Thursday, September 29, 2022

Prediction: Scotland vs Republic of Ireland

Prediction: Match to end in a 1-1 draw

Best Odds: 5/1

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Scotland and the Republic of Ireland will face each other in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League Group B1 this weekend. The match will be held at Hampden Park in Glasgow and is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time on Saturday.

Scotland

Scotland are doing well in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League Group B1 campaign at the moment. They are currently second in the standings with six points from three matches, just a point behind leaders Ukraine. Scotland are two points above third-placed Republic of Ireland and three points clear of bottom side Armenia.

Steve Clarke’s side kicked off their 2022–23 UEFA Nations League Group B1 campaign with a 2-0 win against Armenia at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Scotland went down 3-0 to the Republic of Ireland away from home at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin before bouncing back with a 4-1 hammering of Armenia on the road.

Team News:

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson will not play for Scotland because of injury. Jacob Brown, Grant Hanley and Jon McLaughlin have all withdrawn from the squad, with Rangers goalkeeper Robby McCrorie called up as the latter’s replacement.

Republic of Ireland

Like Scotland, the Republic of Ireland are doing well in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League Group B1 at the moment. They are third in the standings with four points from four matches, two points behind second-placed Scotland and three points behind leaders Ukraine, and are a point ahead of bottom side Armenia.

The Republic of Ireland kicked off their 2022–23 UEFA Nations League Group B1 campaign with a 1-0 defeat to Armenia away from home at the Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium in Yerevan. Stephen Kenny’s side bounced back with a 3-0 victory over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin and then drew 1-1 with Ukraine

Team News:

Gavin Bazunu (Southampton), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth), Max O’Leary (Bristol City), Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Josh Cullen (Burnley), Jeff Hendrick (Reading), Jason Knight (Derby County), Troy Parrott (Preston North End), Callum Robinson (Cardiff City) and Scott Hogan (Birmingham City) are among the available.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Scotland have won 2 of their 3 UEFA Nations League.
  • Scotland have lost 2 of their last 6 competitive matches.
  • Scotland have drawn 2 of their last 6 competitive matches.
  • Republic of Ireland have scored 4 goals in their last 4 competitive games.
  • Republic of Ireland have conceded 3 goals in their last 4 competitive games.

Conclusion

Both Scotland and the Republic of Ireland are strong teams, and this match is going to be very exciting and entertaining. It is very likely that it will end in a draw.

Prediction: Match to end in a 1-1 draw

Best Odds: 5/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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