Albania U21 – Spain U21 SOCCER PICKS
Albania U21 and Spain U21 face at Stadiumi Loro Boriçi, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Under-21 Championship (Qualifying Round).
The team got access to this phase of the UEFA Championship Under 21 (Qualifying Round) after the 5th place won in Group 2, with a total of 6 points. In the last 8 UEFA U21 Championship matches, the Albania U21 has 1 win, 3 draws and 4 losses.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. This is a team that scores only few times and was only able to open the scoring in 2 of its last 8 matches for the UEFA Under-21 Championship, of these 2 reached the halftime advantage in 1 but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90s’. In 8 matches in this competition, they have only 1 comeback in the 4 matches they suffered in the first goal.
Albania come to this game with a slight, 3-0, in the visit to the field of Spain, recording the third defeat in this competition. In this home game coach Alban Bushi must play in the usual 4-2-3-1, opting for a more defensive strategy, since the opponent has enormous quality in his squad. The striker Rey Manaj, player of Albacete, is the best score of Albania in this competition, with 3 goals scored. All the usual headlines are available for this game.
The team gained access to this phase of the UEFA Under 21 Championship (Qualifying Round) after the 1st place won in Group 2, with a total of 21 points. In the last 8 matches they played for the UEFA U21 Championship, Spain U21 won 7 and lost 1. Their attack has scored frequently, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 8 matches for this competition. In their matches there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that usually does not feel difficult to open the scoring: it marked the first goal in 6 of the last 8 matches for the UEFA Under-21 Championship, of these 6 came to the break in advantage in 4 and always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘.
Spain comes to this match with a surprising defeat at home against Northern Ireland, by 1-2, however, it should be noted that the Spaniards already guaranteed access to the European Championship of 2019. Although they have already reached the main goal, Coach Luis de la Fuente is expected to play 4-3-3, privileging possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the left flank. Borja Mayoral is the best scorer in Spain, with 8 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Mikel Merino.