UEFA Europa League - Sheriff Tiraspol vs Sporting Braga Preview

Analysis:

Their upcoming Europa League game sees Sheriff Tiraspol playing Braga on Thursday.

Sheriff Tiraspol
Sheriff Tiraspol go into this fixture following on from a 1-1 Champions League drawn game vs Shakhtar Donetsk. It’s not been often in recent games where Sheriff Tiraspol have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Sheriff Tiraspol have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 11 goals on the way.


Sporting Braga
Braga come into this game following on from a 2-1 Primeira Liga win as they beat Paços de Ferreira in their previous outing. Looking at their form, and Braga have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals overall. Defensively, Braga seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Even so, it remains to be seen whether that pattern shall be replicated in this next game.

Verdict:
Here, we’re thinking that Sheriff Tiraspol will have to play well to get anything against this Braga team who we think might get the vital goal that wins it. That’s why we have predicted a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 winning score for Braga at the end of the match.

Sheriff Tiraspol VS Sporting Braga
Pick: 2


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