Malta vs Spain
Europe – Euro Qualifiers
Date: Tuesday, 26th March 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Ta’Qali National Stadium (Ta’ Qali).
Spain will have to deal with Sweden in the race for the top spot of Group F. Despite the presence of some truly gifted players, the team will not repeat the mistake of underestimating their opponents, for which they dearly paid in the last world cup. The side has surely begun well, posting a win in the first match-day. But so has Sweden.
Malta may not be that big of a threat in Group F, but their confidence is at a good level after the team took advantage of the easier fixture allotted to them as part of the first game. They defeated the Faroe Islands, with a 2-1 scoreline.
But to put things on perspective, Malta is a huge underdog here. The gulf in the difference of quality is substantial, and for Spain, the game will be an opportunity to put on a huge score on the board.
Malta vs Spain Head-to-head (h2h)
- Spain has a 100% winning record against Malta.
- The previous world champions have scored two or more goals in every game.
- Malta failed to score in the last four fixtures in a row.
- The combined scoreline for the last six meetings is 28-3, in favor of Spain.
Malta vs Spain Prediction
Malta may have won their first match in the group, but it should be noted that the game was against the Faroe Islands. This time around, they are lining up against Spain. Things might be a little different coming Tuesday.
Spain is desperate to get back on the throne they so proudly adorned just some years back in world football. Ever since Robin Van Persie scored that screamer of a header against them, it’s been downhill for the Spanish. They faced exits in two world cups and a Euro, where they were counted as favorites. Count on them to not repeat past mistakes.
Against minnows Malta, Spain will be looking to put on a huge score and considering Sweden has a comparatively tougher game, against Norway, it’s an opportunity to improve goal difference by a huge margin, and put them under pressure. Moreover, Spain has a 100% winning record against Malta and has not conceded a single goal in the last four h2h encounters. Also, the combined scoreline for the last six h2h games is 28-3, in favor of Spain. Expect a huge win for them in Round 2 of Euro Qualifiers.
Malta vs Spain Betting Tips
Over 1.5 First Half Goals @ 1.67 (2/3)
Result/ Total Goals: Spain to Win/ Over 3.5 Match Goals @ 1.60 (3/5).