Scotland VS Canada BETTING TIPS (22-03-2017)
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Scotland VS Canada
Scotland and Canada play in a friendly. This is Scotland’s first friendly this year. In the case of Canada, this is their second friendly of the year, after their previous friendly against Bermuda. There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last clash was on 10-15-2002 and ended with the result: Scotland (3-1) Canada. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Canada presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team will play their first friendly of the year, having played 4 the previous year with the following results: France (3-0) Scotland, Italy (1-0) Scotland, Scotland (1-0) Denmark and Czech Republic 0-1) Scotland. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 8 victories , 3 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 14 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with England by (3-0). Scotland won 4, drew 2 and lost 1 of their last 7 home games for all competitions. 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 suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to turn the score.
Scotland are making their first appearance in 2017 in a bid to show a better performance than they did in their last matches last year as they have won only one of their last five games and come from two straight defeats. In 2016, there were eight matches, of which the Scottish team won only three, two of which were friendly and only one valid for the World Cup qualifiers, when they won the Malta 1×5 away. For this match, the coach should keep the team in the 4-3-3 or 4-2-3-1, especially the midfielder Snodgrass.
The visiting team played their second friendly of the year after facing the Bermuda Islands in a match that ended with the result: Bermuda (2-4) Canada. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; Against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games as a visitor Canada won 1, drawn 3 and lost 6. The team allowed their opponents goals in 9 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 15 games, he never got around to scoring in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Canada are on the pitch for their second showing in 2017 trying to capitalize on the result of their first friendly match this year to improve their performance, which has not been one of the best, especially in the last year. In 2016, the team won only three of their ten matches, considering friendly matches and qualifying matches for the World Cup Qualifiers. His last home win was in a friendly against Mauritania, which finished in 4×0. However, his last victory in competitions was against El Salvador, also at home, for the World Cup Qualifiers, which finished in 3×1. For that match, the coach must keep the team at 4-2-3-1.