Luzern vs. Espanyol Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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Swiss outfit Luzern host Espanyol in the first leg of the Europa League third qualifying round. Die Leuchten came through the previous stage relatively untroubled, while the La Liga side trounced Stjarnan 7-1 on aggregate. The winner of this tie will take their spot in the play-offs, 180 minutes away from a place in the tournament proper, barring extra-time and penalties. Where and when: Swissporarena, Lucerne – 8 August, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Luzern vs. Espanyol: William Hill live streaming Last time: Thursday’s encounter will be the first ever…

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Torino vs. Shakhtyor Soligorsk Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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We move into the third qualifying round of the Europa League as Serie A side Torino take on Belarusian outfit Shakhtyor Soligorsk. The home team are expected to pick up the win in this first leg and give themselves a good chance of finishing off the job in a week’s time.  Where and when: Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino – 8 August, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Torino vs. Shakhtyor Soligorsk: William Hill live streaming Last time: We break new ground with this fixture, as this is the first time…

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Stjarnan vs. Espanyol Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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La Liga side Espanyol are looking to finish off the job against Icelandic minnows Stjarnan this week, with Los Blanquiazules in a strong position ahead of the second leg of their Europa League qualifying tie on Thursday night.  Where and when: Stjörnuvöllur – 1 August, kick-off 20:15 Where you can see Stjarnan vs. Espanyol: William Hill live streaming Last time: Facundo Ferreyra and Borja Iglesias both helped themselves to braces as Espanyol cruised to a 4-0 victory on home soil last week.  Stjarnan v Espanyol Predictions and Preview Perhaps the…

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Debreceni vs. Torino Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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Torino travel to Hungary for the second-leg of their Europa League second-round qualifying clash with Debreceni. The Granata are the overwhelming favourites to advance after a dominant showing in Italy and Walter Mazzarri will expect his troops to use all their experience to see out the contest. Where and when: Nagyerdei Stadion, Debreceni – 1 August, kick-off 17:30 Where you can see Debreceni vs. Torino: William Hill live streaming  Last time: Toro ran out comfortable 3-0 winners after goals from Andrea Belotti, Cristian Ansaldi and Simone Zaza. Total goals exact: 3…

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Espanyol vs. Stjarnan Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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Espanyol embark on a first European campaign since 2006 when they host Icelandic outfit Stjarnan in the second round of Europa League qualifying. The Spaniards impressively finished in 7th spot in the previous season, ahead of the likes of Athletic Bilbao, Real Betis and Villarreal and will fancy their chances of toppling the opposition. Where and when: RCDE Stadium, Barcelona – 25 July, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Espanyol vs. Stjarnan: William Hill live streaming  Last time: The sides have yet to meet in competitive action. Stjarnan/Espanyol – Half Time/Full…

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Torino vs. Debreceni Europa League Betting Tips and Preview

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Torino kick-start their Europa League hopes with the visit of Debreceni. The first-leg will be played in Italy before the second-round tie is decided in Hungary on August 1. The Granata have been quiet in the transfer market but are expected to advance to the next qualifying round of Europe’s second competition. Where and when: Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Turin – 25 July, kick-off Where you can see Torino vs. Debreceni: William Hill live streaming  Last time: Thursday’s encounter will mark the first meeting between the sides. Debrecen to score in both…

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What are the best first goalscorer bets for the Europa League final?

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The Europa League final takes place on Wednesday night, pitting London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea against each other in an opportunity for silverware. For the Blues, this represents an opportunity to win the competition for the second time in six years while for Arsenal, lifting the competition would also guarantee a spot in next season’s Champions League. In what promises to be a closely fought encounter, we take a look at the best first goalscorer bets for the occasion. There are two standout attacking talents on the pitch: Chelsea playmaker…

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Chelsea vs. Arsenal Europa League final Betting Tips and Preview

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This season’s Europa League final is an all-English event as Chelsea, who won the competition back in 2013, take on London rivals Arsenal. The Blues are slight favourites for the match while the Gunners must win the tournament if they are to qualify for next season’s Champions League. Where and when: Baku Olympic Stadium, Baku – 29 May, kick-off 20:00 Where you can see Chelsea vs. Arsenal: BT Sport, William Hill Last time: Arsenal won the most recent meeting between the sides 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium in January thanks…

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What are the best anytime scorer bets in the Europa League this week?

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The Europa League reaches the last 16 stage this week, and the step-up in quality’s becoming all the more apparent. Those out on the pitch on Thursday will also need to deliver the quality to see their teams through, and getting an advantage in this round of first legs is crucial. So, which players look best for a Europa League anytime scorer bet this week?  Starting with the competition’s top scorer so far, Munas Dabbur. The Israeli striker has impressed for Austrian outfit RB Salzburg, and has seven goals in…

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What are the best both teams to score bets in the Europa League this week?

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While the Champions League takes its time spreading out the first stage of the knockout rounds over two weeks, there’s no messing around with the Europa League. All of the round of 32 first leg ties were completed last week, and we’ll have our last 16 line-up sorted come the end of Thursday.  With the second legs throwing up an all-or-nothing scenario for each team, we could be in for plenty of goals. Rennes and Real Betis weren’t hanging around in their first leg though, after the Spanish side rescued…

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