With three rounds to play of the 2015/2016 season of the Danish Superliga things are falling into place. FC Copenhagen took the Championship and the Double after the win against FC Nordsjælland. Silver, bronze and Europe League spots will be distributed between four contenders.
SØNDERJYSKE v ODENSE FRIDAY 20th 17:00
The team from Haderslev is still in 2nd place after the defeat in the last round to FC Midtjylland. Unfortunately defender Kees Luijckx had to leave the pitch with an injury and he will not be available for the match tonight. Francis Dickoh is expected to take his place in the central defense.
Motivation is no doubt with SønderjyskE as Odense will end in position 5, 6 or 7 and will not be able to take a spot in the European competitions next season. It will be very interesting to see how SønderjyskE will react after the loss in Herning. Nicolaj Madsen could very well take the place in midfield from the start instead of Marcel Römer.
Odense might not have a lot of motivation when looking at the standings but coach Kent Nielsen will not be satisfied unless all his players perform 100%. The starting lineup for Odense is really strong and with Ramus Festersen, Rasmus Falk and Anders “AK47” Jacobsen all fit for this match, they will no doubt cause big problems for SønderjyskE.
SønderjyskE are a team with low ball possession and a very direct playing style. It will be difficult for them to control the match against Odense and I expect to see nervousness from the home team which can be a huge advantage for Odense.
Asian Handicap Betting Recommendation: Odense AH +0.5 at 2.29
FC NORDSJÆLLAND v AARHUS SATURDAY 21TH 15:00
The home team are really struggling at the moment and has only collected one point in the last five matches. Aarhus on the other hand are showing signs of progress and have won the last two matches, scoring 7 goals.
FC Nordsjælland will be without young rising star Emre Mor as he was called up for the provisional Turkish squad for the EURO2016. Young talents Souheib Dhaflaoui and Emil Damgaard are both injured as well as Captain Patrick Mtiliga. The midfield and offense will be more experienced for this match, with given Martin Vingaard and Tobias Mikkelsen given the creative roles. Marcondes and Moberg-Karlsson will bring the speed to break the strong Aarhus defense with Josep Elez in topform. Aarhus will be looking for the third win in a row and Morten “Duncan” Rasmussen looks to be back in good form after scoring twice against Aalborg and scoring his goal number 120 in the league.
Coach Glenn Riddersholm is finally seeing results of his work with the squad. The teams are currently in 9th and 10th position and will have 8th position as the best possible result for the season. In a match like this there should be room for creativity and a lot of chances.
Asian Handicap Betting Recommendation: Over 2.5 goals at 1.88
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