Croatia overtook Hungary to claim the top spot in Group E after an emphatic 4-0 victory against Slovakia on Matchday 4. With Wales creeping up behind, the Hungarians will be looking to continue moving in the right direction by beating a downbeat Slovakia side. The Slovaks, on the other hand, need a positive result to keep their hopes of automatic qualification alive.
After slumping to a 2-0 defeat against the Slovaks on Matchday 1, Hungary have done well to win each of their last 3 matches in Group E. They have scored a pleasing 6 goals in the process, conceding just 2 at the other end. Their style of play hasn’t always been that easy on the eye, but Hungary have developed a habit of keeping themselves in games before edging ahead. In their 2 home games, Hungary have scored 3 goals and have created plenty of good goal scoring opportunities. At the other end, they’ve conceded just once, while they gave little away when beating Wales in their most recent home game.
Fortunately for the hosts, Slovakia have been disappointing since their opening-day victory over Hungary. They struggled to get going against Wales on Matchday 2, eventually falling to a 1-0 defeat. The Slovaks did beat whipping boys Azerbaijan but victory against a side of such low quality isn’t exactly something to shout about. On Saturday morning, the Slovaks slumped to an embarrassing 4-0 defeat at home to Croatia. On that occasion, they failed to get involved offensively, while their defence were simply too open at the back. Check out more of the latest European Qualifiers matches and get the most accurate football prediction by TipsPortal.
- Hungary have won their last 3 Euro qualifiers.
- Slovakia have won 1 and drawn 1 of their last 2 meetings with Hungary.
- Slovakia have won 2 and drawn 2 of their last 4 Euro qualifiers.
Hungary vs Slovakia Prediction
- Despite having home advantage against Croatia a few days back, the Slovaks were unable to get things going their way throughout the 90 minutes. Hungary, on the other hand are a tight outfit at home while they don’t score many either. All things considered, we are tipping the hosts for narrow 1-0 win.
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