Bodo/Glimt vs PrishtinaUEFA Europa League Conference, KO: 17:00 Aug 12, 2021, Aspmyra Stadion
Bodo/Glimt host Prishtina in the second leg of their UEFA Conference League third round qualifier at Aspmyra Stadion as they look to overturn a first leg deficit. Bodo/Glimt will consider that result a blip and will be confident of turning things around on their own turf.
Bodo/Glimt failed to build on their early lead in the first leg as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Prishtina. They looked to be on course for a comfortable victory after Erik Botheim struck the opener in the first half but were breached twice by Prishtina.
Despite the defeat, Bodo/Glimt will be confident heading into the second leg having won four of their last five matches. It was also the first time they have failed to score two or more goals in their last six fixtures.
Kjetil Knutsen’s men also have a solid defensive record, claiming back-to-back 3-0 victories prior to that defeat against Prishtina.
Prishtina showed their character in the first leg as they fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 at home. A slow start saw them concede early in the first half but Ola John struck the equaliser before the break while a late own goal earned them the win.
Despite the win Zekirija Ramadani's men have been failed to put a consistent run together lately with three defeats in their last five matches. They have also struggled on their travels, losing their last two away matches, including a 4-2 defeat at Connah's Quay in their previous fixture on the road in the UEFA Conference League.
How the bookies view it
Bodo/Glimt are considered overwhelming favourites with a home win priced at 2/13 by Vbet. A victory for Prishtina is valued at 11/1 by the same firm, who are also offering of 6/1 for a draw.
Bodo/Glimt's home form should give them the edge here and I am backing the Norwegians to claim the win.
Head to head
Last week’s fixture was the first ever meeting between Bodo/Glimt and Prishtina.
Players to watch
Striker Erik Botheim has scored eight goals for Bodo Glimt this season and will be the one to watch on Thursday. He was also on target in the first leg and can fire the Norwegians to over 1.5 goals at 3/25 with betway.
Bodo/Glimt has kept clean sheets in two of their three matches in the UEFA Conference League with Marius Hoibraten and Marius Lode set to feature in defence. They will be confident of keeping another clean sheet at 11/10 with betway.
Anything else catch the eye?
Bodo/Glimt are likely to keep a clean sheet on Thursday and could be tipped to earn a win to nil at 13/10 with Vbet. The Norwegians could also be backed as the only team to score at 31/25 with betway.
A -2 handicap could also be considered at 20/21 with Vbet.
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