A UEFA League Group G clash between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and FC Steaua Bucuresti forms the second match of this week’s Sportpesa Jackpot. Hapoel Be’er Sheva come into this match off the back of a 3-1 away win over Hapoel Ra’anana and will be seeking to build on that win. Against Lugano at home in their first group match, Hapoel Be’er Sheva won 2-1, and are hopeful of another home win. They lost 3-1 away to Viktoria Plzen in their second match.
Steaua Bucuresti beat Viktoria Plzen 3-0 in their first Europa League group match and then won again 2-1 away against Lugano. They are undefeated in their last seven matches in all competitions (5w 2D) and they will be out to defend this fine run. FC Steaua Bucuresti rested some key players against Voluntari in their last domestic match and they were held to a goalless away draw. They have to make the decision count by winning against Hapoel Be’er Sheva.
Considering their wonderful performances in the European competition, FC Steaua Bucuresti are likely to record a third win.