Legia Warsaw vs Bodo/GlimtUEFA Champions League, KO: 19:00 Jul 14, 2021, Polish Army Stadium
Legia Warsaw will hope to continue their progress in the UEFA Champions League when they host Bodo/Glimt in the second leg of their first-round qualifier. The Poles won in Norway and given their fine record a home, should once again come out on top.
Legia Warsaw hold the advantage from the first leg having claimed a 3-2 victory in Norway. They made a fast start and took an early lead through Luquinhas while a brace from Mahir Emreli ensured they came away with the win.
It was the third straight win for Legia Warsaw, who have been in fine form in recent weeks. Manager Czeslaw Michniewicz's will be feeling confident returning to the Polish Army Stadium, where they are unbeaten in eight of their last 10 matches.
Despite their recent good form, Legia Warsaw have kept just one clean sheet in their last five matches.
Bodo/Glimt will hope to take some confidence from their performance against their more fancied opponents in the first leg. They troubled Legia throughout the contest and scored two goals through Erik Botheim and Pernanbuco.
The Norwegians have found things difficult lately and have claimed just one win in their last six matches across all competitions. They were beaten 2-0 by Norwegian league leaders Molde while also suffering a 1-0 defeat to mid-table side Sandefjord.
Kjetsil Knutsen's have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last seven matches and have also conceded five goals in their last two fixtures.
How the bookies view it
Legia Warsaw have been given the upper hand by the bookies with a home win priced at 23/20 by BetVictor. The same firm is offering 23/10 for a Bodo/Glimt victory while a draw is set at odds of 13/5 with SBK.
Legia Warsaw have momentum right now and should have the edge over Bodo/Glimt.
Head to head
There has been only one previous meeting between Legia Warsaw and Bodo/Glimt with the Poles earing a 3-2 victory in last week’s first leg.
Players to watch
Mahir Emreli's brace last time out means the forward could be worth keeping an eye on for Legia Warsaw. Luquinhas often contributes goals midfield and can combine with Emreli to help the Poles score over 1.5 goals at 19/20 Unibet.
Bodo/Glimt will be looking to Erik Botheim to continue his scoring form having scored eight goals this season. Ulrik Saltnes also carries a goal threat from midfield and can combine with Botheim to produce over 1.5 goals for the Norwegians at 6/4 with Betfred.
Anything else catch the eye?
Legia Warsaw could be backed to grab the first goal at 3/4 with Skybet, who are also offering odds of 2/1 on both teams to score in the second half.
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