Europa League Genk vs Fola
Both teams want to retain all their qualifying chances before the second leg.
State of form
5th of the last Jupiler League, Genk has validated his ticket for the 2nd round of qualifications of the Europa League. The Belgians have prepared very well this round-trip confrontation by winning their 6 preparation matches. In good shape, Genk will start his championship next weekend.
Fola Esch finished third in the last Luxembourg championship but was well ahead of the top two, Niedercorn and Dudelange. In order to play this second round of qualifying for C3, the Luxembourgers had great difficulties to dismiss the Kosovars of Prishtina (draw 0-0 at home and victory after extra time 1-0 away).
Manpower for Genk vs Fola
For Genk, prominent defender Omar Colley and promising striker Schrijvers have left the club this summer for Sampdoria and Club Brugge respectively. They will be replaced by Colombian defender Lucumi (20) and attacking midfielder Paintsil (20). Striker Samatta is always present.
On the side of Fola Esch, it will be interesting to watch the Franco-Moroccan striker Samir Hadji who finished top scorer of the club last season.
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In difficulty in the first qualifying round, Fola Esch should have a hard time competing against an opponent of a different caliber on Thursday. Victory Genk
Betting Tips: Genk wins 2 or more