Hacken will be hoping to restore some pride when they welcome Aberdeen to the Bravida Arena for Thursday’s Europa Conference League qualifier.
Per-Mathias Hogmo’s team will be holding out little hope of progression after the first leg, a heavy 5-1 defeat in Scotland.
Hacken vs Aberdeen latest odds
Nevertheless, they can be backed at 13/10 (2.30) with bet365 to at least reduce the aggregate deficit by coming out on top in Gothenburg.
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The Dons lifted their famous Cup Winners’ Cup trophy in this city back in 1983 and can be backed at 17/10 (2.70) to create another fond memory with a victory here.
The hosts were held to a 1-1 draw by Elfsborg in Sunday’s Allsvenskan clash, and you can get odds of 11/5 (3.20) on them playing out another stalemate in this one.
Hacken vs Aberdeen team news
Ali Youssef has been told he will not play again until 2022 after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in the first leg at Pittodrie.
Declan Gallagher is in line to make his competitive debut after missing the first leg through suspension, having been sent off in Motherwell’s defeat to Hapoel Be'er Sheva last season.
Hacken vs Aberdeen preview
Having arrived in Scotland in confident spirits after four successive league wins, the Wasps were blown away by a performance that will have surprised even the most optimistic of the returning home fans at Pittodrie.
With their pride hurt, the Swedish outfit will be determined to come out strong in the return leg and go at the visitors from the off.
However, that approach will surely play into the hands of Stephen Glass’ men, who cut through the opposition defence at will in the first leg and will be confident of causing more problems here.
Hacken vs Aberdeen predictions
All things considered, odds of 4/5 (1.80) seem generous on an open and attacking match producing over 2.5 goals in Sweden.
That bet would have paid out in five of Hacken’s last seven European matches, as well as four of Aberdeen’s previous five competitive fixtures.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.