20 Mar

Czech Republic VS Lithuania BETTING TIPS (22-03-2017)

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Czech Republic

March 22, 2017 17:00 -
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Czech Republic VS Lithuania

Czech Republic and Lithuania play in what will be the first friendly of the year for both teams. There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last clash was on 11-10-2011 and ended with the result: Lithuania (1-4) Czech Republic. In this match the home factor could play an important role, as Lithuania has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.

This is the first friendly of the year of the home team, who played 7 in the last year. In the last 5, the following results were recorded: Czech Republic (1-1) Denmark, Czech Republic (3-0) Armenia, Czech Republic (1-2) South Korea, Russia (1-2) Czech Republic and Czech Republic 6-0) Malta. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; Against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last game they played, for Friendly, they tied with Denmark at home for (1-1). In the last 10 home games the Czech Republic has 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. The team has conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 15 games, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 14 home games in all competitions: he scored 8 of his 22 goals in minutes (76′-90 ‘).

And the Czech Republic plays their first showing in 2017 in a bid to show a better performance than they did in 2016, when they accumulated more defeats than victories. The Czechs do not have a good time, having won only one of their last five matches, considering matches valid for the World Cup qualifiers and also friendly. In 2016, the Czechs won only four of fourteen matches, three of them friendly and only one in the qualifiers, against Norway, which finished in 2×1. His last clash was a friendly, against Denmark, which ended tied in 1×1. For this match, the coach should keep the team in the 4-2-3-1 or in the 4-3-3.

This will be the first friendly of the year of the visiting team, who played 3 in the last year. In these friendly matches he recorded the following results: Poland (0-0) Lithuania, Russia (3-0) Lithuania and Romania (1-0) Lithuania. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 1 win, 4 draws and 10 defeats as a visitor; Against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for the World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, lost with Slovakia away by (4-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor to Lithuania they drew 3 and lost 7. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the score.

Lithuania will enter the field for the first time in 2017 also needing to improve their performance to return to the World Cup qualifiers with a team with more conditions to fight for the classification. The national team are not in a good mood, having won only one of their last four matches. In 2016, there were fourteen matches, of which Lithuania won four, lost five and drew five. The last victory of the Lithuanians took place in the World Cup Qualifiers against the Malta National Team in the 2×0 game, ending a four-game fast without winning the competition. His last clash was also in the same tournament, against Slovakia away from home, which ended in 4×0. For that match, the coach must keep the team at 4-2-3-1.