Azerbaijan vs Slovakia is one of the matches in the EURO 2020 preliminaries, which will take place in the fourth round. The two teams are part of Group E, alongside Croatia, Hungary and Wales. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2019, on the Bakcell Arena in Baku.
Azerbaijan is considered the weakest team in the group
Lately, Azerbaijan’s club teams have started climbing to European competitions until the group stage. Football here is steadily growing and we can expect surprises from the nation as well. However, the band is considered the weakest of the group. The results so far do not contradict this assertion. He lost both sides, with Croatia on the move, 1-2, and Hungary at home, 1-3. It remains the team against which 6 points must be won. Who will get confused by Azerbaijan will reduce their chances of qualifying. In the World Cup qualifiers in Russia, he won at home with Norway (1-0) and managed to draw in the Czech Republic (0-0), which resulted in the two teams in the qualifying fight. Dimitrij Nazarov, with 8 goals scored in 40 appearances, is the team’s top scorer.
- Azerbaijan (4-3-3): Salahat Agayev – Medvedev, Mammadov, Huseynov, Krivotsyuk – Nazarov, Garayev, Almeida – Emreli, Dadashov, Sheydayev
Slovakia hopes to qualify for the final tournament
Slovakia was not scheduled on Friday or Saturday, with group E consisting of only 5 teams, each of which will take two stages. To fill the gap, he has scheduled a friendly match with Jordan, won 5-There is hope for a good game in this difficult move from Azerbaijan. After the failure of the UEFA Nations League, when the team took the last place in the group and relegated to the third league, coach Pavel Hapal, who took over the team after defeating the Czech Republic at home, decided to make important changes in the base formation . The results started to appear, but it was too late to save that competition. The start of the EURO 2020 preliminaries was a good one, 2-0 with Hungary, a direct opponent to the qualification. The big problems seem to be away, where he has not won two years since June 10, 2017 (2-1 with Lithuania). Since then, he has played eight meetings, including Wales (0-1), in these preliminaries.
- Slovakia (4-3-3): Dubravka – Pekarik, Vavro, Skriniar, Hancko – Kucka, Lobotka, Hamsik – Rusnack, Duda, Mak
Azerbaijan vs Slovakia Picks
Since the arrival of coach Pavel Hapal there has been a revival of the Slovak band, which is quite valuable, according to the team of players. Azerbaijan, at the national level, is still far from the requirements, even if it is a surprise from time to time. Now is a fierce battle for qualification, between four bands, and nobody can afford the wrong way to the weakest team in the group. A victory for Slovakia is very likely here.
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