Albania vs Israel
2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, Group G.
Date: Saturday, 12th November 2016
Kick-off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Elbasan Arena, Elbasan.
The two mid-table teams in group G also considered as the second class teams in the group, Albania and Israel will take on each other on Saturday at Stadium Loro Borici in the game week 4.
Albania started the campaign well, they had the luxury of playing two of the lowest ranked teams in the group in their first 2 games. However they met their water low when they hosted Spain at home last time out and was beaten 0-2. They are now 3rd in the group table behind Italy and Spain, with 6 points to their name after 3 games.
Israel kicked off the campaign with a home defeat to one of the best teams in the group Italy, as they lost 1-3 at home. They retraced their steps in the next two games winning them both against Macedonia and Liechtenstein. They are tagged on same points as their host, but on 4th position due to goal difference. A win for any of the two sides will keep the winner in 3rd position in the table.
Albania vs Israel: Head to Head Statistics
Israel and Albania have no record of games against each other in any competition. They will be playing for the first time in this game, and each of the team will be hoping to set the pace.
Albania vs Israel: Prediction
This two teams are of equal strength, though Albania are ranked higher in FIFA rankings. They are far off the two teams in the top table in terms of quality and strength. However, we see Albania as a slight favourites in this fixture and they are poised to take all 3 points. Furthermore, Albania have been in a better form compared to Israel who have 2 wins in their last 5 games.
Albania vs Israel: Betting Tips
Albania to win at 2.20
Both teams to score and Over 2.5 goals at 2.85.
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