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Preview: Copenhagen vs Trabzonspor - predictions, team news, lineups

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Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s Champions League match between Copenhagen and Trabzonspor. This includes predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

copenhagen host Trabzonspor in the champions league In the qualifying playoff round, the 2-1 winner advances to the group stage.

The visitors have not advanced beyond the qualifying rounds since the 2011-12 season, but Copenhagen made it last in the 2016-17 campaign.

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The manager of Copenhagen who won the Danish Superliga for the first time in three years Jess Thorrup Determined to see his team rewarded by reaching the Group Stage of the Champions League.

For a club of Copenhagen’s size, the financial income from properly reaching elite European competition will help retain and attract better and more ambitious players in the medium term.

But Sorap’s side, who have lost three of their first five league games this season, secured a crucial two-match tie against the Turkish champions in the best possible way with Friday’s 3-1 home defeat. I can say that I never went to Parken Landers is of particular concern given his usual strength at the stadium.

However, the 52-year-old will undoubtedly get his team on fire heading into such an important match, and will be expected to perform better afterward.

Abdullah Avci, now in charge of Trabzonspor, taken in 2019© Reuters

Meanwhile, Trabzonspor capped off a remarkable season by winning the Turkish Super Rig for the first time in 38 years.

Abdullah Avci Istanbul Basaksehir led them to two runners-up finishes in their previous managerial duties, but the 59-year-old Basaksehir was one spot ahead of Karadeniz Firtinasi and ended up eight points behind second-placed Fenerbahce.

Former Copenhagen striker Andreas Cornelius He led the line brilliantly in his debut season with the club, eventually scoring 15 league goals during the campaign.

The 29-year-old may have mixed feelings about the prospect of playing against his hometown team on Tuesday, but in the end, he’s determined to prioritize his professional pride over personal love. Expected and a draw result.

Copenhagen format (all competitions):

Trabzonspor form (all competitions):

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Trabzonspor's Anthony Nwakaemé celebrates with Trabzonspor's first goal on 6 March 2022 with Edin Bisca, Manolis Siopis, Timoteus Puchaci, Abdulkadir Omur and his teammates© Reuters

Copenhagen have a number of injury concerns for their two main goalkeepers ahead of Tuesday’s home leg. Matthew Ryan (knee) and Kamil Glabara (facial fractures) were both excluded.

Karl Johann Johnson Deputies between sticks, David Cocholaba (shoulder), Nikolai Boylesen (knock), Peter Ankersen (ankle), Mohammed Dalamy (knock) and Luther Singh (disease) is unlikely to appear at all.

Sorap used only the club’s captain Zeka Last time he was off the bench, the 33-year-old should be back in midfield. Rasmus Folk.

Trabzonspor, on the other hand, moves without a key attacker Edin BiscaHe is likely out until November after breaking his arm in Friday’s 1-0 win over Hatayspor.

Yusuf Erdogan You can replace Visca on the right side with him, Trezeguet Cornelius’ attack must be closely supported.

veteran midfielder Marek Hamsik Also ruled out for calf injuries, Bruno Perez, Serkan Asan When Hakan Yesil are not available at all.

Candidates for Copenhagen’s starting XI:
Johnson; Diks, Vavro, Khocholava, Kristiansen. Lelager, Zeka,, babakar, dalami

Candidates for Trabzonspor’s starting XI:
Kakir; Larsen, Tokozu, Hugo, and Elmari. Omur, Siopis, Bacacetas.Erdogan, Cornelius, Trezeguet

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Copenhagen 1-1 Trabzonspor.

With both teams losing key players to injuries, the quality of play in general is likely to suffer, putting these teams in particular at great risk.

However, Trabzonspor are clearly starting the season in good shape and hope to avoid defeat and establish themselves as the favorites to reach the group stage.

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