Sports Innovation previews the Europa League match between Dinamo Zagreb and Sevilla and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The spotlight is on both Dinamo Zagreb and Sevilla, as the pair meet for the second leg of their Europa League knockout tie. They face each other on Thursday at the Stadion Maksimir.
Sevilla stole bragging rights in the first leg, smashing Dinamo Zagreb 3-1 in Spain to take a two-goal aggregate lead. Julen Lopetegui’s men will progress into the last-16 if they can at least avoid losing by more than one goal in the return leg.
The record 6-time Europa League winners are doing fine when it comes to goal scoring. Sevilla scored 19 times in their last 10 matches in the competition. They created an average of just 1.9 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 4 of these matches, conceding 8 goals which is an average of 0.8 per game.
In contrast, Dinamo Zagreb are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady 14 goals in their previous 10 Europa League matches for an average of 1.4 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 12 goals, or an average of 1.2 goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to clean sheet 3 times in this run.
Facts and figures for Dinamo Zagreb vs Sevilla in Europa League.
- Dinamo Zagreb have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
- Dinamo Zagreb have won the last 6 matches in a row
- Dinamo Zagreb have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- Dinamo Zagreb have conceded in 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Dinamo Zagreb have not conceded in 5 of the last 6 matches
- Sevilla have scored in 20 of the last 21 matches
- Sevilla have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Sevilla played, both teams scored
- Sevilla have not won the last 3 matches in a row
Current form — Dinamo Zagreb vs Sevilla
Hosts struggling for results
Dinamo Zagreb have struggled to get everything together in recent outings. They claimed a 2-1 win against HNK Gorica in the first of their last 3 matches before getting trounced against Sevilla by a 3-1 scoreline. Last time out, more disappointment followed as NK Lokomotiva held them to a 0-0 draw.
Spanish visitors looking good
Sevilla look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They ran out 2-0 and 3-1 winners against Elche and Dinamo Zagreb, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Espanyol, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
How do the bookies view it?
Betting on Sevilla will get you odds 2.15, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 47% chance of beating Dinamo Zagreb. You can get a price of 3.55, should you wish to add Dinamo Zagreb to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Sevilla – Fixture History
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Sevilla came away as 3-1 winners. It was a match played at Estadio R. Sanchez Pizjuan back in February 2022 in the Europa League.
Ahead of their latest Europa League match, both Dinamo Zagreb and Sevilla will be looking for their main strikers. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.