Iceland and France meet in Laugardalsvöllur, in a match for this phase of the Qualification for the European Championship (Qualifying Round). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and outside.
The home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 12 points won, after 4 wins and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Moldova by (3‑0). In the last game, he lost out against Albania by (4-2). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games Iceland records 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of their last 10 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never got the comeback.
The Icelandic team is trying to enter the classification zone, so acting with the support of their fans it is very important to get all three points. The team is expected to play with caution, so as not to fail and be surprised by its rival. In the last round, Albania beat Iceland 4-0 away from home. The coach must go to the game with a very competitive team.
The visiting team is currently in 2nd position, with 15 points won, after 5 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Albania by (4-1). In the last match, he won at home against Andorra by (3-0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 13 wins and 2 draws in his stadium. In the last 9 games played as a visitor for all competitions, France won 4, drew 3 and lost 2. Their attack has scored regularly, as they scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
France wants to reach the leadership of its group, so, even if you are playing away from home, it is important that you can score points. In this match it will be essential that you make a strong mark and at the same time find spaces to explore counterattacks. In the last round, France won a home victory against Andorra, by the 3-0 score. The coach must not have significant absences for this match.