LAT vs MLT Dream11 Prediction: Both Latvia and Malta run into each other seeking their first win in UEFA Nations League 2020-22. Faroe Islands are sitting atop the table in League D Group 1, four and five points above Latvia and Malta respectively. Either team or both, dropping a point in this game could very well end their hopes of qualifying to League C as group winners. Latvia will be under more pressure as a host, as they seek to end a run of three draws. The match will be played at Daugava Stadium in Riga on Tuesday night (IST). Here is LAT vs MLT Dream 11 Match Prediction.
Date & Time: 09:30 PM (IST), October 13, Tuesday
Venue: Daugava Stadium in Riga
Latvia: They are in a decent form, though they had to share the spoils in the last four matches. Latvia's only win in the last five games came in November last year when they beat Austria 1-0 UEFA Euro Qualifiers.
Malta: The visitors drew the last two competitive game, including a 1-1 home draw against this opponent.
Head-to-head (last five meetings):
There have been six previous meetings between these two tiny European football nation. Latvia are on a three-game unbeaten run against Malta, with two of those games resulting in wins, while the other, last, ending in a 1-1 draw last month.
Latvia Wins- 03
Malta Wins– 01
Last meeting: 1-1 Draw in UEFA Nations League Last Month.
Live Streaming: Across Sony Sports Network.
Latvia Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability:
As of now, Latvia are without any concerns with all the players available for selection.
One or two changes could happen here in LAT vs MLT Dream11 Team Prediction. Latvia head coach Dainis Kazakevičs may opt for an aggressive line-up here as he aims to clock first win in UEFA Nations League.
That means Eduards Emsis may come into the playing 11 after featuring from the bench against the Faroe Islands.
Martins Kigurs and Kriss Karklins both are also options from the bench.
Latvia Squad for the upcoming international fixtures:
Goalkeepers: Pāvels Šteinbors, Roberts Ozols, Davis Ošs
Defenders: Mārcis Ošs, Raivis Jurkovskis, Krišs Kārkliņš, Elvis Stuglis, Vladislavs Sorokins
Midfielders: Artūrs Zjuzins, Ritvars Rugins, Igors Tarasovs, Jānis Ikaunieks, Roberts Savaļnieks, Gļebs Kļuškins, Andrejs Cigaņiks, Vladislavs Fjodorovs, Kristers Tobers, Mārtiņš Ķigurs, Eduards Emsis, Alvis Jaunzems, Daniels Ontužāns, Eduards Tīdenbergs
Forwards: Dāvis Ikaunieks, Vladislavs Gutkovskis, Roberts Uldriķis, Raimonds Krollis
LAT Playing 11 (probables):
P Steinbors (GK)
E Emsis / K Tobers
Malta Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability:
Forward Kyrian Nwoko is not part of the current Malta roster due to an injury and won't play in this game. He is the only injury concern for the away team ahead of this game.
Malta announced the following squad:
Goalkeeper: Henry Bonello, Matthew Calleja Cremona, Jake Galea
Defenders: Andrei Agius, Steve Borg, Zach Muscat, Enrico Pepe, Kurt Shaw
Midfielders: Rowen Muscat, Bjorn Kristensen, Joseph Mbong, Steve Pisani, Jake Grech, Myles Beerman, Ryan Camenzuli, Cain Attard, Matthew Guillaumier, Tristan Caruana, Teddy Teuma, Samir Arab
Forwards: Luke Gambin, Jurgen Degabriele, Luke Montebello, Paul Mbong, Shaun Dimech
MLT Playing 11 (probables):
H Bonello (GK)
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Jānis Ikaunieks: Latvia's No-10. He scored the opener against the Faroe Islands in the last round. The 25-year-old has four goals in the domestic league as well. He is a good captain option in Dream 11 prediction teams.
Andrejs Ciganiks: The 23-year-old can pick a pass or two and is good with the tackles as well. He can fetch a good amount of points in this match.
X-factors, differential picks:
Luke Gambin: Malta's best hope in this match and is worth giving a shot in at least one LAT vs MLT Dream11 Teams.
LAT vs MLT Today Match Prediction Football Match
1. Bet 365 Odds
Latvia To Win: 1.61 Or 43.48% chance to win
Draw: 3.40 Or 30.78% chance to win
Malta to Win: 6.50 Or 35.71% chance to win
Latvia To Win: 1.66 Or 42.19% chance to win
Draw: 3.50 Or 30.78% chance to win
Malta to Win: 5.75 Or 37.04% chance to win
Latvia may have failed to win the last four games, but they are hard to beat, even harder to score against and are a much better better roster than Malta.
The betting market is no different. As you can see the Today Match Prediction odds above, the home team is being seen as a favourite to win this match. So choose your LAT vs MLT Dream11 Match Prediction teams wisely.
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