Nations League Round-Up: 16/11/2018

Nations League Round-Up: 16/11/2018

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Slovakia vs Ukraine

This Friday Ukraine travel west to face Slovakia for their final game in the group stages of the Nations League, Andriy Shevchenko will be hoping his side can extend their perfect run in the competition. Unlike their opponents, Slovakia have two games remaining but after picking up zero points from their first two fixtures they are unable to finish in first and Pavel Hapal’s aim will be to avoid relegation. Ukraine have been impressive this competition with them taking all nine points from their three games. When these two sides met in their first meeting, Ukraine took the three points in an even affair thanks to a late penalty that Andriy Yarmolenko converted. You can back Ukraine to win again at a juicy 12/5 with BetVictor, while Slovakia sits at 13/10 with Bet365.

Recommended Bet: Ukraine to win at 12/5 BetVictor – BET HERE

Cyprus vs Bulgaria

Group 3 in League C is host to four sides which means all teams have an extra two games and on Friday Cyprus will welcome second-placed Bulgaria to their home ground. Cyprus sits in third after four games with four points and needs back-to-back wins if they want to finish at the top of their group. Their previous game against Slovenia was filled with late drama, with both sides picking up red cards and a late equalising goal from Fotios Papoulis secured Cyprus a point. Petar Hubchev’s men have taken nine points from their first four matches, which puts them level on points with the group leaders Norway and Hubchev will be keen to secure the last six points available. Bulgaria’s last match was against Norway and they suffered a 1-0 loss in a game they failed to get a real control of. Bulgaria have already beaten Cyprus and you can back them to do so again at 7/5 with Betway, whereas Cyprus sit at 11/5 with SkyBet.

Recommended Bet: Both teams to score at 10/11 BetVictor – BET HERE

Slovenia vs Norway

Slovenia are still in search of their first win of the competition and this Friday they take on group leaders Norway, who will be looking to secure their fourth win. Slovenia have struggled to get out of first gear this tournament and with little room for error, they look set for relegation from their group. Their only point came in their last fixture against Cyprus, who they almost beat but conceded a late equalising goal and a late show of drama means Josip Iličić will be unavailable after being sent off. Lars Lagerbäck’s side have looked strong in this competition with them dropping points on just one occasion against Bulgaria, who beat them 1-0. Apart from that loss, they have picked up three wins and have managed to keep clean sheets in all their victories. If you fancy the underdogs you can back Slovenia at Bet365 for 12/5 and Norway to win is priced at 13/10 with BetVictor.

Recommended Bet: Norway to win 1-0 at 9/2 SkyBet – BET HERE

Gibraltar vs Armenia

Two of the lowest FIFA ranked sides come together this Friday as Armenia travel to Gibraltar. Group 4 in League D remains very close, as after four games played anyone can still finish at the top of the group. Gibraltar have picked up six points from four matches, placing them three points behind the leaders Macedonia and it could all come down to their final game against the current top side. The last time they faced Armenia, they were lucky to take the three points as a single goal from Joseph Chipolina secured the win. Armenia sit on the same points as their next opponents and they will be full of confidence after beating Macedonia 4-0. Gibraltar arrives as huge underdogs and if you are feeling bullsy you can back them at 16/1 with Bet365, while Armenia sit at a low 1/4 with Betway.

Recommended Bet: Armenia to win and BTTS at 12/5 Betway – BET HERE

Liechtenstein vs Macedonia

Macedonia will be looking to hold onto their position at the top of their group on Friday as they take on last-placed Liechtenstein. The hosts have only picked up one win this competition, but they still are in with a chance of finishing top if they win their next two games and their opponents fail to pick up a single point. Liechtenstein took the lead in their previous game against Gibraltar but failed to hold on to it after conceding two quick goals in the second half. Macedonia have been almost flawless in this competition so far, with them dropping points on just one occasion, which came as a surprise when they lost 4-0 to Armenia. Over the other three games, they have racked up eight goals and will be tough opponents on Friday. The hosts can be backed to win at 14/1 with Bet365, while the favourites sit at 2/9 with SkyBet.

Recommended Bet: Over 2.5 Goals at 4/6 BetVictor – BET HERE

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