Slovenia and Latvia meet at Stadion Stožice, in a match for this phase of the Qualification Round for the European Championship (Qualifying Round). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 4th position, with 11 points won, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out against the FYR of Macedonia by (2‑1). In the last game, he lost at home against Austria by (0-1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. Slovenia won 2, drew 1 and lost 1 of their last 4 home games for the European Championship Qualification. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 6 of the last 8 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 6 of the last 8 games for this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their home matches, since 7 of the last 8 matches they have finished with Over 1.5 goals.
Slovenia comes to this match after a 0-1 loss against Austria, adding the second consecutive loss in this qualifying round. It should be noted that Slovenes only scored 11 points in 8 games. Coach Matjaz Kek usually presents a tactical attack system, in 4-3-3, and Andraz Sporar is the most offensive man on the team. Josip Ilicic is Slovenia’s top scorer, with 3 goals scored. All players are available for this game.
After 8 losses, the visiting team is currently in the 6th position, without having conquered any points. In the last match, he lost by (3‑1) against Israel, after in the previous match, having lost by (0‑3) at home with Poland. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 5 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 9 goals scored and 32 suffered; against 2 wins, 2 draws and 11 losses in his stadium, with 8 goals scored and 32 suffered. In the last 4 games he played as a visitor to the European Championship Qualification, Latvia lost 4.
In this competition, he lost the last 8 games he played. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has always suffered goals in the last 8 games, and its attack needs to improve, since it did not score goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually marks few times first. In fact, he never opened the scoring in the last 8 games for the European Championship Qualification. In 8 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback. In the last 11 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 9 of his 19 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Latvia enters this demoralized match, after having suffered another defeat in this qualifying round, losing 3-1 to Israel. Keep in mind that Latvia has lost all games in this competition. Visitors have two crucial deficiencies in the game model of any team in the world, namely, maintaining possession of the ball and finishing. Kamess has scored Latvia’s only goal so far. For this match, coach Slavisa Stojanovic can count on all athletes.