Euro 2021 Predictions: Ukraine vs North Macedonia
- Title : Euro 2021 Predictions: Ukraine vs North Macedonia
Despite a spirited comeback in their Group C opener a lapse in concentration saw Ukraine go down late on against the Dutch last Sunday but their can be plenty of positives to be taken out of that encounter and even so they should still have the measure of North Macedonia in Bucharest today to boost their chances of reaching the last 16 of the competition
Ukraine qualified unbeaten in their group and were group leaders ahead of Portugal the European champions while Macedonia have not qualified for euro for along time so they will lose to these fine generation of Ukrainians
Ukraine is to be reckoned with, this despite a big game advantage from the Netherlands in the premiere round, the strength was shown instead during the last 30 where they both put there 2-1 and 2-2. Now, as is well known, it was a loss in the end, but at the same time we are convinced that it will not go unnoticed, but it was a positive second half, and it will undoubtedly be taken into this meeting.
I therefore do not doubt Ukraine at all, but expect that they will change up here in Bucharest, we are well aware that the quality is there, because they have defeated teams like Portugal and Spain, and crossed against France in a World Cup qualifier (March month), so you should be able to defeat a Northern Macedonia in a European Championship. Clear difference here, after all.
If Ukraine ends up right in this match, we will have a very hard time not to win today, with players like Yarmolenko, Malinovskyi and Zinchenko you should be able to beat Northern Macedonia in midfield and from there set full speed ahead, just as they sometimes did against Netherlands. We thought the tendencies in the game looked really good and against a worse opposition, it will only result in more goal chances.
Therefore, I also think the value is interesting in Ukraine, certainly 1.76x for the straight one, but that odds works really well in a double or triple. As I said, we have a hard time seeing that Northern Macedonia will pick up points in this group game, they did not lose to Austria at all but still fell 3-1, and I think that sums it all up very well.
My prediction will be A Ukraine Win and under 4,5 goals. Ukraine have lost only 1 of their last 7 games.
Value Bet: BTTS Yes
|Prediction||Ukraine win, Under 4,5 goals|
|Start Time||15:00 : 17-Jun-21|