Czech Republic vs Scotland
UEFA Nations League
Date: Monday, 7 September 2020
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Andruv stadion (Olomouc).
Monday’s UEFA Nations League match between Czech Republic and Scotland will go ahead as scheduled, but the hosts may field an entirely different side with one of their with a backroom staff member who tested positive for the virus.
Besides, two players are sent in self-isolation – AS Roma striker Patrik Schick and West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek.
The match-day 1 saw the Czechs grab a deserved 3-1 over Slovakia while Scotland drew Israel 1-1 in an otherwise drab match.
This is a tricky group where anyone can beat anyone. Will Scots profit from the hosts missing several players in the trip to Olomouc on Monday.
Head-to-head and recent meetings
An early first half goal from Ikechi Anya gave the Scots a narrow 1-0 win in their last meeting with Czech Republic in a friendly in 2016, also is their first h2h away win.
Monday’s hosts were victorious in previous three duels at their own turf, two of which came in qualifying tournaments. This takes the h2h record to 3 wins and 1 loss from 4.
Scotland managed only 1 other win, which is also a friendly in 2010.
Four of their 8 meetings saw over 2.5 goals and the same game saw both teams scoring.
Czech Republic vs Scotland Prediction
This match needs special attention and we recommend punters to asses the situation closer to kick-off.
Most bookies are not offering odds at the very moment we prepare this article and like us, they are also unsure of the team Czechs will field on Monday.
More of less, this is going to help the Scots, but the visitors need to upgrade their performance. They are coming fresh from squandering easy three points against Israel.
To sum-up, make your decision minutes before kick-off. Keep double chance and draw no bet for the visitors on check as well as over 1.5 goals in the match. Odds in 1.5 range are good to go.
Draw no bet – Scotland
Over 1.5 goals in the match.