Match: Hearts – Birkirkara Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Start time: 20:00 UK
In the second leg of the second qualifying round of the Europa League, the Scottish Hearts hosts Maltese Birkirkara.
Hearts surprise in the first leg, unable to beat Birkirkara after a draw 0:0. For the team, it was not the first match of the season because they started in the Europa League from the first round, which easily passed the Estonian Infonet – 2:1, 4:2. The championship in Scotland starts until the seventh of August and is normally Hearts is not in top form but I expect that they will win against Birkirkara.
Birkirkara participates regularly in European competition, but, with few exceptions, takes off in the first round. This season has been such an exception when the team eliminated Bosnian NK Široki Brijeg – 2:0, 1:1. More than one round Birkirkara did not pass anytime in their history, although it has created serious difficulties for most opponents.
Hearts unlikely to repeat the mistake it Malta, so expect to record a victory. Even the Scots have the strength to win by at least two goals difference because after the first goal will be quite easy for them.
Tip: Hearts to win (-1.5 asian hc) @ 2.10 with Bet365