Rosenborg vs Dundalk
UEFA Champions League 2017/18 – Second qualifying round
Date: Wednesday, 19th July 2017
Kick-off at 18:15 UK / 19:15 CET
Venue: Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim.
Rosenborg scratched Dundalk's awesome late protective record a week ago and are fancied to finish the employment of gaining Champions Association ground on home soil.
The Irish title-holders had kept nine wipe sheets out of 10 locally before facilitating the Norwegian side a week ago and made the perfect begin to this tie when David McMillan gave them an eighteenth moment lead at Oriel Stop.
Yet, just before half-time it was all-square again as Tore Reginiussen put an uncommon objective past the Dundalk protection and with no further increments to the scoreline, it implies Rosenborg are hot top picks to go on and book a meeting in the following round with Celtic, banning a shocking rebound from Linfield in Glasgow.
Dundalk did, obviously, challenge the Europa Class bunch organize last season in the wake of bowing out of the Champions Alliance qualifiers against Legia Warsaw, and it was on account of their triumph over BATE Borisov in the past round of that opposition that they got the opportunity to play round-robin matches against Zenit St Petersburg, AZ Alkmaar and Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Be that as it may, amid a year ago's European battle, the main outcome far from home that Stephen Kenny's side accomplished which would be sufficient, if rehashed, to send them through here was a 2-2 draw with the Icelandic champions, and there is probably Rosenborg are more grounded than those adversaries were.
Rosenborg have won the best flight in Norway throughout the previous two years and are well on course to finish the cap trap, at present five focuses clear at the highest point of the table soon after the midway sign of the battle.
Dundalk are set to lose their title because of the powerful type of Plug City, in spite of their own extensive change generally following a poor spell up to early May, and there could be further dissatisfaction in store with the finish of their European inclusion at the primary obstacle.
Rosenborg versus Dundalk: No holds barred
In Ireland, the two groups got once in the main half, yet the second half was a considerable measure slower with just a single shot on objective seen. Their initially meeting finished as a draw, and high probability the forthcoming conflict closes as a tie.
Rosenborg versus Dundalk: Expectation
One objective could choose a champ, consequently chiefs will decide on a careful approach, especially in the prior phases of the match, with the second half observing a ton of assaulting play.