LASK hosts Club Brugge
LASK hosts Club Brugge in a first leg from the Champions League playoffs between these two teams. The first leg is going to be played on Tuesday at the Linzer Stadion in the city of Lask. Let’s take a look in our Champions League predictions for today.
LASK had a tough opponent in the previous round of the qualifiers, but they managed to progressed. The Austrian side met Basel and after two wins over the Swiss giants, they reached the playoffs.
Surprisingly for a lot of people, LASK won the first game at the St. Jakob Park with 2-1. In the second leg the Austrians proved that their first win was not a fluke, enjoying a second win with 3-1. Reinhold Ranftl, Thomas Goiginger and Marko Raduz scored for LASK, while Kemal Ademi’s goal for the visitors was far from enough for them.
In the Austrian Bundesliga LASK are currently second in the table, having 10 points from four games played so far.
Club Brugge reached the Champions League playoffs after the elimination of a very strong opponent as well – the Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv. After a 1-0 win at home, Club Brugge fought for a dramatic 3-3 draw in Kiev in order to progress. Simon Deli, Ruud Vormer and Lois Openda scored the crucial three goals for the Belgian side.
In the Belgian First Division A Club Brugge are currently leading the standings with 10 points won from four games played. In their last match Philippe Clement’s boys faced AS Eupen at home, but the game ended with a 0-0 draw.
These are our Champions League predictions for today the playoffs first leg between LASK and Club Brugge in Lask. It’s difficult to point out a favourite here, so we guess that the result from the first leg will tell us a lot about these two teams’ chances.