The first game on this Smart Acca comes from the Europa League as Brighton & Hove Albion travels to AEK Athens with Roberto De Zerbi’s men knowing that a victory would seal qualification to the knockout stages.
AEK Athens’ last Europa League match resulted in a 2-0 home defeat to Olympique Marseille, but, their domestic form has remained strong, having drawn 1-1 away at Kifisia while beating PAOK 2-0, Lamia 3-0 and PAS Giannina 1-0.
Brighton will be hoping that they’ve turned a corner, as following back-to-back 1-1 draws with Fulham and Everton, they have managed 2-0 and 3-2 victories over Ajax and Nottingham Forest on either side of a 1-1 home draw with Sheffield United.
TSC and West Ham face off on matchday five of Group A in the Europa League, with the visitors looking to replicate their 3-1 home win over the Serbian outfit back on 21st September.
The hosts have been inconsistent of late, having drawn 1-1 away at Crvena Zvezda before beating Cukaricki 2-0 prior to 5-0 and 2-1 losses to Freiburg and Vojvodina. TSC managed to beat Partizan Belgrade 4-0 in their last outing.
West Ham have won four of their last five games, with the only blot on the Irons copybook being their 3-2 loss at Brentford, having beaten Arsenal 3-1 in the League Cup, before earning further 1-0, 3-2 and 2-1 victories over Olympiakos, Nottingham Forest and Burnley.
An out-of-form Hacken side goes head-to-head with Bayer Leverkusen at Bravida Arena in Group H of the Europa League.
Hacken have won one of their last five outings, with this win being an impressive 4-2 victory over Malmo following 2-1 and 5-1 defeats to Mjalby and Molde. Since then, Hacken have suffered further 3-1 and 2-1 loss to Molde and Brommapojkarna.
Xabi Alonso’s men are in sensational form and have won all of their last five matches, beating Sandhausen 5-2, Hoffenheim 3-2, Qarabag 1-0, Union Berlin 4-0 and Werder Bremen 3-0.
Liverpool hosts LASK at Anfield in Group E of the Europa League, with Jurgen Klopp’s men looking to confirm their place in the knockout stages.
The Reds come in as firm favourites, but, have won just two of their last five matches, doing so by 2-1 and 3-0 scorelines against Bournemouth and Brentford. In and around the aforementioned victories, they could only draw 1-1 with Luton Town and Manchester City on either side of a 3-2 loss away at Toulouse.
LASK have won four of their last five matches, defeating Kapfenberger on penalties after a 0-0 draw in the Austrian Cup, before going on to beat Sturm Graz 3-1 and Union Saint-Gilloise prior to a 2-0 loss at Blau-Weiss Linz. In their last match, LASK managed to beat WSG Tirol 1-0 at home thanks to a goal from Robert Zulj.
Aston Villa versus Legia Warsaw is the only Europa Conference League pick on this Smart Acca, with Unai Emery’s men looking to carry on their red-hot vein of form.
The Villans have won four of their last five fixtures, with their only defeat coming via a 2-0 scoreline against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. Away from that loss, Emery’s men have earned impressive 3-1 victories over Luton and Fulham on either side of a 2-1 win against AZ Alkmaar. In their last match, Villa earned a stunning 2-1 win at Tottenham as Pau Torres and Ollie Watkins fired in goals on either side of half time.
Legia Warsaw actually leads the way in Group E and are level on points with Villa. The Polish Ekstraklasa outfit are unbeaten in their last five outings, drawing their last two matches with Warta Poznan 2-2 and Lech Poznan 0-0 after three wins in a row over Zrinjski 2-0, Radomiak 1-0 and Tychy 3-0.
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