Verdict: Moldova to attain
Moldova is travelling to the Czech Republic with hopes of ending 2nd in Group E and reaching historical past. The match will begin at 21:45 with greater than 12 000 followers backing their favorites to win.
The Czech Republic lacked consistency within the Euro Qualifiers marketing campaign with many unconvincing outcomes. The hosts are 2nd with 11 factors with Albania topping the group. Scoring solely 9 objectives in 7 matches exhibits an absence of accuracy in entrance of the opposition’s purpose. The newest outcomes spotlight that Czech Republic’s kind is dipping after pulling a slender dwelling win in opposition to Faroe Island (1-0) and struggling a heavy defeat at leaders Albania (3-0). Nevertheless, the group is undefeated at dwelling this marketing campaign displaying some spectacular soccer like within the 3-1 dwelling victory in opposition to Poland. An important level gained Friday in Poland had positioned the Czech Republic as favourites to qualify for subsequent’s 12 months European match.
The hosts have yet another hurdle to beat, the ultimate match of this qualification marketing campaign performed at dwelling in opposition to Moldova. Jaroslav Silhavy is trying to repeat historical past when the golden technology of soccer gamers like Koller, Smicer, Baros, and Rosicky impressed a 5-0 dwelling win in opposition to Moldova within the 2004 Euro qualification. A draw as nicely shall be sufficient to e-book the tickets for Germany.
Patrick Schick, the prolific Bayer Leverkusen striker, was not known as as much as face Moldova working laborious to recuperate from his calf damage. His absence was felt within the Faroe Islands’ tough win, Tomas Cvancara, the younger Monchengladbach striker didn’t make an affect within the opposition’s field.
Holes and Krejci will begin because the centre backs with Doudera and Jurasek overlaying the perimeters. Soucek, West Ham’s star shall be trying to repeat his sensible efficiency he had in opposition to Farole Island. The gifted midfielder scored the one purpose of the match. Lingr, Cerny and Hlozek will provide assist for Cvancara who will attempt to rating and convey to his group a much-needed victory.
Moldova’s progress on the earth of soccer is apparent. The guests went from being a facet with no actual achievements to battling for a Euro qualification. Moldova proved that it will possibly compete with the heavyweights of Europe’s nationwide soccer groups. With 10 factors from 7 video games, Moldova proved to be a tricky nut to crack. Because of the shocking level received in Poland (1-1), the hosts are nonetheless in rivalry to attain historical past by qualifying at a European last match. Scoring objectives is one thing that Moldova is doing frequently, having 6 consecutive matches with no less than one purpose scored.
The guests have their religion in their very own arms after scoring a late equalizer in opposition to leaders Albania (1-1 last rating). It was a formidable efficiency from Moldova who can obtain historical past in the event that they win in opposition to the Czech Republic. Having solely a inhabitants of two.6 million, Moldova can develop into the smallest nation to qualify for EURO. Drawing at dwelling with the Czech Republic and defeating Poland exhibits that Sergei Clescenco’s gamers are an actual menace that must be thought-about.
Sergei Clescenco will follow his 5-2-3 system, hoping to ship a devastating blow to his adversaries. Vladislav Baboglo shall be trying to make his presence within the set items and rating, serving to his group like he did with Albania.
Craciun, Baboglo and Posmac the three center-backs, shall be trying to repeat the current unbelievable efficiency in opposition to Albania. Motpan and Rata will cowl the empty areas left in the course of the pitch. Caicamacov, Nicolaescu and Postolachi shall be trying to rating and make historical past.
Key components to contemplate
- The Czech Republic by no means misplaced in opposition to Moldova (W2D1).
- The hosts misplaced just one recreation on this calendar 12 months (3-0 away with Albania).
- Jaroslav Silhavy’s gamers can qualify for Euro 2024 in the event that they don’t lose in opposition to Moldova.
- The guests have their best-ever qualification marketing campaign, reaching the final spherical with actual possibilities to attain historical past.
- Moldova misplaced just one recreation within the qualifiers, 2-0 away with Albania.
- Sergei Clescenco’s group scored no less than 1 purpose in all of their final 6 video games.
The Czech Republic has 2 choices to qualify: a win or a draw. The hosts are the higher facet on paper however Moldova is an actual menace contemplating the shocking outcomes achieved to date. The hosts shall be on the entrance foot, trying to rating early, leaving areas for the guests to hit on the break. I take into account Moldova to attain is being priced very nicely by the bookies.
Verdict: Moldova to attain
Finest odds: 2.45