FC Midtjylland vs AGF Aarhus
Competition: Danish Superligaen
Date: 4th December 2016
Kick-off: 18:00 CET
In the Danish Superligaen this weekend, a third-placed outfit host a side three places above the drop zone on Sunday evening, with FC Midtjylland welcoming AGF Aarhus to the MCH Arena. Midtjylland are big favourites to come out on top given their league position and superior form, and are expected to hand AGF a third defeat from their last four league games.
Home side Midtjylland are third in the Danish Superligaen with 32 points from 19 games this season, coming off the back of three wins from their last six. The favourites have been strong on home soil too, boasting four wins from five ahead of Sunday’s clash, and will cut their deficit to runners-up Brondby IF to three points if they can come out on top this weekend.
As for their opposition, visitors AGF Aarhus are 11th in the Superligaen table with 20 points, having won just one of their last four games. The away side have struggled on the road too, suffering six defeats from their last seven games, but can’t drop any places in the table given their five-point lead over 12th-placed Esbjerg.
AGF’s recent form is likely to see a home win at the MCH Arena on Sunday, but they do at least having the bragging rights from recent head-to-heads.
FC Midtjylland vs AGF Aarhus: Head to head stats
FC Midtjylland have failed to beat AGF Aarhus in their last three meetings in the Danish Superligaen, but did enjoy a five-game winning streak against the struggling visitors. Midtjylland have still only suffered one defeat to AGF in their last nine head-to-heads and they’re coming into this weekends’ clash in great shape to end their winless run in this fixture.
FC Midtjylland vs AGF Aarhus: Prediction
With FC Midtjylland so strong on home soil and AGF Aarhus struggling on the road, Sunday’s game could be one-sided. There are eight places and 12 points separating the two sides, and the visitors have lost two of their last three overall. FC Midtjylland should come out on top.
FC Midtjylland vs AGF Aarhus: Tips
- FC Midtjylland to Win