Kazakhstan – Northern Ireland Prediction Prediction and Tips for today
Best soccer tips for today EURO – QUALIFICATION: Kazakhstan – Northern Ireland Prediction Prediction and Tips for today, September 10, 2023.
Football: EURO – QUALIFICATION – ROUND 6
Kick-off: 14:00 Kazakhstan – Northern Ireland
Tip: Over 1.5 Goals
Match Result: 1:0 LOST
Kazakhstan – Northern Ireland Prediction and Preview
- Kazakhstan’s 1-0 defeat to Finland on Thursday hurt their Euro 2024 automatic qualification chances, although they remain just a point behind second-placed Denmark in Group H. With a guaranteed place in the play-offs courtesy of their UEFA Nations League performance, all is not lost for Magomed Adiyev’s side despite losing their first match in four (W3).
- After his team dropped below Slovenia into fourth place, he’ll hope another home game in quick succession can help get them back to winning ways and stay in the hunt for automatic qualification. The Hawks have only lost two of their last six internationals on home soil (W4) and scored at least twice in each of those victories, so it’s possible we’ll see a flurry of goals to accompany a potential home win here.
- It was raining goals as Northern Ireland lost 4-2 to Slovenia on Thursday, but their top-two chances are fading rapidly as they’re seven points behind Denmark with five games remaining. There was plenty of entertainment as the scoring started in just the third minute, but it was mostly at the wrong end for them as they slipped to a fourth consecutive defeat.
- Not since June 2012 have the Green and White Army lost more than four times in a row, but with only wins over lowly Luxembourg and San Marino on foreign soil in the last two years (D1, L6), that record seems under threat. As they head to Astana for the first time, it’s pretty much ‘win or bust’ for Michael O’Neill’s side, who lost 1-0 when the two sides met in Belfast in June.
- Players to watch: Both of Kazakhstan midfielder Askhat Tagybergen’s international goals came during this qualifying cycle and each was his nation’s second goal of the game. Trying to stop him adding to that tally will be centre-back Jonny Evans, who turned from villain to hero with a first-half own goal and a second-half strike for Northern Ireland in midweek!
- Hot streak: The side scoring first has won each of Northern Ireland’s last six fixtures (Northern Ireland: W1, L5).