Having failed to upgrade its international status, Luxembourg’s Dudelange returns to the field on Tuesday, July 23, to try to repeat what they achieved last year. He will start his attempt to play for the second time in a row in the UEFA Europa League group stage against Northern Shkendija. The clash is part of the schedule of the first leg of the third qualifying round that will define the last qualifiers for the tournament. The meeting will take place at the National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje. The start is scheduled for 12:55 am (Brasília time). The return match was scheduled for July 30.
There are 21 places in contention in the qualifiers for the group stage of the 2019/2020 edition of the Europa League. The previous tournament is long and complex. Two stages have already been disputed. In the first, which had the preliminary stage name 14 clubs participated. Seven advanced to the second stage, which had 94 teams.Of those, 47 were classified into the current stage, the third, which also received teams that were pre-classified and eliminated teams from preliminary phases of the competition for places in the Champions League. Thus, 92 clubs that split in blocks of two will try to survive in this battle, which will still have two more phases until they are appointed the companions of the already ranked Sevilla (Spain), Arsenal (England), Rome, Manchester United England), Besiktas (Turkey), Sporting (Portugal), CSKA (Russia), Wolfsburg (Germany), Lazio (Italy), Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany), Saint-Etienne (France), Getafe , Mechelen (Belgium), Olexandriya (Ukraine), Wolfsberg (Austria) and Lugano (Switzerland).The duels are played in the round-trip system with the team that adds up the most advancing points. In case of equality, goal balance and more goals scored in the rival’s house, in this order, are used to tie the duel. Extension and decision by penalties, at the end of the second meeting, are the last resources to define the survivor.
Shlendija was very close to advancing in the fight for a place in the Champions League. He made his second qualifying round for the most important club tournament in the Old World with a 1-0 away win against Estonia’s Kalju. However, at home, he disappointed his fans by being defeated by 2 to 1 leaving the vacancy being ‘demoted’ to the Europa League.As the action in the 2019/2020 season of the Northern Macedonia Championship has not yet begun, it still has the opportunity to offer exclusive dedication to international tournaments.To start the Champions League play-offs, he made just three friendly matches. He was defeated on July 23 by Zlin of the Czech Republic 1-0. Four days later, he beat Zilina from Slovakia on the same score. It closed the schedule when taking 3 to 0 of the Zorya, of the Ukraine, on 1 of July.The right to contest the continental tournament was obtained with the title of the Prva League version 2018/2019, the First Division of the Macedonian Championship. He added 79 points (24 wins, seven draws and five losses). They were 15 more than the Vardar, runner-up. As principal, he placed 42 points (13 wins, three draws and two losses) in the account. In terms of visitor, he added 37 (11 wins, four draws and three losses).
Dudelange, who last season managed to qualify for the UEFA Europa League group stage, failed to qualify for an upgrade when they fell in the Champions League qualifier against Valletta in Malta. The duel had two draws. In Luxembourg, by 2 to 2. In Malta, by 1 to 1. The definition happened through the criterion of goals scored away from home.The Luxembourg Championship will only start in August. Thus, the Dudelange is also in its first steps of preparation for the 2019/2020 season and can focus only on the continental dispute. The team reached the fourth consecutive National Division title at the end of the 2018/2019 season. He accumulated 59 points (18 wins, five draws and three losses). They were nine ahead in comparison to Fola, runner-up.As principal, Dudelange was not as efficient. He was the third best owner of the tournament home having accumulated 27 points (nine wins and four losses) in that situation. As a visitor, he finished as the best of the tournament having scored 35 points (11 wins and two draws). It was the only team to complete the participation in the dispute without having lost outside its dominions.The preparation for the debut in the qualifying of the Champions League had only one friendly. On Saturday, July 6, he scored 4 to 3 at Virton, Belgium. The debut of the 2019/2020 Luxembourg Championship season is scheduled for August 4. You will receive the Muhlenbach.
Football Prediction of the Day Shkendija vs Dudelange
Although the theory indicates Shkendija’s technical superiority, this has not been shown clearly in the Champions League playoffs, especially in home-court clashes. Thus, the prognosis in the equality against the Dudelange ends up being indicated as good option of guess for the confrontation of this Tuesday for the first leg of the third phase of the qualifiers for the Europa League edition 2019/2020.