Outsiders of group G will meet each other in the first round of qualifying for Euro 2020. Whether Macedonia to beat the Baltic States? Or Latvia would be stronger? Odds official bookmakers the hosts of the upcoming meeting. And by the end of our forecast you'll understand why.
Yet even once the "Red lions" failed to qualify for Euro or world Cup. In fact, they could get to the world Cup only once – in France in 1998. But then instead of twice to beat Lithuania, Macedonia, both in the decisive qualifying match lost.
But since then the team of the small Balkan country became much stronger. In the first draw of the League of Nations Macedonia with no chances for the rivals won their group and went up in division C. But, it fought in Armenia, Gibraltar and Liechtenstein. Now the team Igora Angeloscuro time to move on.
The National Team Of Latvia
Let the "Red-white-red" also could not get to the world Cup, but in the final part of Euro, they once participated. It happened in 2004, when Latvia beat in the play-offs of the Turks (1:0; 2:2). And with the German national team at the group stage of the same tournament, the team played a draw.
In the recently held League of Nations, Latvia has not managed to get out of the D division, finishing third place in group with teams from Georgia, Kazakhstan and Andorra. After that, the leadership of the football Association of the country was invited to lead the first team of the Slovenian mentor Slavisa Stojanovic. Let's see whether he will manage to change the situation.
>Predictions for the other matches of UEFA Euro 2020.
So far, the "Red lions" look much stronger than the Baltic team. Our forecast – a victory of Macedonia. Although Latvia and can play in an indoor football game and snatch a draw. But this is unlikely.