortunately for the Turkish club fans, Fenerbahce experience serious defensive issues that confirmed by 15 conceded goals in 11 meetings.
Furthermore, they have already conceded 6 goals in the group stage matches of the Europa League that also plays not in their favor. On the other hand, now Fenerbahce is on the 2nd spot in his group and have all chances to get out of it.
But to achieve this goal, the Turks should definitely beat Anderlecht. There are prerequisites for that and bookmakers make their prediction for the upcoming match in favor of the hosts for good reason.
Anderlecht had a rather successful season. They were 3rd in the standings and thus got a ticket to the Europa League group stage.
The team is now the last in their group with 1 point after 3 matches played. Although the current success of the Belgian club in the European competitions is rather poor, they still have a chance of reaching playoffs.
Moreover, Anderlecht game leaves a good impression: the team is developing and continues to improve their skills. For instance, before the battle with Fenerbahce they defeated Waasland-Beveren (1:2).
The strength of the current Anderlecht squad is a powerful attack game. They have already managed to score 27 goals in 14 matches, which is one of the best indicators among all teams of the Belgian championship.
However, Belgian club fans still have a reason to be concerned. Although their team powerfully acts in the attack, they often fail in defense. 21 goals conceded in 17 meetings is another proof of that.
Today’s prediction for the match Fenerbahce vs Anderlecht is in favor of TO 2.5 for several reasons:
- Fenerbahce have an awful defense and they almost never leave the field without a few goals conceded.
- Anderlecht have a powerful attack and will surely take advantage of the opponent’s mistakes. At the same time, the Belgians also concede goals that clearly showed their last match with Fenerbahce (2:2). Moreover, the hosts would need a victory only, so they would attack to their fullest potential.
We’re waiting for a spectacular confrontation with at least 3 goals scored. Therefore, our bet is likely to be successful.
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