Kosovo and Denmark meet at Stadiumi i Qytetit, in a friendly match, the first of the year for both teams. These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match the home factor may be decisive, as the Kosovo presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team plays its first friendly of the year, having played 3 last year, with the following scores: Albania (0-3) Kosovo, Kosovo (2-0) Burkina Faso and Kosovo (1-0) Madagascar. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 25 matches they register 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 10 goals scored and 12 conceded; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 28 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home win against Azerbaijan by (4-0). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Kosovo won 6 and lost 4. Their defense has been very strong, since they only suffered goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their attack has scored regularly, since who scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
Kosovo leaves for this match with a 4-0 victory in the reception to Azerbaijan, thus defeating Group 3 of League D of the League of Nations of UEFA. In this friendly game, coach Bernard Challandes should take the usual 4-2-3-1 to the pitch, with Vedat Muriqi being the most advanced man in the team. It is important to emphasize that Kosovo’s strengths are in the most advanced sector, since it has the master Milot Rashica. For this game the coach can count on the usual players.
This will be the first friendly of the year of the visiting team, which played 6 last year. In the previous 5 registered the following results: Denmark (2-0) Austria, Slovakia (3-0) Denmark, Denmark (2-0) Mexico, Sweden (0-0) Denmark and Denmark (0-0) Chile e. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor. against 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. In their last match, for the UEFA Nations League, they got a home tie against the Republic of Ireland by (0-0). In the last 10 away matches Denmark has 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 5 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals. There are 2 periods in the last 11 away matches for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (0′-15 ‘) and 3 of his 8 between (76′-90’).
The Danish team leaves for this friendly with a draw, to zero, in the reception to Ireland, in a game for the League of Nations. In this game, coach Hareide Age should play with a tactical system in 4-3-3, however, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, since he has technically very skilled players. However, it is important to note that the team has several gaps in the most defensive sector, more properly in the defensive organization. Eriksen is the great star of Denmark, being a very strong player in the balls stopped. The visiting coach has the entire squad at his disposal.