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Sheriff vs Fola Esch Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Fola Esch survive a Sheriff onslaught in Moldova?

  • Sheriff host Fola Esch in the Champions League 1st Qualifying Round
  • Sheriff have won 15 of their last 16 Divizia Naționala home matches
  • Sheriff have won by 3+ goals in 3 of their last 4 home matches, scoring 18 goals in the process
  • Fola Esch have lost their last 4 Europa League matches
  • Can the Luxembourg club survive against Sheriff?
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FC Sheriff host CS Fola Esch in the Champions League 1st Qualifying Round on Wednesday (Getty Images)

Sheriff host Fola Esch in the Champions League 1st Qualifying Round on Wednesday. The Moldova club have scoring at a sensational rate at Sheriff Stadium, will their league form carry into the Champions League?

Sheriff Form


Sheriff won their 17th Moldavian league title last season, losing two of their 28 matches with a 60-9 goal difference. Zoran Zekic’s side started the 2020-21 season with eight straight wins.

They have been impressive at home, registering 6-0 wins against Codru Lozova and Dinamo-Auto alongside a 4-1 win against Petrocub last time out. Gabrijel Boban bagged a brace with Frank Castaneda and Charles Petro on target.

Sheriff Team News


Sheriff are missing injured centre-back Veaceslav Posmac. 

Fola Esch Form


Fola Esch finished second in the Luxembourg National Division last season. They won 15 of their 26 matches with a 65-28 goal difference. 

Sébastien Grandjean became manager in July and this will be his first competitive match in charge. 

Fola Esch went out 1-9 on aggregate against Genk in the 2018-19 Europa League 2nd qualifying round and 4-2 on aggregate against Chikhura Sachkhere in the Europa League 1st qualifying round last season.

Fola Esch Team News


Fola Esch are missing injured striker Gauthier Caron. 

Sheriff vs Fola Esch Head to Head


This is the first match between Sheriff and Fola Esch.

Sheriff vs Fola Esch Odds


Sheriff are 1.22 favourites at bet365 with Fola Esch available at 20.00 at betfair. A draw is available at 6.50.

The handicap markets are in play here with Sheriff 1.72 in the -1 handicap. 

Sheriff vs Fola Esch Match Up


Sheriff have a dangerous attack with forwards Gabrijel Boban, Frank Castaneda and Anatole Abang combining to score 14 goals in eight league matches this season.

Sheriff have been in great form in the Divizia Nationala, especially at home where they have scored 18 goals in their last four matches.

Fola Esch are lacking fire power up front with last seasons top scorers Moussa Seydi and Ken Corral no longer at the club.

Sheriff vs Fola Esch Stats


  • Sheriff have won 15 of their last 16 home matches (Divizia Nationala).
  • Sheriff have won by 2+ goals in 7 of their last 8 home matches (Divizia Nationala).
  • Sheriff have won by 3+ goals in 3 of their last 4 home matches (Divizia Nationala).
  • Sheriff have won 1-0 in 3 of their last 5 home matches (Europa League).
  • Fola Esch have lost their last 4 matches (Europa League).
  • Fola Esch have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches (Europa League).
  • Fola Esch have failed to score in 4 of their last 5 away matches (Europa League).

Sheriff vs Fola Esch FAQ

Where can I watch the Sheriff vs Fola Esch live stream online?

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Where is Sheriff vs Fola Esch being played?

Sheriff vs Fola Esch is being played at Sheriff Stadium in Tiraspol, Moldova.

When is Sheriff vs Fola Esch being played?

Sheriff vs Fola Esch is being played at 19:00 BST on Tuesday 18 August 2020.

What competition are Sheriff vs Fola Esch playing in?

Sheriff vs Fola Esch are playing in the UEFA Champions League 1st Qualifying Round.

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Verdict

Sheriff have been in great form in the Divizia Nationala, especially at home where they are scoring for fun. Expect the Moldovan club to be too strong.

Best Bet: Sheriff -1 Handicap Handicap @-138.89 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Sheriff Win to Nil Win to Nil @-111.11 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Sheriff Win 3-0 Correct Score @650 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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