ALB Vs BLR Fantasy Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: The ongoing season boils down to today’s encounter for Albania and Belarus.
With both Albania and Belarus in with a shout of sealing top berth in Group 4 of League C, it was only rightful that these two clashed heads against each other to determine the group’s winner.
It isn’t only top spot which is at stake though come today with the winner of the upcoming contest also earning promotion into League B of the marquee UEFA Nations League. It’s a prize either side will be looking to clinch come today, insatiable thirst for which will see both these sides give everything they have out on the pitch.
Beginning their soiree this season with a 2-0 routing at the hands of today’s opponents, Belarus have done extremely well for themselves ever since. Going four matches unbeaten since that result, the only finds itself sitting in first place ahead of today’s showdown courtesy of a two point lead.
ALB Vs BLR Fantasy Probable Winner
Armenia know though that the two point lead will mean little if they are able to putdown Belarus a second time in the tournament this season. Also, with just two defeats in their last nine matches and with Belarus losing their last three away ties, we envision Albania doing more than enough to pull off a win.
Probable Playing 11
Strakosha, Veseli, Ismajli, Djimsiti, Hysaj, Memushaj, Ramadani, Ndoj, Trashi, Manaj, Balaj
Alyaksandr Hutar, Nikita Naumov, Aleksandr Martynovich, Denis Scherbitski, Stanislav Dragun, Sergey Matveychik, Ivan Mayewski, Pavel Nyakhaychyk, Yury Kavalyow, Denis Scherbitski, Igor Stasevich
UEFA Nations League 2020-21
Match: Albania Vs Belarus Group 4
Date And Time: 18th November, Wednesday- 10:30pm IST
Venue: Air Albania Stadium, Tirana
Telecast: Sony Ten 1/HD
- Sokol: 2 Goals
- Evgeni: 3 Goals
Belarus Vs Albania: 0-2
Given Belarus’ horrendous record defensively when playing away from home with the side shipping in 8 goals in its last three away matches, Egor Khatkevich will hold a pivotal role in the side’s aspirations for a win today. He’s been a safe pair of gloves this season, a shot stopper bestowed with the acumen needed to keep attacking plays at bay.
The only reason Albania have continued to remain in the hunt for promotion is due to the team’s impeccable brand of defensive football. The club has been immaculate at the back, letting in just two goals, a period which has seen the club record three cleansheets.
This compact and resilient brand of defending sees us opt for the three defenders from the club for the affair. We begin with Ardian Ismajli who scored for the side the last time they took to the middle with the akin attacking inclined Elseid Hysaj accompanying him.
Berat Djimsiti completes the set of picks from the side.
Evgeni Yablonski has turned into a quiessential player across Belarus’ last two matches. He’s scored in both of them, strikes which see him become a must have pick for us.
Max Ebong scored in the side’s last outing as well to see him give Evgeni company with the intriguing Igor Stasevich completing the triad from the side. The home side on the other hand will see us opt for the services of Ledian Memushaj with the player capable of both recovering the ball and turning over possession.
Top scoring for the hosts with two goals, Sokol Cikalleshi was an instant pick for us with Rey Manaj who scored in the side’s previous outing forming the duo from the country. Belarus will see top scorer with the two goals and one assists, Vitali Lisakovich complete our set of picks for the encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Sokol’s goal in Albania’s last tie sees him emerge as our captain with Vitali being inducted as the vice-captain.
Egor, Ismajli, Djimsiti, Hysaj, Igor, Ebong, Memushaj, Yablonski, Manaj, Vitali, Sokol
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.