Sweden v Spain Betting Tip Spain – 15 October 2019

Spain to seal qualification with victory

SwedenSweden v SpainSpain
Tuesday 15th October 1945hrs
Football – International – Euro 2020 Qualifying
Pick Spain
Bookmaker Coral
Odds: 10/11 odds taken 2000 GMT, Monday 14 October)

1 X 2
33/10 13/5 22/25

* (Betting Odds were taken from 22Bet on October 14, 2019 at 20.00)

It’s a clash of the current top two in Group F as Sweden look for a result that keeps them in control of second against a Spain outfit who know victory will see them guarantee qualification with games to spare.

Euro 2020 Qualifying Betting at Coral

Sweden Preview – Are Sweden good enough to defeat Spain and take a massive step towards qualification?

There’s few teams more consistent and well drilled than Sweden when it comes to negotiating these qualifying campaigns. The Swedes have reached the last five European Championships and are currently well positioned to make that an even six. Saturday’s comfortable win away in Malta ensured they kept hold of second spot for the visit of Spain. They are one point ahead of Romania in third – a nation they face next month in what is shaping up to be such a decisive game in the context of this group. Sweden then complete their campaign with a home game against the Faroe Islands, a match they will almost certainly take all three points from.

The only defeat Sweden have suffered in this group so far came against Spain back in June. It was a poor performance from Janne Andersson’s men but it would have been a game they would not be expecting much from. Tomorrow may well be different, though, as they will have taken heart from Spain only drawing with Norway at the weekend. The situation is such that they also need to be picking up something from this. Even a point would be a good return ahead of their trip to Bucharest in November where they will almost certainly have to win if Romania defeat Norway tomorrow.

Under 2.5 goals

Spain Preview – Will Spain respond from first dropped points of this section and get the win that seals their place at Euro 2020?

This campaign has went as went as expected for Spain, on the field at least. The 2008 and 2012 European champions are close to sealing their place at Euro 2020 with six wins and that one draw so far. It’s been a campaign marred by the terrible personal news of Luis Enrique who had to resign as head coach of the national team and replaced by his assistant Robert Moreno. It has been a pretty seamless transition and Moreno knows that a win on Tuesday will seal his team’s place at next summer’s finals.

Spain could easily be coming into this game on the back of seven straight wins in this section. Norway equalised with an added time penalty on Saturday but it should not to overly important in the grand scheme of things. Spain complete their campaign with home games against Malta and Romania next month meaning that if they are unable to get what they need in this match, they have two other attractive opportunities to get the job done. Moreno will be hoping to secure qualification as quickly as possible, however, with a view to giving some younger players game time in November.

Key-Facts – Sweden v Spain

  • Sweden are currently in command of second spot in this group but they know the dangers are lurking behind them ready for any slip-ups
  • Spain lost their 100% record in this section when drawing 1-1 away to Norway on Saturday evening
  • It was a comfortable 3-0 victory when these nations met in Spain back in June a game that turned out to be Luis Enrique’s last in charge

Sweden v Spain Betting Advice

The Swedes will be hoping that home advantage can see them be more competitive than the last time they met with Spain. Their record at home will give them confidence they can do that as well considering they have not lost a European Championship or World Cup qualifier since 2015. Spain are one of the elite nations, however, and have been a class above any of their rivals in this group. Although losing their 100% record on Saturday, they were only undone by a very late penalty having been the better team.
Although this is not a game that Spain have to win it’s one they will most certainly want to. Sweden will be resolute and look to hit on the break but the Spanish are excellent at dominating possession. They have also scored at least two goals in their last seven away games proving they now have more of a cutting edge. They are good enough to take all three points home with them.