The qualification for the European Championship 2020 is already in full swing! In the qualification group B meanwhile Ukraine leads the group. In order for the Ukrainians to make it into the European Championship in 2020, there is still room for improvement, especially since teams like Portugal and Serbia are not going to qualify easily. Two times in a row, the Ukrainian national team could last participate in a European Championship. Will it also be present at the UEFA Euro 2020?
Ukraine vs Serbia Football Betting Tips
At the duel against Ukraine. Serbia are the home side only slightly favored by odds. A prediction on the home side in this case does not seem to be the best choice, because the guests from Serbia have recently found their way back to their old strength. After qualifying for the World Cup in Russia, the Serbs want to participate in a European Championship again. Since 2000, the Serbian national team could no longer qualify for a European Championship.
Coach Shevchenko is on the Ukrainian selection. In qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Ukrainians narrowly missed the entry and had to satisfy themselves behind Croatia with the third group place. Since the involvement of Shevchenko, the Ukrainian selection has improved year after year. In the UEFA Nations League, Ukraine were the group winners to make the ascent perfect. Also in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualification started the Ukrainian selection quite solid. After the draw against group favorite Portugal, Ukraine secured their group lead with their away win at Luxembourg.
In order for it to be enough for the move, but above all the games against Serbia will be groundbreaking. In the last 13 international matches Ukraine has lost only once. In the insignificant last group match of the Nations League against Slovakia, there was the only defeat in the last 13 games. Shevchenko’s side have been undefeated for three international matches and conceded just one goal. Even the strong offensive of the Portuguese could be kept in check in a goalless draw.
Shevchenko will have a promising squad in these upcoming internationals, even though Andriy Yarmolenko will miss an important offensive player. Besides experienced players like Konoplyanko Shevchenko also has some promising young players in the squad. Among others, Tsyhankov (Dinamo Kiev) or Zinchenko (ManCity) are already set in the starting lineup of the Ukrainians. After the strong ideas on the defensive the reckless goal against the Luxembourger was surprising. If the Ukrainian selection defensively continue to present as stable as before, would be a Ukraine vs Serbia tip on the hosts quite realistic.
Expected formation of Ukraine:
↳ Platov – Mykolenko, Matvilenko, Burda, Butko – Malinovskyi, Zinchenko – Konoplyanka, Bezus, Tsyhankov – Moraes
Last matches of Ukraine:
⚽️ 25.03.2019 – Luxembourg vs. Ukraine 1: 2 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 22.03.2019 – Portugal vs. Ukraine 0: 0 (European Championship qualification)
⚽️ 20.11.2018 – Turkey vs. Ukraine 0: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 16.11.2018 – Slovakia vs. Ukraine 4: 1 (Nations League)
⚽️ 16.10.2018 – Ukraine vs. Czech Republic 1: 0 (Nations League)
Serbia – Statistics & Current Form
Since Serbia is an independent state, the national team has never qualified for a European Championship. Since 2000, it has been waiting in vain for a successful qualification to a European Championship, even if the balance at the World Cup could be seen. Although Serbia qualified successfully at the most recent 2018 World Cup in Russia, they were already in the group stage.
The Serbs want to regain their old strength and are well on their way. Since the involvement of coach Mladen Krstajic there were initially mixed performance, but recently the game of Serbs had improved significantly, which also confirm the results. None of the last eight international matches has been lost. For the debut in the UEFA Euro Quali 2020, Serbia has taken an important point in Portugal. Now they want to win in the away game in Ukraine.
In the Nations League, Serbia was able to rise as a group winner and recorded 14 points in six games. With the impressive form the Serbian selection wants to continue the European Championship qualification. In addition to the draw against Portugal, this year’s draw drew against the German national team, where the Serbians performed well, especially in the first half.
In the current squad of the Serbs promising players are present – especially Luka Jovic, who has moved after his strong season at Eintracht Frankfurt to Real Madrid. Jovic has already scored in his first four international matches for Serbia. Kostic and Gacinovic are two representatives from the Bundesliga and one from Bremen, Veljkovic. Dusan Tadic, who has played a superb season with Ajax Amsterdam, plays a pivotal role in midfield and is the linchpin of the Serbia offensive. In addition to the defensive qualities in the squad of Serbs speaks especially the strong offensive for a Ukraine against Serbia tip on the guests. Should that prediction prove true, Ukraine can Serbia odds are tapped by 3:00.
Expected formation of Serbia:
↳ Dmitrovic – Mladenovic, Milenkovic, Spajic, Rukavina – Maksimovic – Gacinovic, Ljajic, Lazovic – Jovic, Tadic
Last matches of Serbia:
⚽️ 25.03.2019 – Portugal vs. Serbia 1: 1 (European Championship Qualification)
⚽️ 20.03.2019 – Germany vs Serbia 1: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 20.11.2018 – Serbia vs. Lithuania 4: 1 (Nations League)
⚽️ 17.11.2018 – Serbia vs. Montenegro 2: 1 (Nations League)
⚽️ 14.10.2018 – Romania vs Serbia 0: 0 (Nations League)
Ukraine vs Serbia Direct Comparison
Serbia has never won against Ukraine and lost all five matches so far. In the five defeats Serbia scored just one goal and had to plug in nine goals. The last clash took place in November 2011, when Ukraine beat Serbia 2-0. Will the Ukrainian selection also prevail in the sixth duel or is this Serbia too strong for the Ukrainians?
Ukraine vs Serbia Betting Tips and Prediction Explained
Serbia travels as a slight underdog to Lviv, but in this case should not be underestimated. The offensive quality of the Serbian selection is undisputed. Even the recent uptrend is hard to miss. Serbia will not be content with the minimal point win from Ukraine in the strong performances in past internationals. With a victory, Serbia wants to catch up with Ukraine and take a big step towards UEFA Euro 2020.
Key Facts – Ukraine vs Serbia tips
⭐️ Serbia has never qualified for the European Championship since 2000.
⭐️ Serbia has not lost for eight international matches.
⭐️ Serbia has never won against the Ukrainian selection.
However, it will not be easy for the Serbian team to win the home-friendly Ukrainians. The hosts have also been able to convince recently and have lost only once in the entire calendar year 2018. As the Ukraine vs Serbia shows betting odds, we expect a duel on equal terms of both teams. However, we value the individual quality on the part of the Serbs more and would be in the duel between Ukraine vs. Serbia make a tip on the guests.
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