After being flattened in a Three-Zero defeat towards Portugal, Norway will face one other onerous job as they welcome Iceland in a world pleasant recreation on 1st day of June 2016 at Ullevaal Stadion Oslo.
Norway have been on the receiving finish currently, they didn’t qualify for the upcoming European competitors and their final 5 video games have been on the poor facet. They’ve received simply 1 of their final 5 video games which was a 2-Zero win in opposition to Finland, they’ve additionally drawn to Estonia however misplaced to Hungary house and away and eventually have been smashed Three-Zero by a Ronaldo much less Portugal final Friday. Norway will hope to get a house win towards Iceland to a minimum of make the followers blissful earlier than dealing with a Star studded Belgium on Sunday.
Iceland not simply being the smallest nation to play a significant event they beat Netherlands dwelling and away in qualifying phases of Euro 2016 and completed 2nd in group A, they’re significantly getting ready for the event as they’ve performed not less than 5 pleasant video games this 12 months. Although their final 5 video games haven’t been rosy, it’s a good signal for the Euro débutantes as they’ve misplaced Three and gained 2 which incorporates their Three-2 victory in Greece. They’ve scored in each of their final 5 video games which exhibits.
Norway vs Iceland:
Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2016;
Kick-off: 18:45 GMT,
Venue: Ullevaal Stadion (Oslo).
Norway: Predicted Line-up (Four-Four-2)
Jarstein – Hovland, Strandberg, Gunnarsson, Linnes – Fossum, Johansen, Henriksen, Jenssen – Diomande, King.
Iceland: Predicted Line-up (Four-Four-2)
Halldorsson – Arnason, Hermannsson, Magnusson, Ingason – Gudjohnsen, Sigurdsson, Bjarnason, Hallfredsson – Sigthorsson, Finnbogason.
Norway vs Iceland: Head-To-Head stats
Norway and Iceland have performed 12 video games collectively which Norway have gained 5, misplaced Three to Iceland and drew Four.
Norway have dominated their video games lately, having misplaced as soon as to Iceland since 1997 and gained Three occasions. At residence, Norway have gained 2 of their 6 video games towards Iceland and misplaced 1, they’ve drawn Three.
Norway vs Iceland: Prediction
Norway could have been superior of their earlier conferences however now the sport has modified. Iceland have developed right into a effectively organised crew in comparison with present Norway staff, additionally they’ve a a lot better scoring file than Norway. We are able to anticipate Iceland to construct on the win in opposition to Greece and stay unbeaten in Wednesday’s pleasant.
it from one other angle, Norway taking part in at house and similar to a wounded lion; they might go on and beat Iceland. However that would solely occur if Norway will handle their poor scoring type.
I count on a win from Iceland however I feel the sport can be gained in second half.