Gibraltar vs Liechtenstein Prediction & Tips
Promotion to League C of the UEFA Nations League (UNL) is at stake in this decisive group stage match. With a three-point lead at the top, Gibraltar (# 195 in the FIFA Rankings) must avoid defeat to secure promotion, while a 1-0 knockdown would topple it as it would lead the tiebreaker to criterion # 6, where Liechtenstein ( # 181) takes advantage of goal difference.
Gibraltar has conceded the first goal in two of the last three meetings it has played against Liechtenstein (G2, P1). However, Gibraltar has performed at a high level in this tournament and has yet to concede any goals in UNL so far (G2, E1), a notable improvement over its average of 2.5 received per game last season. .
The Liechtenstein side has been a “tight” team and has only conceded one goal at UNL – this makes these two teams the two best in the entire League D defensively despite being two of the three countries. with the lowest ranking of UEFA in the FIFA Ranking. Beyond their defensive strength, Liechtenstein is now looking to end a 299-minute goal drought since a 2-1 away win against Luxembourg.
Interestingly, only one of Gibraltar’s last seven matches against the five worst-placed European nations in the FIFA Ranking has ended with goals from both teams (G3, E2, P2), while five of those matches produced exactly one goal in the first. half (MT: G2, E2, P3).
Meanwhile, Liechtenstein won five of its last 13 matches against casts in the last five of the FIFA Ranking (counting only European teams) with a record of G5, E3, P5, although three of those wins were against San Marino. Ten of those 13 clashes ended with less than 2.5 total goals and only three ended with goals from both teams.
Players to watch: Tjay De Barr’s second goal for the Gibraltar team sealed the victory in the last meeting between these two teams. He has scored his two international goals at UNL.
Nicolas Hasler was directly involved in three of Liechtenstein’s last four away goals (two goals, one assist) – each contributing to the victory.
Highlight: Although Liechtenstein’s last 13 meetings against the bottom five UEFA finishers in the FIFA Rankings averaged just 1.53 total goals per game, nine finished more than 0.5 goals in the first half (MT: G5, E5, P3) .
Gibraltar – Liechtenstein FREE TIPS
Liechtenstein – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90