Spain and Malta play at Estadio Ramón de Carranza in a qualifying round match.
After 6 wins and 2 draws, the home team is currently in the 1 st position, with 20 points won. In the last match, they tied in an away match against (1‑1) against Sweden, after in the previous match they have tied (1‑1) an away match against Norway. Spain have won 6, tied 2 and lost 2 of the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they haven't lost in 8 matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 8 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of their last 10 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 7 out of 10 have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 7 of its last 8 Euro qualifiers matches, of those 7 reached the halftime lead by 5 and managed to maintain the lead until the end of 90 'at 6.
Spain enter this match with a 1-1 draw against Sweden, adding their second straight game without a win in this qualifying round for EURO 2020: Rodrigo's only goal was scored. It is worth mentioning that the Spaniards have already secured a place in the next European Championship. In this match against Malta, the coach Robert Moreno should keep the team in their usual tactical design, that is, 4-4-2, where Paco Alcácer and Álvaro Morata are the most advanced of the team. Sergio Ramos and Rodrigo are Spain's top scorers in the competition with 4 goals each. The entire squad is available for this game.
The away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 7 losses. In the penultimate round, they have lost a home match against Sweden by (0‑4). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Faroe Islands, by (1‑0). In the last 4 Euro Qualifiers away visitor matches Malta has a record of 4 losses.
For this competition, they have a sequence of 7 losses in the last matches and they haven't won any of the last 4 away matches. Defensive consistency hasn't been their best feature, as they have conceded at least one goal in each of the last 8 matches, and their offense has not been very successful as they haven't scored goals in 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition. . The team has had many difficulties scoring first. Indeed, they have only opened the scoring once in the last 8 Euro Qualifiers matches. In 8 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 7 times and have never been able to turn the score around.
Malta comes for this match after a 1-0 loss against Faroe Islands, thus adding the sixth consecutive loss in this qualifying round. In this away game, coach Ray Farrugia should choose a defensive strategy, looking only for the counterattack, in order to explore the spaces left by the opponent. It is important to note that the visiting team shows many defensive and offensive weaknesses. Borg and Nwoko were the scorers of Malta's only goals in this competition. The entire squad is available for this game.
Malta haven't won any of their last 3 games against Spain.
Spain's home record this season: 3-0-0.
Malta's away record this season: 0-0-4.
Sergio Ramos has more yellow cards (3) than any other player at Spain. Steve Borg has collected 3 for Malta.
Spain haven't lost in their last 9 games.
Malta haven't won any of their last 24 away matches.
Spain have won 4 home matches in a row.
Malta have lost 4 away matches in a row.
Malta have lost 7 matches in a row.
Malta have not managed to score in their last 7 matches.
Spain wins 1st half in 50% of their matches, Malta in 10% of their matches.
Spain wins 50% of halftimes, Malta wins 10%.
Both teams haven't won their last match in European Championship Qualification.
Spain's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Malta's.
In European Championship Qualification, Spain has better performance than Malta.
Spain have lost just 0 of their last 3 games against Malta (in all competitions).
In the last 3 meetings Spain won 3, Malta won 0, 0 draws.
The winner of their last meeting was Spain.
On their last meeting Spain won by 2 goals.
Spain scores 5.67 goals in a match against Malta and Malta scores 1 goals against Spain (on average).
Spain scores 2.5 goals when playing at home and Malta scores 0 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between Spain and Malta is 6.67.
Malta has streak of 7 matches with 0 scored goals.
When Spain leads 1-0 at home, they win in 100% of their matches.
When Malta is down 1-0 away, they win 0% of their matches.
When playing away, Malta have not scored a goal so far this season.
Malta have conceded a goal in each of their last 24 matches.
Spain have scored at least one goal for 38 consecutive matches.
Malta have a losing streak of 7 matches in European Championship Qualification.
Spain haven't scored in 0 of their 3 home matches in European Championship Qualification this season.
Did you know that Spain scores 26% of their goals between the minutes 76-90?
In European Championship Qualification, Spain have 3 successive home wins.
In European Championship Qualification, Malta have lost their last 4 away matches.