Preview: Qarabag vs Molde

Qarabag are playing Molde at the Group H of Europa League on September 21.

Qarabag (also known as Karabakh, Qarabağ or ΚΑΡΑΜΠΑΧ) and Molde meet again 3 years after the Third qualifying round match which Molde won 0-0. Qarabag are approaching this clash after a victory over Sabah FK in Premier League last Sunday.

Molde are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 2 straight games against Odd and Haugesund, however, Molde have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now.

Recent Form

Qarabag have won Sabah FK in their previous match while Molde are on a winning streak – they have won Odd and Haugesund in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Qarabag have won 11 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 4, while Molde have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 3.


Qarabag have won 3 times (2-0 against Sabah FK on 17th of September, 0-2 against Olimpija on 25th of August and 2-1 against Araz on 20th of August), lost once (2-1 against Sabail on 3rd of September) and drew twice (1-1 against Olimpija on 1st of September and 1-1 against Kapaz on 28th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.


Molde have won 3 times (4-1 against Odd on 17th of September, 1-2 against Haugesund on 3rd of September and 2-0 against KI Klaksvik on 16th of August), lost twice (2-1 against Galatasaray on 30th of August and 2-3 against Galatasaray on 24th of August) and drew once (0-0 against Valerenga on 20th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team News


There aren’t many selection issues, with just the sole fitness concern for the Qarabag gaffer Gurban Gurbanov to contend with from an otherwise fully-primed set of players. Abbas Hüseynov (Unknown Injury) won’t play.


Thanks to a largely healthy group, there’s just the sole fitness worry for the Molde manager Erling Moe to be concerned with. Martin Linnes (Unknown Injury) misses out for this game.


Qarabag and Molde have met once since September 2020. Molde have won that match. The most recent match between them took place on September 17, 2020 at the Third qualifying round of Champions League where Molde won 0-0. Qarabag have scored 0 goals in these 1 head-to-head match in total and Molde have also scored 0.

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