The UEFA Champions League is back with another round of qualifying matches this week as Legia Warsaw take on FC Flora on Tuesday. Both teams can be impressive in their day and have a point to prove in this game.
FC Flora finished second in the league last season and will need to take it up a notch this year. The Estonian team have a lot of work to do in their qualifying campaign and cannot afford to miss this week.
Legia Warsaw, on the other hand, have been in excellent form in recent weeks and could qualify for the UEFA Champions League this year. The Polish giants won the Ekstraklasa by a five-point margin last year and are holding the upper hand in this game.
Head to head FC Flora vs Legia Warsaw
Legia Warsaw have an impressive record against FC Flora and have won the only game played between the two teams. FC Flora have never beaten Legia Warsaw and have a point to prove in this match.
The previous match between the two teams was in the first leg last week and ended in a 2-1 victory for Legia Warsaw. FC Flora troubled their opponents that day and will have to take things up a notch this week.
FC Flora Form Guide: LWWWD
Legia Warsaw Form Guide: WWLWW
FC Flora vs Legia Warsaw Team news
Mark Anders Lepik is currently recovering from a long-term injury and will be excluded from the squad. FC Flora are unlikely to make any drastic changes to their squad for this game.
Injured: Mark Anders Lepik
Tomas Pekhart is back from Euro 2020 and will likely be available for selection in that game. Legia Warsaw is unlikely to experience a winning combination before this match.
FC Flora vs Legia Warsaw Predicts XI
Flora Predicts XI (4-2-3-1): Matvei Igonen; Michael Lilander, Henrik Purg, Marten Kuusk, Marco Lukka; Martin Miller, Markus Soomets; Konstantin Vassiljev, Henrik Ojamaa, Sergei Zenjov; Rauno Sappinen
Legia Warsaw Predicts XI (3-4-3): Artur Boruc; Artur Jedrzejczyk, Mattias Johansson, Mateusz Hołownia; Kacper Skibicki, Bartosz Slisz, André Martins, Vegard Kongsro; Ernest Muci, Liquinhas, Mahir Emreli
Prediction FC Flora vs Legia Warsaw
Legia Warsaw have established themselves as one of the strongest teams in Poland and are among the favorites to pass the qualifying round. Mahir Emreli is in excellent form right now and could make an impact in this game.
FC Flora troubled their Polish opponents last week and are perfectly capable of creating a surprise. Legia Warsaw are the best team on paper, however, and should be in a position to secure an overall victory.
Prediction: FC Flora 1-1 Legia Warsaw
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