Match: Dinamo Zagreb – Salzburg Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Tuesday, 16 August, 2016
Start time: 19:45 UK
The champions of Croatia and Austria – Dinamo Zagreb and Red Bull Salzburg, face each other in a direct battle for the place in the group stage of the Champions League.
The team of Dinamo was flawless in his performance in the Champions League by winning all four matches so far in the tournament. In the second qualifying round, they eliminated the Macedonian Vardar with 5:3 on an Agg. In the next phase, they beat Georgian champions Dinamo Tbilisi after success with 2:0 home and a minimum away win. “The Blues” are in a series of four consecutive victories in all competitions and will try to write new success, he faced Red Bull.
Red Bull Salzburg make another attempt to attack the group stage of the Champions League. In season 2014/15 Red Bull were stopped from Malmo to the playoffs. This season they stride confidently to groups like its rival registered four victories.
In the second qualifying round, Salzburg eliminated Latvian Liepaja with a total score 3:0, then followed two wins against Partizani Tirana from Albania – 1:0 as a guest and 2:0 at home. In the Austrian Bundesliga Salzburg occupies 4th place, having not been convincing in the first two rounds but then beat St. Pölten and Ried with 2:0. In his last three games, Red Bull did not commit goal, so you will not be surprised if again a strong performance in defense.
During the 2014/15 season, both teams were in the same group in the Europa League. Red Bull defeated his rival twice successes with 5:1 and 4:2. Five years ago these rivals met in the third qualifying round and was again winning Austrian team. Red Bull, however, and can not go to the groups of the Champions League while Dynamo was a participant in the group stage last season. Croatian champion has plenty of talent in its squad and with the support of its fans, I think it is quite possible to win the first match.
Tip: Dinamo to win @ 7/5 (2.40) with Bet365