Switzerland and Northern Ireland will meet in the 7th round of qualifications for the World Cup. Switzerland has two draws in a row, but they are still second in the group, and a victory in this match would mean a lot. Northern Ireland is waiting for its chance, and it will not give up in the fight for second place.
October 9th, 2021 – 20:45
Switzerland vs Northern Ireland Betting Tips & Predictions
Switzerland to win @1.50
Over 2.5 FT @2.10
Correct score 3:1 @15.00
Reason for Switzerland vs Northern Ireland Predictions
Italy top World Cup qualifying Group C by six points, however, Switzerland is in second and have two games in hand on the group leaders. The same applies to Northern Ireland, who travel to Switzerland three points behind their opponents. Italy is on Nations League duty, so the coming week will see these two countries use up those games in hand. Switzerland has played two qualifiers since making it to the last eight at Euro 2020. They drew 0-0 at home to Italy and then traveled to Northern Ireland for another goalless draw. Over 90 minutes, Switzerland only had one loss in their last 15 games, the 3-0 loss to Italy at Euro 2020. Over their last six games, Murat Yakin’s Switzerland has found the net a total of 9 times, giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5. Denis Zakaria plays excellently and does not allow the opponent to play in the middle of the field. Seferovic is experienced, he plays in Benfica, he played a great season, it means a lot to the national team, he is expected to score more goals and bring joy to his nation.
Northern Ireland can go second if winning this game. Their form has improved of late with just one defeat (by Ukraine) in their last six matches. They had gone 13 games without a win before beating Malta in May of this year. Away form has seen three wins in their previous 10 (over 90 minutes), but they were achieved against Malta, Lithuania, and Estonia. Four of their last six matches have had under 2.5 goals scored in them. Games between these two countries aren’t usually a goal-fest. Just six goals in seven matches, and three of those were in one game. A tendency of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Northern Ireland has become apparent in recent matches. A glance at their last six games shows that it has occurred five times. During these clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal total of 2 while Northern Ireland has scored 8. Shayne Lavery enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and moves towards the goal, the opponent has problems. He is strong, and his most important strength is speed. The bench players are expected to show as much as possible and impose themselves on the coach for the starting lineup.
Switzerland is the favorite in this match, with the victory they want to secure second place.
The prediction for this match is over 2.5 goals. We hope that football fans will enjoy this match.