Cyprus and Scotland measure strength in Neo GSP, in a match for this phase of the Qualification for the European Championship (Qualifying Round). Attention to the home factor, since Cyprus usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
After 3 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, the home team is currently in 3rd position, with 10 points won. In the last match, he lost by (0‑5) at home against Russia, after in the previous match, having won by (1-2) away with Kazakhstan. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 28 suffered; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 24 suffered. Cyprus won 1, drew 1 and lost 2 of their last 4 home games for the European Championship Qualification. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 8 games for this competition, so he has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of their last 8 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. This is a team that usually marks few times first: he only opened the scoring in 2 of his last 8 matches for the European Championship Qualification, of these 2 he came to the break in advantage at all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in everybody. In 8 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 comeback.
Cyprus comes to this match after a 0-5 loss to Russia, ending its two consecutive victories in this qualifying round. We remind that Cyprus can no longer reach the 2020 European Championship. The home team has an unattractive style of play, which favors the defensive organization and in-depth passes for the attack. At the individual level we highlight Kousoulos and Soteriou, being these the Cyprus scorers in this competition, with 4 goals scored each. All equipment is available for this game.
After 3 wins and 5 losses, the visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 9 points won. In the last match, they won by (6-0) at home against San Marino, after in the previous match, they lost by (4-0) away with Russia. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 27 suffered; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 21 suffered. In their last 4 away matches for the Qualification for the European Championship, Scotland records 1 victory and 3 losses.
For this competition, he did not win any of the last 4 games. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 8 games for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 8 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Scotland comes to this match with a 6-0 victory at home against San Marino, returning to triumphs after four consecutive losses in this qualifying round: the team’s goals were scored by Armstrong, Shankland, McGinn (3) and Findlay . Despite being through a difficult phase, coach Steve Clarke must play in his usual tactical scheme, helping to maintain possession of the ball and betting on leisurely attacks, seeking the offensive reference Shankland on most occasions. On the other hand, McGinn is the best gunner of the team, with 4 goals scored. For this game, the visiting coach has no available Findlay, injured.