Match: Sparta Praha – Steaua Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Start time: 19:00 UK
Sparta Prague hosts Steaua București in match from the 3rd qualifying round in Champions League.
Sparta Prague finished on second place in the Czech championship and start their participation from the third qualifying round of the Champions League. They are presented tentatively in Europe lately. In the Champions League they haven’t a great success as participated for last time in the group stage in the 2005/06 season. However, in the Europa League they played better and last season reached the quarterfinals of the competition, where they were eliminated by Villarreal.
Steaua can’t win the title in Romania after champion became Astra Giurgiu. Unlike their opponents, they can not justify a large number of matches in European club competitions since dropped out of the Champions League in the third qualifying round last season, then eliminated in the playoffs of the Europa League.
Both teams played many friendlies game in the summer as Steaua recorded far better results – victories over PAOK, NEC and Sporting Charleroi, while Sparta lost against Young Boys, Rubin and Trencin. The match will be the first official for both teams, so expect to see tactical game and at most two goals in this meeting.
Tip: Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.70 with Bet365