Malmo vs Sivasspor: Europa League Qualifier Live stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over GIF Sundsvall in an Allsvenskan fixture last Sunday, while Sivasspor suffered a 3-0 defeat to Adana Demirspor in a Super Lig match on the same day.

file photo of Malmo FF's training session; Credit: Twitter/@Malmo_FF

Malmo FF will host Sivasspor in the first leg of the Europa League playoff at the Eleda Stadion on Thursday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over GIF Sundsvall in an Allsvenskan fixture last Sunday, while Sivasspor suffered a 3-0 defeat to Adana Demirspor in a Super Lig match on the same day. Malmo had gotten the better of Diddling in the third round of the Europa League qualifying. The visitors, meanwhile, are heading into the match without a win from their opening three games of the 2022-23 campaign and would be hoping to end the dry spell and place one step in the group stages of the Europa League. 

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Malmo are currently sitting fourth in the Allsvenskan table with 33 points from 18 games. In their recent outing against GIF sundsvall, the Blue Ones netted three times courtesy of a brace from Isaac Thelin and one goal from Veljko Birmancevic. Prior to that, Malmo secured a 5-2 aggregate win over Diddeleng to reach this far in the Europa League qualifiers. The Swedish outfit managed to secure a 3-0 win in the first leg at home courtesy of strikes from Thelin, Ola Taivonen and Birmancivic. The second leg ended in a 2-2 draw and Malmo went through as aggregate winners.

Sivasspor, on the other hand, have been going through a lean patch, losing two of their last three games across all competition. In their recent outing against Adana Demirspor, the Braves conceded three times through Younes Belhanda, Henry, Onyekuru and Babajide David Akintola. Riza Calimbay’s side had finished 11th in the Turkish top division last term and won  the 2021-22 Turkick cup title.

Probable Lineups

Malmo forward Adi Nalic is sidelined with an ACL injury, while Mahame Siby is nursing a hip problem. Veteran forward Ola Toivonen is likely to lead the line with Turay and Cessay in support. Pena and Rakip could pull the strings in the midfield, with Berget and Larsson occupying the flanks. As for Sivasspor, midfielder Hakan Arslan is nursing a calf problem, defender Samba Camara is also unavailable for Thursday’s game because of a knee injury. Yatabare is likely to be the target-man upfront with Kesgin, Gretel and Yesilyurt in support. 

Malmo FF probable starting lineup: Dahlin; Nielsen, Moisander, Olsson, Berget, Pena, Rakip, Larsson, Turay, Ceesay, Toivonen

Sivasspor probable starting lineup: Yoldiirim; Paluli, Appindangoye, Osmanpasa, Erdal, Cofie, Ulvestad, Yesilyurt, Kesgin, Gradel, Yatabare

Malmo FF vs Sivasspor Live Schedule and Fixture

The Europa League playoff match between Malmo FF and Sivasspor will take place at Eleda stadion on Thursday at 10:30 pm IST.

Malmo FF vs SivassporKey details
DateAugust 18
VenueEleda stadion
Kickoff time in Sweden7:00 pm
Kickoff time in Turkey8:00 pm

Where to watch Malmo FF vs Sivasspor ?

The live telecast of the match is available on MFF PLay Premium and TRT Spor.




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