Azerbaijan – Faroe Islands SOCCER PICKS
Azerbaijan and the Faroe Islands meet at Baku Olympic Stadium, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Nations League (League D).
The home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 6 points won, after 1 win and 3 draws. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Faroe Islands by (0-3). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Malta, by (1-1). In the last 10 home matches Azerbaijan has won 2, tied 4 and lost 4.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 4 matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
The Azerbaijani team enters this match motivated, because in the last 4 matches for this competition there is no defeat. In the last match, they tied at home with Malta (1-1). It should be noted that in this game the home team began to lose, but managed to reach a draw. The selection of Azerbaijan usually acts in a 4-2-3-1, in which it privileges the fast departures by the flanks. Richard Almeyda is the player who stands out in this selection, being the most important element in the offensive process. The local coach must have all players available for the match against the Faroe Islands.
Probable alignment: K. Ağayev, M. Medvedev, P. Paşayev, B. Hüseynov, R. Məmmədov, Q. Qarayev, R. Almeyda, A. Abdullayev, M. Mədətov, D. Nazarov, R. Dadaşov.
The away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 4 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Azerbaijan, by (0-3). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Kosovo, by (1-1). In their last match away from home in this competition they lost (2-0) to Kosovo. In the last 4 away matches Faroe Islands has a draw and 3 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have suffered at least one goal in each of the last 4 matches for this competition. In 12 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never got the comeback.
The visiting team enters this unmotivated match, after 3 matches without adding any victory. The player who stands out in this selection is Edmundsson, being a very competent player in the finalization. The outside selection usually acts in a 4-4-1-1, in which it privileges the game by the flanks. Coach Lars Olsen must have all players available for the game with Azerbaijan.
Probable alignment: A. Gregersen, V. Davidsen, G. Sørensen, S. Nattestad, G. Vatnhamar, R. Joensen, H. Hansson, J. Edmundsson, B. Olsen, F. Justinussen.