Arsenal Tula start qualifying for the next Europa League against Azerbaijan FC Neftchi. Both teams will want to win to take an option on the qualification.
Arsenal Tula vs FK Neftchi Today’s Betting Tips
Arsenal Tula had a good season last year by finishing 6th in the Russian championship. In the offseason, Igor Cherevchenko’s men played five preparation matches and clinched one win, three draws including the last two against Pribram (0-0) and Salzburg (1-1) and conceding a defeat. For their entry in contention in the Russian championship, they were held in check by Dinamo Moscow (1-1).
For its part, FC Neftchi finished in 2nd place in the Azerbaijan championship, 8 lengths behind champion Qarabag. For its first round in the playoffs, the club did not make any details against the Moldovan team of Spiranta Nisporeni by correcting it first away (0-3) and then at home (6-0).
The staff for Arsenal Tula vs FK Neftchi
On the side of Arsenal Tula, we find the old Guingampais Bako Koné, used to take place on the bench. However, the club lost top scorer Luka Dordevic, who left for Zenit, and winger Bakaev, transferred to Spartak Moscow. On the other hand, the very good midfielder Tchakev (5 goals last season) is still there. By the way, the striker Tudorie is uncertain.
The top scorer for Neftchi is Frenchman Bagaliy Dabo (formerly Créteil) who scored 14 goals last season. This one is also uncertain for this match. Another Frenchman is present in the squad: former Brest Steven Joseph-Monrose, arrived this summer from Qabala. Moreover, he scored his first goal in his new colors in the last match.
Our Football Betting Tip Arsenal Tula vs FK Neftchi
Arsenal Tula should be able to win against a team Neftchi probably less well armed on paper.
Betting Tips: Victory Arsenal Tula