Czech Republic vs Wales World Cup Qualifying Prediction & Tips

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Czech Republic vs Wales Prediction

Czech Republic and Wales square off in a crucial World Cup qualifying encounter on Friday night in Prague.

Czech Republic vs Wales Prediction, Tips & Preview

Czech Republic vs Wales free World Cup qualifying betting tips, prediction and preview – Czech Republic are unbeaten in their last six home internationals…

Czech Republic vs Wales Prediction

Czech Republic win H2H best odds $1.70 with bet365
Czech Republic win to nil best odds $2.50 with bet365

  • Wales have won just two of their last nine games
  • Wales have failed to score in four of their last five games
  • Czech Republic are unbeaten in their last six home internationals
  • Four of Czech Republic’s last six wins have been to nil
  • Seven of Czech Republic’s last eight matches have seen the first team to score win the match
  • Patrick Schick has scored 11 goals in his last 15 games for Czech Republic

Czech Republic vs Wales Match Details

🌏 Competition: World Cup Qualifying
🗓 Date: Friday October 8 (Saturday October 9 AEDT)
Time: 5.45am AEDT
🏟 Stadium: Sinobo Stadium (Prague)


Czech Republic vs Wales Head to Head (last five matches)

  • 9/9/21: Wales 1-0 Czech Republic
  • 3/6/07: Wales 0-0 Czech Republic
  • 3/9/06: Czech Republic 2-1 Wales
  • 28/3/02: Wales 0-0 Czech Republic

Czech Republic vs Wales Preview & Tips

Level on points in second spot in Group E behind runaway leaders Belgium, both Czech Republic and Wales know the importance of emerging triumphant in Prague on Friday night.

Wales are behind Czech Republic on goal difference, but they do have a game in hand over their rivals – although one of those is against Belgium.

It’s safe to say Wales haven’t been at their best in recent outings – they’ve failed to score in two of their last three outings and were in a real tussle with Belarus before eventually prevailing 3-2.

A 0-0 stalemate with Estonia at home would have been the most frustrating result of the bunch, with Wales having the opportunity to go into outright second with a game in hand over the Czechs had they claimed all three points.

Coming away from Prague with a victory here is made all the more difficult with star man Gareth Bale sidelined through injury.

Having failed to score in four of their last five matches dating back to the Euros, Wales have it all to do.

Especially when you consider Czech Republic have been extremely hard to break down in their recent home internationals, with Jaroslav Silhavy’s side going unbeaten in their last six – including taking a point from Belgium in World Cup qualifying.

Czech Republic impressed at Euro 2020 by advancing to the quarter-finals, taking four points from the group with a win over Scotland and draw with Croatia before upsetting Netherlands 2-0 in the R16. The Czechs then pushed Denmark all the way in a narrow 2-1 defeat.

Since then, Czech Republic have defeated Belarus, lost to Belgium and drawn with Ukraine.

VERDICT:

Wales prevailed 1-0 in the reverse fixture back in March, but we believe the Czechs have the edge at home and going off the current form of both teams.

Wales are set to find it tough going forward without Bale, so the fact they’ve failed to score in four of their last five games doesn’t bode well.

Four of Czech Republic’s last six wins have been to nil, so they look good to keep a clean sheet against this struggling Welsh attack (Czech Republic win to nil best odds $2.50 with bet365.) Also watch out for Patrick Schick – the Bayer Leverkusen striker has scored 11 goals in his last 15 games for Czech Republic and will be keen to step up in such a big game for his country in front of a home crowd.


Czech Republic vs Wales Stats

  • Wales have won just two of their last nine games
  • Wales have failed to score in four of their last five games
  • Czech Republic are unbeaten in their last six home internationals
  • Four of Czech Republic’s last six wins have been to nil
  • Seven of Czech Republic’s last eight matches have seen the first team to score win the match
  • Patrick Schick has scored 11 goals in his last 15 games for Czech Republic

Czech Republic vs Wales Team News

Gareth Bale is out for Wales in what is a big blow to their attack, with the Real Madrid star involved in all five goals for the Dragons this World Cup qualifying campaign. Ben Davies and David Brooks have also been ruled out with illness, but Kieffer Moore and Aaron Ramsey are back in the squad.

Czech Republic are also missing some key figures, with Vladimir Coufal, Petr Sevcik, Jan Boril and Lukas Masopust all out.


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