Moldova vs Iceland
Date: Sunday, 17 November 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadionul Zimbru (Chişinău).
All that is left to play for is pride as both Moldova and Iceland have failed to make the final cut. With Moldova proving to be the whipping boys in the cluster, count on Iceland to bring the curtains down with a bang.
Moldova vs Iceland Head to head (h2h)
Their only meeting so far was the reverse fixture of this matchup which Iceland won 3-0.
Moldova vs Iceland Prediction
Hands down, Moldova are the worst side in Group H. The hosts are on an alarming six-match losing streak at the moment, with their most recent defeat coming at the hands of France by a 2-1 scoreline on the road.
It is also worth noting that Moldova have been losing by very hefty margins, even in the comforts of their home. Their last two games here in a running have witnessed them at the losing end of a 4-0 scorecard.
Meanwhile, Iceland have all but confirmed their exit from the tournament, as they are four points off the top two. The visitors nevertheless are unbeaten in their last two matchups and will be making the trip to Stadionul Zimbru on the back of a goalless draw against Turkey.
Furthermore, Iceland have admitted defeat just twice in their last four outings. One of which, to their defense, was against the 2018 World Cup winners. It is also worth mentioning that the away side are a far more experienced side on the global stage as opposed to their counterparts.
The aforementioned was fairly evident in their maiden meeting two months ago which saw Iceland slot three unanswered goals past the hosts to secure all three points. With home advantage hardly making a difference for Moldova in their clashes so far, Erik Hamren’s men have all the more reason to have their hopes up in this one.
In addition, Moldova have hardly looked sharp in the final third. The home side have found the back of the net just thrice so far. Which is also the joint least by any side in Group H. Moreover, the squad have been deprived of even a consolation goal in their last two games here in a running.
On the other hand, Iceland have kept a clean sheet in half of their last four outings. Taking into account that they managed to keep this foe at bay in the reverse fixture as well, count on Iceland to be the only ones to have their names on the score-sheet this week.
Moldova vs Iceland Betting tips
Iceland to win @ 1.44 (4/9)
Both teams not to score @ 1.60 (3/5).