Ireland vs Ukraine: prediction for the Nations League match
Irelandnational team managed to keep a Group B spot in the previous edition of the Nations League. Irish side finished higher than Wales, Bulgaria and Finland. Team failed to advance into the 2022 World Cup.
The Boys in Green have recorded only two victories throughout the qualifying tournament, finishing at the 3rd spot with nine points in the asset. In the first round of the current competition The Greens have suffered an unexpected defeat to Armenia (0:1).
One year ago, Ukraine national team surprised everyone with their performance at Euro 2020. Getting past the group stage, the Yellow-Blues edged Sweden in the round of 16 thanks to a last-minute goal, but failed to beat England in the next round.
Oleksandr Petrakov's men earned two victories and six draws in the 2022 World Cup qualifying circle, finishing 2nd in the group. In the first match of the knock-out stage team secured an away victory over Scotland (3:1), but in the final round team suffered a defeat to Wales (0:1).
Both teams managed to avoid draws in two previous matches
In five latest head-to-head matches goals were scored in both halves
This bet played in 2 of 4 latest matches of the visitors
Hosts took a serious blow in the first round of the current tournament, losing out to Armenia (0:1). Ukraine national team has a great chance to start the tournament with a victory. Visitors should be able to take the victory, they are looking great recently.
Our prediction - Asian handicap (0) on Ukraine
We are not expecting too many goal opportunities in the upcoming match. Both teams are extremely exhausted, so they are unlikely to create many chances.
Our second bet is on total under 2,5 goals