Serbia vs Hungary
Europe – UEFA Nations League
Date: Sunday, 11 October 2020
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadion Rajko Mitić.
The Eagles have had a slow start to their Nations League campaign, and are getting desperate to make up for the points they have dropped so far. They do have a perfect opportunity coming up in the encounter against the Magyars.
Marco Rossi’s men are one of the weakest squads in the continent, and their form over the past several months justify this tag as well. In fact, they have been performing even worse than usual in the last 15-month period, and right away this makes them the underdogs for this weekend fixture.
Ljubisa Tumbakovic’s men, who have been on a roll ever since the 2018 World Cup came to an end, will do their best on the pitch to make the most of this game and post the much-needed three points on the board.
Additionally, they also do have the advantage of playing at home, and considering that the Magyars have found it hard to perform on the road in the past several years – this further tips the scale in the favor of the Eagles.
Likely, expect Serbia to have the upper hand at the Stadion Rajko Mitić.
Serbia vs Hungary: Head-to-head (h2h)
- This is the very first match-up between the two teams in the 21st century.
Serbia vs Hungary: Prediction
The Eagles were held to a goalless draw at home the last match-day, by Turkey.
In the meantime, Rossi’s men lost 2-3 at home against Russia. It was a totally dominating display by the guests, as they raced to a 0-3 lead by early in the second half.
The hosts did try to make a comeback with two goals, but the visitors defended well to ensure their victory.
As things stand, Tumbakovic’s men have the edge. They were unbeaten in 14 of their previous 17 overall games, and these three losses had come against some of the best teams in Europe – Portugal, Russia, and Ukraine.
At home, disregarding a defeat against reigning European champions Portugal, they have not lost for over more than 28 months.
On the contrary, their opposite number had lost six of their preceding eight match-ups, and had conceded two or more goals in all these fixtures. And on the road, in the past 48-month period, they have won just twice.
Taking into account these stats, it’s more than clear that Serbia are the favorites for the upcoming encounter.
Serbia vs Hungary: Betting Tips
Serbia to Win @ 1.80 (4/5)
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Serbia @ 2.00 (1/1).