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Date: 2nd August 2023
Kick-Off: 18:00 UK, 19:00 CET
Venue: Aker Stadion
Molde & Over 2.5 Goals
3-1 to Molde
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Molde vs HJK: Top Free Betting Tips
On the back of a three-match winning streak, HJK are set to face Molde in the second leg of Champions League Qualifiers. Helsinki will be travelling to Aker Stadion on Wednesday, 2 August. MFK come into this game after returning to their winning ways against Stabaek.
Match Result & Total Goals Prediction: Molde & Over 2.5 Goals
Molde has won four of the previous five games while losing the only one against HJK in the away leg. However, MFK has been impressive at Aker Stadion with eight consecutive victories in Eliteserien and NM Cup, with six of these also seeing three or more goals. On the other hand, HJK has won just two of the previous five matches away from Bolt Arena. The only H2H meeting of these teams at Aker Stadion has also finished in favour of Molde. Therefore, we back Molde to have the upper hand and wrestle the lead back in this game, while also showcasing their greater scoring potential with over 2.5 goals seen.
Both Teams to Score Prediction: Yes
Although both H2Hs of these teams finished without BTTS outcome, we believe to see a change of trend in this game. Molde has not failed to score in any of the home games in Eliteserien since the start of the season 2023. On the other hand, HJK Helsinki has also notched goals in each of the previous five fixtures away from Bolt Arena. However, the Club allowed goals to be scored in all games during the aforestated period. Therefore, we expect to see goals from both ends of the field in this encounter.
Correct Score Prediction: 3-1 to Molde
Molde has rattled the net three times or more in three of the previous four games at Aker Stadion. MFK also thrashed Sarpsborg by five goals in the previous game in front of the home crowd. On the other hand, HJK Helsinki has been restricted to scoring only one goal in three of the previous five matches. Adding more, Eliteserien defending champions have conceded just two goals in the last five games at Aker Stadion, keeping three clean sheets. Therefore, we predict a comeback for Molde and a 3-1 lead to get into the next round of UCL Qualifiers.
Molde vs HJK: Form, Recent Games, and News
MFK travelled to Stabaek in the last game and found their fourth consecutive Eliteserien victory with a narrow 1-0 lead. Veton Berisha notched the only goal of the game by converting a penalty in the 62nd minute. Manager Erling Moe is fortunate to have a clean bill of health as he aims to mount a comeback in the second leg of UCL Qualifiers.
HJK Helsinki faced SJK in the previous game in Veikkausliiga and came from behind to record a 1-2 lead. Bojan Radulovic opened the scoring for HJK in the 55th minute and Anthony Olusanya provided his team with the lead five minutes after. The team’s preparation is affected with two players missing the game due to injuries.
FAQs regarding Molde vs HJK
Who is the referee for this match? Igor Pajac.
Who is the HJK player to watch? Topi Keskinen.
Who won the last Head to Head fixture? 1-0 to HJK.