Step Five in Denmark will end Monday with the match between Randers and Esbjerg, the game will start at 20:00.
The two teams have picked up a European Cup place at the end of last season, Randers finishing 3 Esbjerg with a place below. Host band began the championship slightly weak, perhaps because they felt that Europa League shows greater importance. The band Englishman Colin Todd was however eliminated from European competition, and now can focus 100% on the championship.
Before this stage, Randers was in 7th place with 5 points, with seven goals apiece received. On the other hand, Esbjerg had a very good start, ranking second with a dowry of 12 points in both attack and defense operating at high parameters, scoring 12 goals guest band, receiving 3. But that might Esbjerg prudent to approach this game, given that, midweek, has Europe League match against an opponent hard enough, Saint Etienne.
In the last match at home, Midtjylland Randers was defeated by a score of 1-3, so the only defeat in front of their fans in the last 5 games of the ‘horses’. On the other side, Esbjerg earned three wins in the last 5 trips championship, suffering two defeats, all three being successful guest victories without receiving any goals. In the last movement, Esbjerg was imposed in front of Brondby 2-0. Moreover, in six of the last seven trips in the Super League, matches from Esbjerg had more than two goals. Mick van Buren is the most prolific scorer in the side with four goals scored, while Randers it could be the top scorer Ronnie Schwartz, 5 successful, the Danish striker scoring in each of the 4 matches.
Last match between Randers and Esbjerg direct was played last season on neutral ground, in the Danish Cup final, when Esbjerg won 1-0. In the last match of the championship at home, Randers managed to win 2-1 after coming back from 0-1, both goals the hosts being the same successful Schwartz.