Spain vs Macedonia
2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, Group G.
Date: Saturday, 12th November 2016
Kick-off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Estadio Los Carmenes, Granada.
FYR Macedonia have a mountain to climb when they travel to face Spain on Saturday Night. Macedonian fans won’t be expecting much from their team, knowing that they are the underdogs in this fixture. However, they will strive to raise their voice in midst of their Spanish counterparts, hoping for a miracle to get at least a draw in the game.
Macedonia and Liechtenstein have been the scapegoat of the group G, they have lost their first 3 games so far. Macedonia are 5th in the group above Liechtenstein on the basis of goal difference. They have been somewhat unlucky in the game, as they have been outscored by their opponents. Macedonia’s 3 games so far are as follows; 2-1 defeat to Albania, 1-2 defeat to Israel and 2-3 defeat to Italy which shows they are capable of scoring but are always outscored.
Spain will look to extend their unbeaten run in the qualifying campaign as they face easier opponents. They only had a tough time against Italy which ended 1-1, besides that, they have been superb. They defeated Liechtenstein 8-0 and Albania 2-0, they will be ready include Macedonia among their fallen opponents.
Spain vs Macedonia: Head to Head Statistics
- Spain and Macedonia have met 5 previous times, which are a Friendly game and 4 Euro qualifiers games.
- The Spaniards are excellent against Macedonia, winning all their 5 previous games irrespective of the playing ground.
- Spain also have a high goal ratio against Macedonia, they have scored 14 goals and conceded 3.
Spain vs Macedonia: Prediction
On papers, Macedonia don’t stand a chance against the Spanish side, they have a winning odd of 36.5. Their recent form have been too poor as they have lost 4 of their last 5 games and won 1. The only good story on them is; they have scored in every of their last 4 games. Spain will grab all 3 points in this one, and they will also score at least 2 goals in the games.
Spain vs Macedonia: Betting Tips
Spain to win and both teams to score at 10/3 (4.35).
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