1NEWS – The European Zone World Cup Qualifying Group B is ready to roll back after being held last week. Now each of the five national teams that are members of Group B will return to the field to play matches.
One of the matches will bring together the match between Greece vs Sweden. Where is the match scheduled by the stock exchange online slot gambling will be held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, the headquarters of the Greek national team on Thursday (9/9) starting at 01.45 WIB in the morning.
Greece Still Not Resilient
Greece is now in fourth place in the Group B standings table by successfully collecting three points from three matches. Where the team that has been given the nickname Ethniki has never lost nor has it won. They could only end the game with a draw.
Against Sweden for the first time, it is predicted that Ethniki will not be able to do much and risk getting his first defeat. On the other hand, Sweden has won three consecutive matches.
It is estimated that the host, Greece will prepare its troops to fight against the team from the north. Most likely the team’s tactician, John van’t Schip will play the match with his flagship scheme, 3-5-2.
The front line will be the stage for the two strikers of the team called up by John van’t Schip. Where in this position, the players who will be played are the striker duo who played in the Eredivisie, Vangelis Pavlidis and Anastasios Douvikas. Vangelis Pavlidis plays at AZ Alkmaar while Anastasios Douvikas himself plays with FC Utrecht.
Turning to the middle zone, John van’t Schip will fill it by immediately lowering five players. Konstantinos Tsimikas and Athanasios Androutsos are expected to strengthen the wing sector. Followed by the trio of Manolis Siopis, Andreas Bouchalakis, and Anastasios Bakasetas who were appointed to fill the role of central midfielder.
To the back zone, John van’t Schip will arrange his defense by carrying three names of players who play as central defenders. Where the players who will be appointed are Georgios Tzavellas, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Dimitrios Giannoulis. While the role of goalkeeper will be played by Odysseas Vlachodimos.
Sweden ready to continue winning trend
As already mentioned above, Sweden will come to the headquarters of the Greek national team with a record of always winning. Even the top standings, Spain have also been defeated by them.
However, La Furia Roja can sit comfortably on the throne because they have played five matches in Group B. Meanwhile, the potential opponent from Greece has only played three matches and is preparing to welcome the fourth.
Therefore the architect of the Swedish national team, Janne Andersson is expected to set a mandatory win target. The 58-year-old coach will also carry out the 4-4-2 tactic with an attacking scheme.
The striker who is currently shining with Real Sociedad, Alexander Isak will be Janne Andersson’s mainstay on the front lines. The Eritrean-blooded striker is expected to be paired with Jordan Larsson as a tandem.
In midfield, the team’s four midfield players will reinforce each other. The duo of Emil Forsberg and Dejan Kulusevski has the potential to be deployed as a wing midfielder. Meanwhile, two other players, namely Mattias Svanberg and Jens Cajuste, will be plotted in the central midfield sector.
In the defensive zone, the team nicknamed the Blagult is predicted to be inhabited by Ludwig Augustinsson and Emil Krafth as wing-backs. Followed by the duo Filip Helander and team captain, Victor Lindelof who inhabit the center back sector. Sheffield United goalkeeper Robin Olsen will be placed in his original position as goalkeeper.
Greece vs Sweden Football Prediction 09 September 2021
The last time they met was in 2008, Sweden, who acted as the visitors, successfully beat Greece with score 0 – 2. If the Swedish game runs smoothly and can be executed properly then the victory will be theirs.