PAOK hosts Besiktas
PAOK hosts Besiktas at the Stadio Toumbas in Thessaloniki in one of the best games from the second qualifying round of the Champions League. It’s always a huge event when teams from Greece and Turkey face each other in Europe. Let’s preview it in our football best betting tips for today.
For PAOK it’s going to be a first official game for the new season. They played some friendlies, but now against Besiktas it’s going to be a completely new thing compared to them.
The Portuguese manager Abel Ferreira starts his second season in PAOK. Last season the club finished second in the Greek Super League, but now they are motivated to win the title again just like they did it in 2019.
There are some interesting names at PAOK. Maybe you’ve heard about Arsenal’s former striker Chuba Akpom who is now playing in Greece. At the same time the captain Dimitris Pelkas remains instrumental for the team. There are also players from Spain, Brazil, Argentina and Croatia in PAOK’s squad.
For the Turkish giants Besiktas it’s going to be a first official game for the season as well. During the 2019/20 campaign the Black Eagles finished third in the Turkish Super Lig, so now they will try to improve on that.
It’s going to be a debut season for Besiktas’ new manager Sergen Yalcin. He’s a former player for the club, but now he’s going to manage it for a first time. Last season Yalcin was managing another Turkish club – Yeni Malatyaspor.
There are some interesting players in Besiktas’ current squad, too. The Canadian captain Atiba Hutchinson remains an influental member of the team, while you probably know Barcelona’s former player Douglas, the Serbian international Adem Ljajic, Domagoj Vida, Tyler Boyd and Jeremain Lens.
These are our football best betting tips for the Champions League match from the second qualifying round between PAOK and Besiktas. Just one game is going to decide who will progress in the competition, so we expect a great match here.