Maribor vs Sevilla Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Wednesday Maribor will host Sevilla at the People's Garden. This match could determine the leader of group E, as Sevilla are just one point behind Liverpool. If they win and Liverpool manage to lose points they will overtake them at the number one spot.
Maribor are placed last in their respective group. They qualified for this season's UEFA Champions League by winning a sixth Slovenian title in seven seasons. The fact that they are competing with Europe’s best seems to be as much as their ambitions go. They’ve accumulated just two points from the first five games. Both points came from draws, the first one against Spartak Moscow on matchday one, and the second draw came from their most recent match when they faced the same team. Both games ended by the score of 1-1, meaning that Maribor have a negative goal difference of -13. Their chances of progressing forward in European competitions are gone, but they will surely try to make a miracle happen and not disappoint their home fans.
Sevilla are placed second in Group E. They have two wins, two draws and a single loss in their UEFA Champions League group campaign. Their only defeat was against Spartak Moscow on matchday three by the score of 5-1. After that loss, they managed to recover and go on to win the next one and draw the one after that. They drew against Liverpool by the score of 3-3 in an exciting game. Both teams dominated each half. In the first half in were Liverpool who dominated with three combined goals from Firmino and Mane. In the second Ben Yedder scored two and in the late stoppage time Pizarro managed to equalize and stop his team from losing.
The two teams have had three clashes in their history. Sevilla have won two out of three, with the third being a draw at Maribor’s home ground.
Maribor don't have many missing players for the match against Sevilla. Denis Sme, Luka Zahovic, Aleksandar Rajcevic and Jasmin Mesanovic are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Sevilla also do not have lots of missing players for the match. Daniel Carriço and Nico Pareja are injured and can't play on the match. Simon Kjaer is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are eager to win points on this away game.
Possible starting lineups
Maribor: Handanovic; Viler, Suler, Billong, Milec; Vrhovec, Kabha; Bohar, Ahmedi, Bajde; Tavares
Sevilla: Rico; Mercado, Geis, Lenglet, Escudero; Banega, Pizarro, Vazquez; Sarabia, Yedder, Nolito
Maribor vs Sevilla Prediction
Very good football game to place our bet and win some money on Wednesday when Sevilla takes on Maribor. Maribor do not have any chances to reach third place and Europe League, but we expect from them to play aggressive in defending. On the other side Sevilla have to play very cautious, because if Spartak make a surprise then they can be in trouble. So they will play aggressive in attack and will try to score at least one goal.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Maribor vs Sevilla Prediction: Sevilla to win. We don't expect lots of scoring chances here, but believe Sevilla will score two goals. Our risky bet goes on correct score 0-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.