For PSV from the Netherlands and Basel from Switzerland, this Tuesday, July 23, the race for a place in the group stage of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League will begin. The teams, which were pre-qualified, open their participation in the qualifiers already in their third stage. The knockout game will be set against the Philips stadium in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The kick-off is scheduled for 3:00 pm EST. The return match was scheduled for July 30 in Basel.The knockout phase of the 2019/2020 edition of the Champions League is on its third step. They were left behind in the preliminary stage, in which of the four teams they played survived Kosovo’s KF Feronikeli. In the second stage, 32 teams were divided into 16 keys of two.The winners moved to the current stage, which counts 24 teams as it embraces eight pre-ranked teams. Of these, 12 will go to the next phase, the last of the contest, which is named after the playoffs and will indicate the six that will join the 26 pre-ranked. Are they:
PSV Eindhoven: Team form, news and statistics
PSV has ended the championship after Ajax, but is targeting the UEFA Champions League, having an example of the lances that started in the Preliminary Round 2, the previous season, and were only a few seconds away from the Madrid final. Van Bommel’s team did not have any formidable results in the preparations and won only one of the four friendly games. It was a 3-0 with Aris Thessaloniki, 10 days ago. PSV lost the last friendly, 0-2 with Wolfsburg, although it dominated and had enough chances to score. Defense issues have made the Germans triumph.Luuk De Jong left the PSV and will be replaced in the first 11 by Donnyel Malen, who scored 10 goals last season, although it was a reserve, more and more. Bergwijn and Lozano will help the 20-year-old in the attack. It was also brought to Portuguese Bruma, who did not play in the friendly with Aris, in which Malen managed a double. Afellay has returned after nearly a decade since he left Barcelona.
- Last 5 matches
- PSV – Wolfsburg 0-2
- PSV – Aris 3-0
- PSV – Nice 2-3
- PSV – Sion 0-0
- PSV – Heracles 3-1
Basel: Team Form, News and Statistics
Just like the opponent in Round 2, Basel finished second in the second round. However, if the PSV was 3 points behind the Ajax champion, the Swiss finished at no less than 20 points behind the Young Boys champion. If PSV came to the UEFA Champions League, Marcel Koller’s team was eliminated by PAOK in preliminary tournaments, so he only played in domestic competitions.Basel has won 4 of the 5 friendly matches. The VFB Stuttgart is the only one to defeat the Swiss (3-2). Basel did not face any problem in the first round of the championship, defeating it with 4-1 in the away game, Zion, who drew no goals in the match with PSV. Alban Ajeti and Luca Zuffi are the main dangers for PSV’s defensive. Both have scored with Zion and will be Eindhoven. You will also not miss Stocker, who also found himself on the scoreboard list.
- Last 5 matches
- Sion – Basel 1-4
- Basel – VfB Stuttgart 2-3
- Basel – Lausanne 4-1
- Nurnberg – Basel 0-4
- TSV Munich – Basel 1-5
1.Statistics of PSV Eindhoven v Basel direct matches
PSV and Basel met in a friendly match in 2015, won by the Swiss with 3-2.
Football Prediction of the Day PSV vs Basel
PSV and Basel come from championships that focus on the offensive. Both teams are accustomed to score a lot, and the defenses are not very well set up. The Eindhoven match should be the most spectacular of the evening. There have been at least 3 goals in the last 4 home matches of the Dutch and the last 5 moves of the Swiss. Betano offers the best odds.
Bet Tips: over 2.5 goals
PSV and Basel come from two championships that mark a lot and I anticipate that tonight we will have a lot of goals, especially since the Dutch will try to draw their qualification in the next round of the first match for no longer have emotions in Switzerland. The 3 precious PSVs have had at least 2 goals on the scoreboard and even if PSV has won only one match of these 3 is irrelevant, they are just training matches, it counts this match with Basel. The Swiss went almost perfectly in the friendly, 4 wins in 5 games, the poorest match having 4 goals. Basel scored at least 4 goals in the friendly match, less in defeat with Stuttgart, but also there the Swiss scored twice. The visiting team also started the championship with a clear victory in the away game, where scored 4 goals, against Zion. That’s why the bet of over 2 Asian goals seems to be one of the two teams in this match.
Prediction Today: Over 2 Asian Goals
Between PSV and Basel a hot fight is announced this evening. PSV ended the championship with 119 goals scored, an average of 3.5 goals per game. He has not lost any stage played on his own home in the previous season, so Basel will have a hard job. However, the stakes are huge, and even if he leaves with two chances, Basel will give everything on the ground. Defense lines work well in both camps: PSV won less than one goal per match in the championship, and Basel had the second best defensive in the league.
Bet Tips: Over 8.5 corners