Silkeborg looks to come from behind for qualifiers

Silkeborg looks to come from behind for qualifiers

Despite conceding during the first leg of the UEFA Europa League playoffs, Silkeborg is looking to defeat HJK. HJK managed to defeat their opponent although the other team looks to be a better team. Silkeborg will host HJK during their second leg, but HJK mut be careful as Silkeborg won their last four games.

HJK is looking to close this playoff and wishing to qualify for the Europa League. However, their opponent will not go easy on them. Silkeborg wants to turn the tables and eventually qualify for the Europa League, but their first need to overturn their deficit. Both clubs wanting to secure their Europa League spot, but only one will be eligible to qualify.

Silkeborg

Europa League: Silkeborg
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On the 80-minute mark of their first leg, Silkeborg already conceded during the first leg of their playoff against HJK. Additionally, just over the hour mark last game, they went down to to 10-men game, which made it harder for them. Fortunately, the team managed to win against Nordsjaelland, a 2-0 victory in the Danish Superliga, which gives them the confidence coming into this game. Now that they are on the verge of falling out of Europa League, they want to try to make a comeback win.

Tonni Adamsen, Andre Calisir, and David Browne are expected to make a difference for their squad. These hree were the ones who takes charge during the last games of Silkeborg. The team will head into their game against HJK with hopes that they will overturn the result.

HJK Helsinki

Europa League: HJK Helsinki

HJK on the other hand had the early advantage for this playoff round as they were able to secure the first leg win. But, although they already have the advantage, the team cannot underestimate their opponent as they will surely bounce back. The club however, got a boost of confidence when they won in the Finnish Veikkausliga against FC Haka for a 3-0 victory. The team just needs to be consistent as they are just 90 minutes away from the Europa League.

Anthony Olunsanya, Bojan Radulovic, and Aapo Halme will take charge for the Finnish team. Just as this match is crucial for them, the roles of these three players are also as crucial and as important.

Prediction:

HJK Helsinki (2.5)
Odds: 0.86

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