FC Sheriff Tiraspol play NK Maribor in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) Qualifiers 2022 at the Zimbru Stadium on July 26. The match will start at 10:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
FC Sheriff Tiraspol and NK Maribor drew their first leg of the UCL Qualifiers. Both teams were unable to get onto the score sheet. The hosts defeated HSK Zrinjski Mostar 1-0 in the second leg of the first qualifying round. A 22nd-minute own goal helped FC Sheriff sail through to the second qualifying round with an aggregate of 1-0. The hosts finished first on the points table of the 2021-22 Moldovan National League with 22 wins in 28 games.
NK Maribor beat FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk 2-0 in the second leg of the first qualifying round. Roko Baturina scored both goals for the visitors. NK Maribor qualified for the second round with a 2-0 aggregate.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs NK Maribor UEFA Champions League Qualifiers 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: FC Sheriff Tiraspol: 1.59, NK Maribor: 6.60,Draw: 3.60
Betwinner odds: FC Sheriff Tiraspol: 1.59, NK Maribor: 6.20, Draw: 3.72
Betway odds: FC Sheriff Tiraspol: 1.60, NK Maribor: 5.50, Draw: 3.40
10CRIC odds: FC Sheriff Tiraspol: 1.64, NK Maribor: 5.84, Draw: 3.68
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs NK Maribor head-to-head
FC Sheriff Tiraspol drew NK Maribor 0-0 in their only head-to-head encounter so far.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol have won three and drawn two out of their last five matches whereas NK Maribor have won two, drawn two and lost one out of their last five matches.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs NK Maribor FC probable starting lineups
FC Sheriff: Razak Abalora (goalkeeper), Renan Guedes, Gabi Kiki, Charles Petro, Patrick Kpozo, Regi Lushkja, Moussa Kyabou, Cedric Badolo Pernambuco, Rasheed, Ibrahim Akanbi, Momo Yansane.
NK Maribor: Menno Bergsen (goalkeeper), Martin Milec, Nemanja Mitrovic, Max Watson, Gregor Sikossek, Jan Repas, Aleks Pihler, Danijel Sturm, Nino Zugelj, Ivan Brnic, Roko Baturina.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs NK Maribor UEFA Champions League Qualifiers 2022 top picks and players to watch
FC Sheriff Tiraspol: Momo Yansane will be the top pick from FC Sheriff Tiraspol. Yansane scored 11 goals in 16 matches in 2021-22. The Guinean footballer also scored six goals in the Moldovan Premier League.
NK Maribor: Roko Baturina will be the player to watch out for from the NK Maribor side. Baturina has scored two goals in three games in the Champions League so far.
FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs NK Maribor UEFA Champions League Qualifiers 2022 prediction
FC Sheriff Tiraspol are clear favourites going into the game against NK Maribor. The hosts have not lost a game for a while and are likely to beat the NK Maribor side easily.
NK Maribor will go into the game against FC Sheriff Tiraspol as underdogs. The visiting side have been good in the recent matches but lack the firepower needed to defeat a strong team like FC Sheriff Tiraspol