After being defeated in the first leg, Krasnodar must win by 2 goals clear to pass. For its part, Valencia can be content with a draw.
Today’s Betting Prediction FC Krasnodar vs Valencia CF
Krasnodar finished 2nd in his qualifying group, just behind Sevilla FC but ahead of Liege Standart and Akhisar. In the previous round, the Russians eliminated Bayer Leverkusen with the away goal rule and 2 draws (0-0 and 1-1). But they lost in the first leg in Valencia and are forced to win with two goals clear to secure the qualification. The partners of Charles Kaboré are also 2nd of the championship but did not very well resume after the Russian truce. Indeed, they were eliminated by Rostov in Cup (1-0) and shared points with Spartak Moscow (1-1) and FC Orenburg this weekend.
For its part, Valencia is 7th in La Liga and is undefeated since 9 league games. Recently, they drew 1-1 against Leganes and won against Bilbao (2-0) and Gijon last week. In the round of 16, Kevin Gameiro’s team-mates did not have much trouble eliminating Celtic (0-2 and 2-1). In the first leg, they also won against Krasnodar (2-1) and will leave with a head start for the return.
The staff for FC Krasnodar vs Valencia CF
For Krasnodar, Kabore and Martynovich are suspended after being warned on the way. Hit, the goalkeeper Kritsyuk is uncertain.
The indispensable midfielder Parejo and substitute defender Roncaglia are suspended on the Valencian side. The important defender Garay is uncertain.
Football Betting Prediction FC Krasnodar vs Valencia CF
Winners in the first leg, Valencians can settle for a draw in Russia.
Betting Prediction: Under 2.5 goals