PAOK vs Fc Basel Champions League (24.07.2018)

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PAOK Thessaloniki – Fc Basel Champions League Tips

PAOK Thessaloniki-FC Basel. The two teams will compete on Tuesday 24 in the second qualifying round for the Champions League. Both clubs finished in 2nd place in their respective leagues. During their pre-season games, the Greeks have a fairly positive record. Indeed in 6 games, the Greek club met the defeat only once on the score of 2 to 1. They then made 2 draws and 3 wins.

Before receiving the Swiss team, the PAOK remains on 3 wins in a row and a draw in 4 games. They are on a good dynamic. Despite extra-sports affairs that touched their president at the end of last season, the Greeks managed to finish their season well by taking second place, placing themselves ahead of Olympiakos and behind AEK Athens. In addition to being the winner of the Cup. For FC Basel, moving to Greece may be complicated. After having experienced a very complicated summer period, the Swiss remain on 3 defeats of ranks with scores rather rivers with respect to the last two. The mercato leaves traces, the Swiss leaders have sold their right side Michael Lang and winger Mohamed Elyounoussi, the Helvetians find themselves devoid of their best players. In addition, the Swiss have a significant deadline before this match, they face St. Gallen in the Swiss Super Cup, first important match so before moving to the Greeks.


The PAOK has in its ranks, the best Greek scorer of the last championship, Aleksandar Prijovic.

FC Basel plays its Super Cup 3 days before moving to Greece.

In their last three preparations, the Swiss have conceded 11 goals for 2 goals scored.

The Swiss have lost their best players during this transfer window, like Michael Lang or Mohamed Elyounoussi.

In their 6 matches of preparation, the Greeks have lost once, for 2 draws and 3 wins (11 goals scored, 8 goals conceded).

Football Tips PAOK Thessaloniki – Fc Basel

Very important match for both teams for a qualifying round of the Champions League. FC Basel qualifies for 9 years for these phases, they may have the experience of major events but this time they can fall on a bone. Indeed, the Greek team intends to score home in this double confrontation. On a good dynamic and having a similar workforce, with a few small details, than last year, the Greeks are ready. As for the Swiss, their numbers have changed a lot. By selling their best players at a high price, the Swiss leaders may have bailed out the crates but they put a thorn in the foot to the sports side. A new squad takes a little time to perform well, which could be the cause of their heavy losses in friendly matches. It may be anecdotal but it can leave traces in the minds of players before moving into a boiling atmosphere. PAOK victory for this first match.

Insider Tip: PAOK Thessaloniki
Odds: 2.17


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