Poland vs. Sweden Tips, Preview and Predictions

Poland and Sweden will battle it out for a place in Qatar in the World Cup play-off final on Tuesday evening. The Eagles made it to the final after Russia were disqualified and will have home advantage, while the Blue and Yellows needed extra-time to see off a tough Czech Republic side. Where and when: Stadion Slaski – 29 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Poland vs. Sweden: Sky Sports Last time: Sweden earned a crucial 3-2 win over Poland in their final Euro 2020 Group E clash that…

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Portugal vs. North Macedonia Tips, Preview and Predictions

This is not the World Cup playoff final that anyone expected. It seemed almost cruel that either Portugal or Italy would miss out on Qatar 2022. But now both nations could be absent thanks to North Macedonia’s victory on Thursday. They now must beat Portugal in Porto on Tuesday to reach their first ever World Cup finals though. Where and when: Estádio do Dragão – 29 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Portugal vs. North Macedonia: Last time: These two nations have only ever met twice with the last…

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Italy vs. North Macedonia Tips, Preview and Predictions

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A few months ago it was unthinkable, but now there is a real risk for the reigning European champions Italy to miss on a World Cup for a second consecutive time. The Azzurri welcome North Macedonia in Sicily in an attempt to reach the play-off final and face the winner of Turkey and Portugal for a place in Qatar in December. Where and when: Renzo Barbera – 24 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Italy vs. North Macedonia: Sky Sports Last time: Italy failed to beat North Macedonia in…

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Portugal vs. Turkey Tips, Preview and Predictions

It seems incredible that Cristiano Ronaldo may miss out on potentially a last chance to win a World Cup with Portugal. But, thanks to a terrible qualification run-in, Portugal now have to beat Turkey for a chance to play Italy or North Macedonia for a place in Qatar. Where and when: Estádio do Dragão – 24 March, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Portugal vs. Turkey: Sky Sports Last time: These two last met over 10 years ago in a Euro 2012 warm-up match. Turkey ran out 3-1 winners in…

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Wales vs. Belgium Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Group E leaders Belgium travel to Wales for their last clash from the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Roberto Martinez’s have already secured their qualification, while the Dragons are in the fight for second place alongside the Czech Republic in what promises to be an intriguing final round. Where and when: Cardiff City Stadium – 16 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Wales vs. Belgium: Sky Sports Last time: Harry Wilson’s opener wasn’t enough for Wales, as Belgium earned a 3-1 victory against the Dragons back in March. Thorgan Hazard,…

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Northern Ireland vs. Italy Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Northern Ireland host Italy at Windsor Park in the final round of World Cup qualification Group C fixtures on Monday night. The Green and White Army have no chance of seeing their team qualify for Qatar 2022, but the Azzurri’s participation could hinge on this result.  Where and when: Windsor Park – 15 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Northern Ireland vs. Italy: Sky Sports Last time: Domenico Berardi and Ciro Immobile both scored in the first half as Italy beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in Parma back in March. …

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Spain vs. Sweden Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Spain and Sweden look set to meet in a winner-takes-all finale to World Cup qualification Group B. Much depends on the outcome from their Thursday fixtures, but we should be in for a monster clash in Seville on Sunday night.  Where and when: Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla – 14 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Spain vs. Sweden: Sky Sports Last time: Carlos Soler put Spain into an early lead when the countries met at the Friends Arena two months ago, but Sweden swiftly equalised through Alexander Isak…

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Montenegro vs. Netherlands Tips, Preview and Predictions

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The Netherlands will be looking for a victory that would book their place at the 2022 World Cup when they travel to Podgorica to face Montenegro on Friday. Louis van Gaal’s men are top of Group G and defeated Montenegro 4-0 in Amsterdam back in September, with Miodrag Radulovc side’s now out of the fight for a top-two finish. Where and when: Podgorica City Stadium – 13 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see Montenegro vs. Netherlands: Sky Sports Last time: Memphis Depay’s brace set the tone for a 4-0…

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Armenia vs. Germany Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Germany are looking to round off their successful World Cup qualification campaign with another victory over Armenia on Sunday. The Mountaineers could still have it all to play for though, so the outcome of this fixture is no gimme.  Where and when: Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium – 14 November, kick-off 17:00 Where you can see Armenia vs. Germany: Sky Sports Last time: Serge Gnabry opened up with a brace for Germany when these teams met in Stuttgart two months ago, before Marco Reus, Timo Werner, Jonas Hofmann and Karim Adeyemi…

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France vs. Kazakhstan Tips, Preview and Predictions

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Defending world champions France will aim to top Group D on Sunday when they host Kazakhstan in this 2022 World Cup qualifier. Didier Deschamps’ men have already secured at least a play-off spot, but theoretically can still finish second, as Ukraine are three points behind them. Kazakhstan, on the other hand, are at the bottom of the group with three points and are yet to register a win. Where and when: Parc des Princes – 13 November, kick-off 19:45 Where you can see France vs. Kazakhstan: Sky Sports Last time:…

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