Poland U21 – Portugal U21 SOCCER PICKS
Poland U21 and Portugal U-21 meet at Arena Zabrze, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Under-21 Championship (Play-offs). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 10-09-2012 and ended with the score: Poland Sub21 (0-0) Portugal U-21.
The team reached this stage of the UEFA Under-21 Championship (Play-offs) after having finished the group stage in the 2nd position of Group 3, with 22 points won. Poland U21 won 6 and tied 4 of their last 10 matches for the UEFA Under-21 Championship.
For this competition, he did not lose any of the last 10 games. Their offense has scored regularly, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their matches, as 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. The team usually has no problems opening the scoring: it scored the first goal in 8 of the last 10 matches for the UEFA Under-21 Championship, of these 8 came to the break in advantage in 2 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ in 6. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 10 matches for this competition: they have scored 10 of their 22 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Poland arrives at this play-off after having finished second in Group 3, with 22 points, after 6 wins and 4 draws. We remember that the Poles won against Georgia in the last day of the group stage of this competition, by 3-0. The whole house usually acts in a traditional 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced players are Jozwiak, Szymanski and Kownacki. In the middle line it is possible that Dziczek, Zurkowski and Kapustka act. It is important to emphasize that striker Kownacki is the great danger of this team, which has scored 10 goals so far. Coach Czeslaw Michniewicz has all available players.
The team got access to this phase of the UEFA U21 Championship (Play-offs) after the 2nd place won in Group 8, with a total of 22 points. In the last 10 UEFA Championships Under 21, they have won 7, tied 1 and lost 2.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 4 away matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In their matches there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of the last 10 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 7 out of 10 have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that usually scores many times first: opened the scoring in 8 of its last 10 matches for the UEFA Under-21 Championship, of these 8 reached the break in advantage in 6 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ in 6.
The Portuguese team reaches this decisive stage after finishing second in Group 8, with 22 points, result of 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. On the last day of the group stage, the Lusos beat Bosnia 4-2. Unlike the adversary of this match, we believe that visitors will opt to act in a 4-4-2, favoring a faster style of play, of constant offensive transitions. Striker Diogo Jota, player of Wolverhampton, England, will be the most offensive reference, offering his team the possibility of creating much danger through counterattacks. For this game, coach Rui Jorge can count on all the players.