Spain vs Romania
Date: Monday, 18 November 2019
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid).
Spain are on course to top Group F and are certainly showing no signs of slowing down. With home advantage also in Spain’s arsenal, this Monday, Romania’s chances of salvaging even a point in this one are certainly looking bleak.
Spain vs Romania Head to head (h2h)
- Romania admitted defeat by a 2-1 scoreline when the two sides last met.
- Spain are unbeaten in their previous two clashes with this foe. (W-2, D-0)
- Both teams have found the back of the net together just once on Spanish soil.
- Only two of their past five encounters have featured fewer than 2.5 goals on the charts.
- The final scores have finished level thrice in their previous ten matchups.
Spain vs Romania Prediction
Spain are currently enjoying the view at the top of the ladder and extended their undefeated streak to eight games with a 1-1 draw against Sweden on the road. Roberto Moreno’s men have also proved to be a feisty bunch in front of the home crowd and have been tasting nothing but success in their last three games here.
It is also worth mentioning that the hosts have been at the defensive best on home soil, and have conceded just one goal so far whilst scoring nine.
On the other hand, Romania failed to record a third successive win in their respective fixture with Norway, after a late stoppage-time goal from Alexander Sorloth was just enough for their counterparts to claim a share of the spoils.
Furthermore, the only two wins for away side so far on the road have come against Malta and Faroe Islands, both of whom are at the bottom of the cluster.
Their foes for the week, on the other hand, are a much more competitive and experienced side. Also, the visitors have not secured the bragging rights in any of their previous visits to Spain either.
With Moreno’s side utilizing home advantage to the fullest in their recent clashes, it goes without saying that Romania are left without a glimmer of hope in this one.
Additionally, La Roja made no mistake in bagging a brace in the reverse fixture on the road. Moreover, on home soil, the hosts have been consistent in scoring two goals or more in their last three games here. As such, count on Spain to rack up over 2.5 goals on the final scorecards.
Spain vs Romania Betting tips
Spain -1.5 handicap @ 1.60 (3/5)
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5).