Albania vs Iceland Preview, Tips and Odds

Albania and Iceland will face each other on Tuesday in another Euro 2020 qualifying game in group H. The hosts of this tie are 4th in the standings with 6 points after 5 matches, while Iceland are 3rd, but on equal 12 points with the leaders France and Turkey.

Albania vs Iceland Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last Games Last 5 Games home/away
Albania Loss 2 W/ 0 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Iceland Win 4 W/ 0 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 2 L

Last game between the nations: 08.06.2019 Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Iceland – Albania 1:0; Johann Gudmundsson 22′
Last game on Albanian soil: 12.10.2012 World Cup Qualifiers: Albania – Iceland 1:2; Edgar Cani 29′; Birkir Bjarnason 19′, Gylfi Sigurdsson 81′

Worth mentioning: Albania and Iceland have met six times through the years, with Iceland having an edge with 4 victories, compared to Albania’s two. The two nations are yet to finish a game in a draw. None of the sides was able to score more than twice in any of the matches, with three featuring over 2,5 goals and the same also witnessing goals at both ends. All of the three encounters held in Albania were decided by one goal margin.

Albania vs Iceland Stats

As of 08.09 Last Game Last 10 Games Last 5 Games home/away
Albania Loss 3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
Iceland Win 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L

Last game Albania: 07.09.2019 Euro 2020 Qualifiers: France – Albania 4:1; Kingsley Coman 8′, 68′, Olivier Giroud 27′, Jonathan Ikone 85′; Sokol Cikalleshi 90′ (penalty); Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty for France in the 37′
Top performers Albania: Sokol Cikalleshi 2 goals, Amir Abrashi 1 goal, Bekim Balaj 1 goal.
Last game Iceland: 07.09.2019 Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Iceland – Moldova 3:0; Kolbeinn Sigthorsson 31′, Birkir Bjarnasson 55′, Jon Bodvarsson 77′
Top performers Iceland: Ragnar Sigurdsson 2 goals 2 assists, Birkir Bjarnasson 2 goals 1 assist, Jon Bodvarsson 1 goal 1 assist.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean sheets
Albania 7:15 3 1 4
Iceland 13:13 6 4 4

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in Albania’s previous eight matches, as they registered three victories in the process. On Saturday they lost their visit to the World champions from France by 4:1. Two of the country’s last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, while only the meeting with France saw both sides scoring. Albania have scored just three goals across their last five home matches.
Iceland lost only to France from their last eight matches and are on the back of three consecutive victories. Three of the nation’s last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, as just one of those witnessed goals at both ends. Iceland have won just one of their previous twelve games, when listed as the away side.

Albania vs Iceland News

Missing players Albania: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Iceland: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Albania vs Iceland Predictions

Both nations to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.75 @ bet365