It’s at the halfway point of the group stage shot Still empty-handed in the Europa League If Linz want to maintain their chances of promotion or at least go through to the intermediate rounds of the Conference League, they need to face Belgian league leaders Royal Union Saint-Gillois at home on Thursday (6.45pm). Need to win. shot Depending on home advantage at the Raiffeisen Arena.
He gambled on the first leg in Brussels shot By conceding two goals at the end (84th, 94th) we took a 1-0 lead at half time. A good first half was not enough for the first feeling of success, but it gives Linzers confidence. “We still strongly believe in our chances for the winter season in the European Cup. You saw in the first leg that Saint-Gillois has a lot of quality, but we have definitely been able to maintain it,” explained coach Thomas Segeder.
His side have been on a high since the international break, beating champions Austria and sending Sturm Graz to the top of the table with a 3-1 win on Sunday. “My team’s confidence has increased and it has performed very well in the last few matches. If we build on our recent performances, I am confident that we can get the first three points in the Europa League,” Szegeder said optimistically.
Despite a dip in form, Sturm Graz headed to Bergamo to spring a surprise. Austria’s football runners-up will look to keep their chances of Europa League promotion alive after a guest appearance at fifth-placed Atalanta in the Italian league. “To surprise, we need a collective top performance,” Sturm coach Christian Ilzer said ahead of Thursday’s (9pm) fourth-round game.