Faroe Islands vs Kosovo
UEFA Nations League
Date: Sunday, 14th October 2018
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Torsvollur (Torshavn).
There is four points between the hosts and the group leaders. Having lost the away fixture Islanders will have revenge on their mind.
Opening match in the group saw them defeating Malta for a solid 3-1.After first half goals from Edmundsson and Joensen Malta came back into the game with a goal from forward Michael Mifsud late in the half. Any signs of Malta’s comeback was extinguished by a 52nd minute goal by Hallur Hansson.
In their previous game they lost 3-0 to Azerbaijan, who moves to second spot. Of the attempted 20 shots on goal Islanders managed to put only 3 on target. They couldn’t take advantage of the 8 corners awarded to them.
The team is managed by former Danish footballer Lars Olsen since 2011. He led the team to all-time best FIFA rankings in 2015 when they reached 74th in the world.
Kosovo are relatively new to the footballing world. They played their first official match in 2016, after getting FIFA membership. Kosovars are babies compared to Faroe Islands in the number of games played.
The Dardanians have two wins and one draw in the UNL. With a stellar performance, they have announced their arrival at the world stage. Coach Bernard Challandes will be a key figure in the future of their football. The team has a long way to go before they even think about the European Championship.
Arber Zeneli of Heerenveen and Atdhe Nuhiu of Sheffield Wed are their top players at the moment. Both were in the score-sheet against the Islanders.
Kosovars are high on morale with a recent 3-1 victory over Malta at home. They are on top with 7 points.
Faroe Islands vs Kosovo Head to head
- Two matches have been played between them including the UNL game. The other one was a friendly.
- Both games were won by Kosovo in same score line 2-0.
Faroe Islands vs Kosovo Prediction
Both the matches between them ended in comfortable wins for Kosovo. At the moment Bernard’s team looks the better team on paper.
If the home fans get behind their team Islanders will have a chance at drawing the game. Kosovo will be looking to win the game and stay on top of the table without fear of their opponents.
Faroe Islands vs Kosovo Betting Tips
Kosovo to win @1.57 (4/7).
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5).