FC Basel receives APOEL Nicosia Thursday evening on the occasion of the round of 16 return from the Europa League. FC Basel will want to finish the job while Apoel Nicosia will at least want to save the honor.
FC Basel vs APOEL Nicosia Soccer Betting Tips
Well in its group C, Basel came first with a total of 13 points. After having chained 4 games without conceding a single loss, the Swiss team lost to Krasnodar (1-0) and then won a last victory against Trabzonspor to secure their 1st place on the last day (2-0). In the championship, Taulant Xhaka’s teammates are 3rd in the championship with 5 disbursement units over the leader St. Gallen. Since their last success against Zurich, they have been beaten by Thun at home and drew against Servette (2-2) last weekend. During the first leg, the Swiss undoubtedly took a good option on the qualification by winning largely on the lawn of Apoel Nicosia (2-2).
For its part, Apoel Nicosia also finished in 2nd place in its group A behind Sevilla FC but ahead of Qarabag and Dudelange. After starting with 3 games without the slightest victory, the Cypriots accelerated by winning against Qarabag (2-1), Dudelange (0-2) and Sevilla FC (1-0). On the other hand, they gave up on their hopes for qualification following their defeat suffered in the first leg against the Swiss (0-3). After winning the last 7 championships, Apoel seems to be in more trouble this season since it is only 3rd in the ranking with 5 points behind the leader. Besides, last weekend, he lost again on the field of Pafos (2-0).
The staff for FC Basel vs APOEL Nicosia
On the Swiss side, the midfield executives Zhegrova, Zuffi and Kuzmanovic, and the young Van der Weff are still out of shape. With 8 goals scored in the league, the striker Ademi will be watched.
Suspended last week, the Savic will return. On the other hand, the winter recruit Jevtovic is still not qualified. The top scorer of this formation is Swedish and is called Hallenius (6 goals).
Soccer Betting Tips FC Basel vs APOEL Nicosia
Far superior in all compartments of the game, FC Basel should be able to win again in this meeting.
Betting Tips: Victory of Basel