Kazakhstan vs Belarus
UEFA Nations League
Date: Monday, 7 September 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Ortalyk Stadion, Almaty.
Good start for the Kazakhstan in UEFA Nations League as they made chances count in Lithuania to bag a 2-0 win.
They await a tougher test as Belarus unbeaten in previous three h2h matches visit the Almaty Ortalyk Stadion on Monday.
The visitors lost their tournament opener at home against Albania by the same 0-2 margin.
Kazakhstan vs Belarus Head-to-head
Their last meeting was a friendly in 2011 resulted in a 1-1 stalemate.
The lone competitive meeting between the sides date back to 2009 in the World Cup qualifying group stage. Belarus bagged two thumping wins then, 4-0 at home and 5-1 in the visit to the same ground they line-up on Monday.
Kazakhstan vs Belarus Prediction
Belarus are 20 places above Kazakhstan in FIFA rankings, but truth to be told, they are in a downward spiral since impressing in 2015 Euro qualifiers in a group alongside Spain, Ukraine and Slovakia. The latest European qualifiers concluded in 2019 is a perfect example where they managed only 4 points from as many as 8 games.
Even though, the team managed by Mikhail Markhel tend to perform well against teams ranked 100 or above and Kazakhstan does fall in that group.
The Kazakhs are huge underdogs in European football and a win against Scotland on March 2019 is all they have to show when coming against teams ranked above them. If you look at the last three tournament group stages, they managed only 3 wins at home from 16 games.
Belarus have a far better side on paper and will be hungry to bounce back to winning ways and there is no better place to do it than a team they trounced 9-1 on aggregate in the previous group stage encounter.
Kazakhstan vs Belarus Betting Tips
Draw no bet – Draw-no-bet Belarus @ 1.83.
Over 1.5 goals full-time @ 1.57 odd.
Value Bet: Belarus to win @ 2.70 odd.