Macedonia v Luxembourg | Betting Preview

Date: October 9, 2014
Venue: Nacionalna Arena Filip II Makedonski, Skopje
Kick-off Time: 1715 hours BST

European National football will resume action with Macedonia taking on Luxembourg in the European Championship Qualifiers. Both teams are placed in Group C, with Spain leading the group. Luxembourg managed one point against Belarus while Macedonia lost to the European Champions, Spain.

Macedonia Form: L-D-L-D-L

In the first round of the European Championship qualifiers Macedonia played Spain. They were handed a crushing 5-1 defeat by the defending champions. Head Coach Boško Gjurovski would like to improve his side defensive and offensive play.

Luxembourg Form: D-D-L-D-L

On 8th September 2014, Luxembourg and Belarus could not be separated as they drew 1-1. Luxembourg could only get one shot on target in the last game, but received five yellow cards. They will look to attack better in the coming game.

Key Players

Macedonia: Agim Ibraimi

The Maribor midfielder will be important player for Macedonia. He plays in the number 10 position will be looking to make more chances for his team mates while he will also try to increase his individual tally.

Luxembourg: Lars Krogh Gerson

The 24-year-old midfielder will be an important player for the red lions. He already opened the scoring this season in the last game against Belarus. The number seven scored a volley from within the six yard box. He will look to make more of an impact in the coming game.

Betting Advice

Luxembourg already has a point against their name while Macedonia still has to move past the zero mark. However, Macedonia looks far superior in their quality as compared to Luxembourg and should win this easy. They are 1.45 with bet365 to win this match while Luxembourg start at 7.5 with BetVictor to spring a surpise. A high goal-scoring game is expected with bet365 offering 2.15 for more than 2.5 goals in the game.