Zorya Luhansk vs Bodo/Glimt prediction, preview, team news and more | UEFA Europa Conference League 2021-22

Bodo/Glimt must win in order to qualify for the last 16
Bodo/Glimt must win in order to qualify for the last 16

Zorya Luhansk host Bodo/Glimt at the Slavutych-Arena on Thursday in their final group stage encounter of the Europa Conference League.

With only six points from five games, the Muzhyky have already been eliminated from the competition.

They trail Bodo/Glimt by five points and AS Roma by four, but Viktor Skrypnyk's side will be hoping to bow out on a high.

Bodo/Glimt, meanwhile, have surpassed all expectations in the campaign and are now aiming to secure a last-16 berth over Jose Mourinho's troops.

They only have to equal or better the Serie A outfit's result in the other game against CSKA Sofia.

Zorya Luhansk vs Bodo/Glimt Head-To-Head

The September reverse between the sides was their first-ever clash in Europe.

The Norwegian outfit secured a comfortable 3-1 victory at home on the opening matchday courtesy of three second-half goals.

Artem Hromov pulled one back for the visitors in stoppage-time.

Уже завтра луганська «Зоря» зіграє з норвезьким футбольним клубом «Буде-Глімт» на полі «Славутич-Арени» в рамках 6-го туру групового етапу Ліги Конференцій УЄФА. Сьогодні ж луганчани провели традиційне передматчеве тренування на базі…

Zorya Luhansk Form Guide (all competitions): W-L-L-W-W

Bodo/Glimt Form Guide (all competitions): D-W-W-D-D

Zorya Luhansk vs Bodo/Glimt Team News

Zorya Luhansk

Mykyta Shevchenko is a long-term absentee with a hamstring injury and will remain sidelined on Thursday.

The side's top-scorer Allahyar Sayyadmanesh was missing in action at the weekend but will return to lead the line in this clash.

Injured: Mykyta Shevchenko

Suspended: None

Unavailable: None

TERMINADO FK Bodo Glimt 3-1 Zorya Luhansk Bodo Glimt: Min 48: U.Saltnes Bodo Glimt: Min 49: O.Solbakken Bodo Glimt: Min 60: A.Pellegrino Zorya Luhansk: Min 91: A.Gromov


The Lightnings have a clean bill of health coming into Thursday's encounter.

Despite a draw at the weekend, manager Kjetil Knutsen is unlikely to make too many changes to his starting XI.

Top-scorer Eric Botheim, who already has 20 goals for the season, couldn't find the target in the last match and will look to get on the scoresheet on Thursday.

Injured: None

Suspended: None

Unavailable: None

Zorya Luhansk vs Bodo/Glimt Predicted XI

Zorya Luhansk (4-3-3): Dmytro Matsapura; Denys Favorov, Maksym Imerekov, Vitaliy Vernydub, Juninho; Vladyslav Kabayev, Lovro Cvek, Serhiy Buletsa; Shahab Zahedi, Allahyar Sayyadmanesh, Artem Hromov.

Bodo/Glimt (4-3-3): Nikita Khaykin; Alfons Sampsted, Brede Moe, Marius Lode, Morten Konradsen; Ulrik Saltnes, Patrick Berg, Hugo Vetlesen; Ola Solbakken, Erik Botheim, Amahl Pellegrino.

Zorya Luhansk vs Bodo/Glimt Prediction

This will be an interesting affair as both sides have a good attacking arsenal that can hurt each other.

Even though the home side do not have a qualification objective, they aren't likely to go down without a fight.

We're predicting a high-scoring draw.

Prediction: Zorya Luhansk 2-2 Bodo/Glimt

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