PSV vs Sporting prediction comes before Europa League first round matchup. This game will be played on Thursday, September 19th, at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven, Netherlands. In this match preview, we’ll try to provide you with useful betting tips and correct score predictions based on the analysis of these two teams.
PSV vs Sporting Betting Tips
PSV have been pretty impressive this season so far in the Dutch Eredivisie. Together with Ajax, they’re the main favorites for this season’s title. They were also very good the last season, which is why they got themselves in the Europa League. Actually, they finished on the second spot in the season 2018-19, which got them a place in the qualification for the Champions League. They lost to Basel, before playing qualifiers for the Europa League, which they won fairly easily. The teams they knocked out on their road to the group stage of this competition were Haugesund and Apollon.
PSV’s opponents, Sporting Lisbon went a totally different road. They finished the last season at the third place, which got them a place in the group stage of the Europa League straight away. They’re now in Group D, together with LASK Linz, Rosenborg, and their next opponent, PSV. Obviously, PSV and Sporting are the favorites for getting to the knockout stage of this competition. The only question is who’s going to finish at the top of the group table.
Their duel on Thursday might give us the answer to that question. Although PSV are given the role of the favorite by the bookies, there’s no arguing Sporting are a quality team. Actually, both teams are packed with talented players, so their clash is guaranteed to be exciting. Another reason why an entertaining duel is expected on Thursday evening is that both of these teams are famous for playing a very attacking kind of football. Last season, Sporting scored a total of 72 goals in 34 domestic league games, while PSV put away 98 in the same number of matches.
Because of all these facts, it would be strange not to expect a goals’ galore on Thursday in Eindhoven. We’re likely to see many goals here, probably on both ends. But, which team will win? Although PSV seem like slight favorites, it’s definitely going to be a close game.
Our PSV vs Sporting prediction: BTS
PSV vs Sporting correct score prediction: 3:2
PSV Form and Latest News
Their recent run in the league is pretty impressive, but what’s got to worry their fans is that they have some problems with injuries. There is a number of first-team players who are struggling with fitness, while some of their key men are definitely out of this duel.
Sporting Form and Latest News
Same as PSV, Sporting have also been pretty decent so far in the new season. But, they also have problems with injuries, although they’re not as serious as those of Sporting. Their key men, like Bruno Fernandes and Luciano Vietto are fit and ready for the big game.
PSV vs Sporting Predicted Lineups
PSV predicted lineup: Zoet – Baumgartl, Boscagli, Viergever, Hendrix – Ihattaren, Bergwijn, Rosario – Dumfries, Bruma, Malen
Sporting predicted lineup: Renan Ribeiro – Borja, Neto, Coates, Mathieu – Doumbia, Wendel, Bruno Fernandes – Vietto, Luiz, Acuna
Other PSV vs Sporting betting tips:
Over 2.5 goals @1.73
Over 3.5 goals @2.80
Over 4.5 goals @4.80