Sam WattSpain vs Faroe Islands, Sunday September 8th, 19:45. After yet another strong start to the qualifying campaign, Spain will be looking to not only add three points to the board but also aid their goal difference in this game against minnows Faroe Islands.
After yet another strong start to the qualifying campaign, Spain will be looking to not only add three points to the board but also aid their goal difference in this game against minnows Faroe Islands.
You’d fully expect Spain to win this one quite comfortably and while it would be good for odds to suggest that the Faroe’s could get anything from this game but it’s so unrealistic that it’s probably best to not pick them for a win.
Spain are unbeaten in their last six games and have won all of their games so far in the qualification group for Euro 2020.
The Faroe Islands, on the other hand, haven’t won a single game in the qualification stage so far and in fact, they haven’t even won a game since September 7th.
The Faroes managed to pick up draws against Kosovo and Malta – the last team that they managed to beat in a game, friendly or competitive – and have lost since to Sweden, Norway, Spain, Romania and Malta.
The home side will undoubtedly be favourites for this game and based off of recent results, you’d be wise to bet on a huge victory for the Spaniards, maybe in the 4-0 range, perhaps one of the better and smarter bets of the international period.
Spain are overwhelming favourites for this clash so a home win carries very little risk while it is also highly likely that Spain will absolutely batter the Faroes. The away side will be intent on getting a moment to savour, maybe by scoring a solitary goal, one that no one will forget, and this is among the best online betting odds for this round of action. 888sport have it as 17/10.
These are lengthy odds for an outcome which, let’s be perfectly honest, is more probable than they reflect. While it may seem outrageous to suggest that you’ll see a bagful of goals in this game, you can always remember huge European nation taking a minnow to town and smashing them for a cricket score, and this one could be a long shot bet to look out for, with it rated at 24/5 by 888sport.
Head to Head
Spain and the Faroe Islands have only played each other three times, with Spain coming out on top on all three occasions.
The first match between these two came in 1996 in a 1998 World Cup qualifier, with Spain winning on that occasion 6-2 in the Faroes.
The second game came just a year later in the return fixture of the qualifying campaign, this time with Spain running out 3-1 winners.
The most recent game obviously came this season in the reverse of this game, with Spain winning that one 4-1.
The top scorers in this fixture are Luis Enrique and Alfonzo, both of whom have three goals apiece with Alonfzo scoring a hat trick in the first game back in 1996.
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