The Lithuanian national team will host Northern Ireland at home. This match will take place in the fourth round of the 2022 World Cup qualification. Will the home team manage to score the first points?
In the first round of the World Cup qualification, the Lithuanian national team played against Italy at home. As expected, the team failed to defeat the group C favorite. In this match, the result was 0-2. Then Lithuania played against Estonia at home. For the second game in a row, they left the field without scoring a goal, losing by a narrow margin, 0-1. Now Lithuania is last in their group table.
Northern Ireland form
The first opponent of the Northern Ireland national team in the World Cup qualification was the Italian national team. The Northern Irishmen lost to Squadra Azzurra with a score of 0-2. Then the team returned to their stadium to host Bulgaria. In this game, they failed to score but were reliable in defense, 0-0. With one point, Northern Ireland is 3rd in the group C table.
Lithuania and Northern Ireland will have the third match in history. In the last two matches, they also played in the World Cup qualification (the games were in 1994 and 1995). In the first match, they scored two goals and failed to determine the winner. In the second game, Northern Ireland was stronger. It was a narrow 1-0 victory.
- Northern Ireland scored no goals in the last 5 matches of the World Cup qualification;
- Lithuania had 8 defeats in the last 9 matches of the World Cup qualification;
- In the last 5 matches of Northern Ireland in the World Cup qualification the bet "Total Under 2.5" paid off;
- Lithuania scored only in 1 of the last 6 matches of the World Cup qualification.
Expert Betting Tips
The teams disappointed their fans with their first two World Cup qualification matches. I believe that both of them will try to make up for the unsuccessful start. That's why I expect an active and interesting game, where Lithuania and Northern Ireland will be productive and finally score some goals. You can also bet on Yellow Cards Total.
- Total Over 2.5 for 2.60;
- Northern Ireland To Score in the 1st Half for 2.13.