FYR Macedonia – Norway : Preview & Prediction
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Norway play at the Nationalna Arena Filip II Makedonski in a friendly. This is the 3rd friendly that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia does this year, after friendly against Turkey and Belarus. In the case of Norway, this is their second friendly of the year, after their previous friendly against Sweden. There is no recent record of direct clashes between the two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they faced was on 11-06-2013, in a match that ended with the final result: Norway (2-0) Republic of Macedonia. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
The staff of the house dispute its 3rd friendly of the year. In the previous friendly matches he recorded the following results: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (0-0) Turkey and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (3-0) Belarus. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for the World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, won to Liechtenstein at home (4-0). In the last 10 home games the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has achieved in 8 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency towards goals, since 8 in 12 they finished with More of 2.5 goals in the marker. In 15 games, he has never been able to turn the scoring in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 12 home games in all competitions: he scored 7 of his 20 goals between the minutes (31′-45 ‘) and 7 of his 20 between (61′-75′).
Macedonia come into the game after a 4-0 win at home to Liechtenstein: Musliu, Trajkovski, Bardh and Ademi scored the goals. In this way, the home team crosses a good period, registering four consecutive games without defeats. The home team usually plays 4-4-2, favoring quick transitions. For this, you can count on Nestorovski’s speed and Pandev’s finishing ability. It is worth mentioning that one of the best players in Macedonia is Palermo offensive Nestorovski.
This will be the second friendly of the year of the visiting team, after the friendly against Sweden, which ended with the final result: Norway (1-1) Sweden. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 19 goals scored and 27 suffered. Already inside the home, won 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 18 goals scored and 11 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a home win with Northern Ireland by (1-0). In the last 9 matches played in all competitions, Norway won 1, drawn 1 and lost 7. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has been regular , having managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to have goals, since 6 of his last 9 games finished with More than 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he never got around to scoring in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Norway enter this motivated game after a 1-0 home win at Northern Ireland. In this way, the visiting team seems to cross a beautiful moment, with three victories in the last four games. The visiting team is in a usual 4-4-2 formation, focusing on rapid transitions. For this, you can count on the speed of Soderlund and Sorloth. It is worth mentioning that the Norwegian team is a team that has some weaknesses.
FYR Macedonia – Norway : Betting Tips
Draw Odds: 3.00
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70