EUROPE, World Cup – Qualification
Date: Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Cardiff City Stadium (Cardiff)
Wales will be hoping to get their World Cup qualification back on track after losing to Belgium in the opening round last week. The host have been in positive form in their matches up to last week defeat winning 4 and drawing 2 in the their last 7 games. Wales have not lost at home since November 2018 with 9 wins and 2 draws; they have also claimed a clean sheet in four of their last five home matches.
Czech Republic will be aiming for a first finals appearance at the World Cup since 2006. Their 1-1 draw against Belgium and a resounding 6-2 win over Estonia on WCQ matchday one is a confident booster, and a win over their host would be a further assurance of their success at this quest.
Wales has not trailed at half time in their last 11 games, while Czech Republic’s recent games on foreign soil have started quickly with the last five witnessing the opener scored within 15 minutes . Hence, this match is expected to be a cracker between the two teams.
Players to watch includes Kieffer Moore who scored the final goal in Wales’ last two home games. Meanwhile, Jakub Jankto scored in the Czech Republic’s previous match on foreign soil.
- Wales’ form in last 5 matches: WLWWD.
- Czech Republic’s form in last 5 matches: DWWWL.
PREDICTION: Draw/Away and Under 4.5