Slovakia and Hungary meet, in a match for this phase of the Qualification Round for the European Championship (Qualifying Round). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 06-02-2008 and ended with the score: Hungary (1-1) Slovakia. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results obtained at home and as a visitor.
The home team will make its debut in this edition of the competition, as it did not have to play any of the eliminatory games prior to this group stage. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses in away matches, with 12 goals scored and 25 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 25 goals scored and 9 conceded. The team comes to this match after an away loss to the Czech Republic by (1-0). In the last 7 home matches for all competitions, Slovakia have won 5, tied 1 and lost 1. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored with regularity, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never got the comeback.
The Slovakian national team starts with a slight rebuff for this match, 1-0, on the move to the Czech Republic, in a game for the UEFA League of Nations. In this match against Hungary, coach Pavel Hapal must play in 4-3-3, benefiting the organization of his block and the fast transitions on the flanks, as they present enormous competition in the counterattacks: Miroslav Stoch is one of the men more dangerous on the attack front. All the best players are available for this game.
The visiting team had direct access to this group stage, so they will play their first match in this edition of the competition. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 16 goals scored and 24 conceded; against 7 wins and 8 losses at their stadium, with 20 goals scored and 21 conceded. In their last match, for the UEFA Nations League, they got a home win against Finland by (2-0). In their last 8 away matches Hungary has 2 draws and 6 losses. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Hungary leaves for this game with a triumph, 2-0, in the reception to Finland, adding the second consecutive victory, both for the League of Nations. In this match against Slovakia, coach Marco Rossi must act in the usual 4-3-3, privileging a possession football from the first minute. Ádán Szalai, player of the Hoffenheim, will be the most offensive reference of the Hungarian national team, being very powerful and effective at the time of finishing. Everything indicates that the coach can count on all the usual players.