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Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s Nations League match between Albania and Iceland, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

Albania undertake Iceland in group F. UEFA Nations League on tuesday.

After Albania’s 2-1 defeat in Tel Aviv on Saturday and Israel’s promotion to League A, the match is essentially a dead rubber.

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Albania went to Tel Aviv knowing a win would be enough to keep their hopes of unlikely promotion to the top tier of the Nations League alive.

However, after a clean sheet in the first half, Shon Weisman The balance was broken in less than a minute after the start of the second half, Milt Uzni With just two minutes to spare, it looked like it robbed the visitor of a point.

That said, Israel could not be deterred from seeking promotion. Thailand Balibo We’ve bagged the injury time winner to set Bloomfield Stadium in jubilation.

Albania are not at risk of relegation as Russia has already been demoted following their military invasion of Ukraine, but they hope to beat Iceland and finish second in their group.

Icelandic coach Arnar Vidarsson pictured on March 28, 2021© Reuters

Iceland may have been hit even harder than Albania as Balibo’s strike rocked the goal net and missed a chance to propel Israel to the top of Group F.

At 1-1, Amar Vidalsson’s side traveled to Tirana with a win in sight and an immediate return to League A. He didn’t have a single point to their name as they were relegated from that section in the last match.

However, they will again compete in League B regardless of Tuesday’s result. That’s probably a better level for a country that has consistently been overweight, given the population living in the country is less than her 400,000.

After beating Venezuela 1-0 in a friendly in Austria on Thursday, they are confident of holding on to second place in their group without losing to Albania.

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Aron Gunnarsson of Iceland reacts during the match against Croatia on 26 June 2018© Reuters

no albania Endri Sekichi When Kady Bear retired due to injury Edoardo RejaA little lighter side in the middle of the midfield.

The 76-year-old was able to give Uzni the starting line-up after scoring from the bench against Israel.

Iceland, on the other hand, have recovered two extra days compared to their opponents, so they can pick the same starting line-up that beat Venezuela on Thursday.

So, captain Aaron Gunnerson He is likely to make 99 appearances as he pursues 100 years of international appearances.

Albanian starters:
Strakosha; Balliu, Ismajli, Ajeti, Hysaj. Gjasula, Abrashi, Asllani, Laci.Uzni, Broha

Candidates for Iceland’s starting XI:
Lunarson; Parson, Bjarnason, Magnusson, Olafson. Sigurdsson, Porsteinsson, Haraldsson; Gunnarsson, Poroarson, Finnbogason

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Albania 1-1 Iceland.

Iceland have drawn all three of their Nations League matches this campaign and can expect the momentum to continue on Tuesday.

Neither side has much to play, so they may be content to avoid defeat.

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