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Gibraltar vs Ireland Prediction & Betting tips
The much-discussed Nations League is over, at least the preliminary round. The international year 2019 starts now with the usual qualification for a big tournament. This time, it’s about being part of the Jubilee European Championship 2020. Since the field of participants was known to have been increased to 24 teams, each qualifying group can qualify for two nations, which is an opportunity especially for smaller footballing countries. For example, Ireland hopes to achieve first or second place in Group D. The main opponents are Denmark and Switzerland. Georgia and Gibraltar, on the other hand, should not be a real competitor. Especially against the football dwarf of the Iberian Peninsula, the British are not allowed to feather. Therefore, a victory for the Quali kick-off on Saturday is absolutely mandatory.
Gibraltar would like to mark the spoilsport, but the team of coach Jeff Wood is the crass underdog. The starting position is so clear that normal 1X2 bets on the game are hardly possible. At game Gibraltar Vs. Ireland are the odds for a tip on a handicap success of the favorite more obvious. It is more or less about the amount of the away win. A point of the hosts or even a victory would be a sensation and is extremely lucrative at a quota of 70.00. However, you do not have to be an expert to play Gibraltar Vs. Ireland the prognosis to dare that the guests will take the threesome on the island. The game kick-off is at 17:00 on Saturday night.
Gibraltar is one of the crassest football gnomes on this continent and equated with nations such as San Marino, Liechtenstein or the Faroe Islands. 16 of the last 19 internationals have been lost and in most cases the team is just cannon fodder. However, there was also one or the other respect success to cheer. Among other things, at home Liechtenstein (2: 1) and Latvia (1: 0) defeated, which was not necessarily expected. In front of a home crowd, of course, the players are always particularly motivated to throw themselves into any duel and make the opponent’s life as difficult as possible. Of course, the main focus is on coach Jeff Wood’s tactical defense. However, it’s not that Gibraltar is just hiding behind.
In the past two home games against Liechtenstein and also in 2: 6 against Armenia, the home side met twice each. The squad consists almost exclusively of players who are traveling in the domestic league and are thus completely unknown to the world. Roy Chipolina as captain and record national player Liam Walker are the two biggest stars, if you want to call them as such. They, too, will only be able to fight against an Irish national team. The fact that the guests are qualitatively superior in all respects, is beyond question. The result between Gibraltar and Ireland and thus the best tip depends significantly on when the first hit falls. Then the resistance often fades a bit and further hits are just a matter of time.
Ireland was last in 2002 at a football World Cup with it. For the European Championship, however, the British country was able to qualify in the last two cases. In 2016 in France, after a draw against Sweden, a defeat against Belgium and a win against Italy for the first time the preliminary round was overcome. The Green-Whites would like to repeat this success. An additional motivation is certainly that Ireland with the Aviva Stadium in Dublin is a venue for three group games and a round of the last sixteen and thus the EM takes place, so to speak, in their own country. In order to survive the group with Switzerland and Denmark, however, the team must increase compared to the performances in the UEFA Nations League. Against Wales and Denmark, it only reached two points out of four games, so the Irish dropped.
Especially offensive stutters the engine tremendously. Only a single goal in the four Nations League games was clearly not enough. In the recent four games, the British did not score at all. Three times it was after 90 minutes 0-0. Especially on Saturday against football dwarf Gibraltar it goes for Ireland, this forecast is allowed, above all, to provide the front of danger. The stable defense will not be required too often. After Martin O’Neill, the longtime success coach resigned in November, the new man on the sidelines, Mick McCarthy, has the task to improve the offensive game of “Boys in Green”. Personnel resources are limited for the new coach, but against a team like Gibraltar the quality in the squad should be sufficient to create a successful start to the qualification.
Gibraltar vs Ireland head to head matches
04.09.15 EUR Gibraltar Ireland 0 : 4
11.10.14 EUR Ireland Gibraltar 7 : 0