Tuesday at 19:45 pm on “Elbasan Arena” in Elbasani, Albania will visit Iceland in a match counting for the sixth round of the preliminary group H of EURO 2020.
The Albanians come after a cold shower in France where they gave up clearly with the score of 4-1 while the Nordics approach the duel with a good morale after the victory at the non-presentation score obtained in front of Moldova on their own ground, score 3-0.
Albania is in the 4th place in the group with 6 points while Iceland is in the third place with 12 points on equal footing but with France and Turkey, the three being separated by the goalkeeper.
In the tour the Icelanders took advantage of their own advantage by gaining a 1-0 lead with a goal scored by Gudmundsson in the 22nd minute, at the end of a more balanced match than the Nordics had expected, with the Albanians having good playing time and succeeding many times to rise to the level of Icelanders and even to be above them in some areas, such as the possession of the ball, 53% -47% in favor of Albania or corners 7-1 also in favor of Albanians.
The stake of the three points put into play on Tuesday is a huge one especially for Icelanders who are condemned to get all three points to stay at the same level as France and Turkey, formations that will have an easy mission on Tuesday when they meet Andorra and Moldova .
PREDICTION: Both teams to score / NO @ 1,71