Match: AIK vs. Bala Town Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Thursday, 30 June, 2016
Start time: 17:30 UK
Swedish AIK began his participating in the first qualifying round of the Europa League against Bala Town from Wales. The match at Olympiastadion in Stockholm is on Thursday, June 30, from 17:30 UK time.
The team of AIK finished on 3rd position in the Swedish Allsvenskan last season. This season the team from Stockholm is in fourth place but is very close to the top places. Before his meetings in the Europa League, AIK played two friendly matches in which failed to record a victory. In his two games against Flora (Estonia) and HIFK (Finland) made draws 1:1 and 0:0. Last season AIK again started from the first qualifying round by eliminating VPS from Finland with a total score of 6:2. In the next phase the Swedes won over Shirak of Armenia after two wins with 2:0, but in the third qualifying round were eliminated by Atromitos (Greece) with 1-4 on agg.
Bala Town finished in 2nd position in the Welsh championship and earned the right to participate in the Europa League. This will be the third participation in the tournament up to now always drop out in the first qualifying round. During the 2013/14 season, they were eliminated by the Estonian Levadia with a total score 2:3 and last season they can beat Differdange and be eliminated with 3:4 agg.
The squad of the AIK is much more classy than that of Bala Town, so do not expect problems for the home team in this meeting. I’ll bet you a convincing success of the Swedes, who have to decide everything in the first match in Stockholm.