Ace Football previews the Group D match between Slovakia and Spain in Euro 2020 and offers betting tips, the best odds, and form guides.
Slovakia go up against Spain at Estadio de La Cartuja on Wednesday in the European Championship. Slovakia enter the Euro 2020 as number 36 in the FIFA world ranking, thus signifying the gap between these teams as Spain come here with a ranking of number 6.
According to bookmakers, Slovakia look set to be leaving the Euro 2020 once the group stages are done with. Playing with all the enthusiasm of reaching their first Euro’s since England 1996 makes Scotland an unpleasant opponent though.
Before the first match at the tournament, Spain were heavy favorites with the bookmakers to top their group. Spain had few problems taking a highly anticipated 1st place in the group stages but are expected to go far in the tournament.
Slovakia vs Spain stats and analysis
Slovakia go into their final group match on 3 points and need to be fully focused if qualification to the next rounds is to be secured.
After drawing their first two matches, pressure is on for Spain as another winless match will most likely see them exiting the Euro.
Stats and facts for Slovakia and Spain.
Fun stats Slovakia
- Slovakia conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Slovakia’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Slovakia scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Both teams scored in Slovakia’s last 4 of 6 matches.
Fun stats Spain
- Spain unbeaten the last 12 matches in a row;
- Spain unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Spain scored in the last 53 of 55 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Spain’s last 4 of 6 matches.
Form Slovakia vs Spain
Slovakia in nice flow.
It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Slovakia with performances showing little sign of stability. The last 3 times Slovakia played out an international match they ended with a 0-0 draw against Austria, which was followed by a 2-1 win against Poland. Their most recent international served up a 1-0 defeat against Sweden.
Spain keep target in sight.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Spain in the past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches, Spain split the points in a 0-0 draw against Portugal and went on to a 0-0 draw against Sweden. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw against Poland.
Slovakia v Spain Fixture History
When these two nations last faced off against each other, Spain ended up taking all 3 points in a 2-0 victory.
Slovakia go into their upcoming match against Spain with a 1-1-2 record in recent meetings in the European Championship.
Slovakia are banking on Milan Skriniar to bring his A-game to the table as he has in recent internationals in which he claimed 3 goals in 6 outings. Keep an eye out for Alvaro Morata to provide Spain with the thing every football team needs: goals. He has been on the right spot 2 times in 6 previous internationals.