Derry City FC
18:00 GMT 29 June 2017
Midtjylland vs. Derry City match will be played on Thursday, June 29, at the MCH Arena, Herning. This is the first leg of Europa League first qualifying round. Midtjylland was 5th in the 2016/17 season, and they beat Randers by 3:0 in the Europa League playoffs final, while Derry City is currently 5th in the Danish league with 28 points after 19 matches.
So far, these teams haven't played against each other.
Midtjylland finished the previous season successfully, although they were outsiders in the fight for the place in Europa League. In 2015/16 they even reached the first knockout phase of the competition, where they were kicked out by the hands of Manchester United, while in the previous season they started qualifying cycle from the first qualifying phase as well, eliminated Suduva, Vaduz, and Videotron, before Osmanlispor finished their run in the last qualifying stage.
Latest matches: FC Midtjylland
|24.06.2017||Club||FC Midtjylland||Aalborg BK||1:0||W|
|01.06.2017||Supe||FC Midtjylland||Randers FC||3:0||W|
|28.05.2017||Supe||FC Midtjylland||Lyngby BK||0:3||L|
|20.05.2017||Supe||FC Nordsjalland||FC Midtjylland||2:3||W|
|17.05.2017||Supe||FC Midtjylland||FC Copenhagen||3:2||W|
Derry City is currently trailing by five points behind Bray Wanderers, which is the place that leads to Europa League qualifiers at the end of the season. Derry will have to find their form as soon as possible, or they will fail to accomplish their goals for this season.
Latest matches: Derry City FC
|23.06.2017||Prem||Derry City FC||Cork City FC||1:2||L|
|16.06.2017||Prem||Bray Wanderers AFC||Derry City FC||3:2||L|
|02.06.2017||Prem||Derry City FC||Galway United FC||2:1||W|
|26.05.2017||Prem||Drogheda United FC||Derry City FC||0:0||D|
|23.05.2017||Prem||Dundalk FC||Derry City FC||0:0||D|
Midtjylland is a favorite to qualify for the next phase. Derry City is in a poor form at the moment, but they won't surrender without a fight, that's for sure!
29 June 2017 - 18:00 GMT
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