An exciting match could be on the cards on Wednesday when Salzburg bid welcome to Seville at Red Bull Arena. We have reached the final round of the group phase in the Champions League this season.
Salzburg are not exactly pulling up trees when it comes to goals at present, hitting the target 1.7 times on average in previous Champions League matches. At least they do not concede much either, with an average of 1 goals against. Seville will hope to match the latter number on Wednesday when they enter the match as favourites.
Goals are usually flowing for Salzburg on home soil these days, and at both ends of the pitch. Both teams found the back of the net in 8 of their last 10 matches here. In contrast, both teams to score happened 6 times for Seville in their last 10 league games away from home.
Their club history shows that Seville do know how to win an international trophy, and why not dream big again? Topping the group stages of the Champions League is no doubt the aim, thus securing a favourable draw in the knock-out phase.
Salzburg vs Seville stats and analysis
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the football betting market. If you fancy adding Salzburg to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.90, as bookies predict they are in with an 34% chance of beating Seville. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.40 on offer, while an away win for Seville is available at 2.45.
After collecting 7 points from their first five Champions League outings, Salzburg have their target set on advancement from the group phase, but they require a win in the final round of their group campaign. They could end up in every place in this final round, be it first or last or something in between.
After collecting 6 points from their first five Champions League outings, Seville have their target set on advancement from the group, but it will require a win in this 6th round match. Just like Salzburg, Seville need to get through the match with at least a point to reach the next stage, whether Champions or Europa League.
Stats and facts for Salzburg and Sevilla.
- Salzburg has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Salzburg conceded the last 22 matches in a row;
- Salzburg conceded in the last 22 of 24 matches;
- Salzburg scored in the last 13 of 15 matches.
- Sevilla did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Sevilla unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Sevilla's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Sevilla conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Lineup Salzburg vs Sevilla
Current form — Salzburg v. Seville
Salzburg suffered a couple of disappointments in their last 3 matches, as they were run over by Lille in a 1-0 defeat. SK Austria Klagenfurt also proved too hard to handle, as they won 2-1, before Salzburg were able to strike back last time out in a 2-1 win against Hartberg.
Seville have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. First, they went down 2-1 against Real Madrid, before picking up a 0-0 draw against Cordoba. Their latest match brought a 1-0 win in their encounter with Villarreal.
Salzburg v. Seville — fixture history
Salzburg and Seville had to settle for a point each in their most recent Champions League match, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator. Salzburg have been able to win 0% of their last 3 encounters against upcoming Seville in the Champions League. In other words, they have a 0-1-2 recent record, with the latter winning 67% of the matches.
Full Time betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. If you fancy adding Salzburg to your accumulator, they will get you odds 2.90, as bookies predict they are in with an 34% chance of beating Sevilla. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.40 on offer, while an away win for Sevilla is available at 2.45.
Rasmus Kristensen arrives at here very keen to continue the momentum he has build up in his last 6 matches for Salzburg. Scoring 2 goals in half a dozen matches is a decent output. It is hard to look past Lucas Ocampos when searching for a goalscorer for Sevilla. Scoring 3 in half a dozen matches is a decent output.