It’s 100 days to go until the start of the European Football Championship, where the top 24 European teams will compete. 20 teams have already qualified for the tournament, but four places are still available. Bet on Norway vs Serbia, where the winner will have a chance to be at Euro 2020.
16 teams are still in fight for places at the European Championship this summer. After the qualification, 20 teams managed to secure their places, but now some of the remaining teams have been offered a second chance. These teams have been drawn into four groups based on their UEFA Nations League rankings, with four teams in each group. The winners of these groups will qualify, so each team needs two additional wins to be in the tournament.
Bet on Norway vs Serbia, the game of similar powers
Norway and Serbia were in League C in the previous Nations League and they stayed in the same group for the play-offs as well. Both teams won their groups in the previous NL edition but didn’t perform so well in their qualifying groups. Norway was in the same group as Spain and Sweden. Even though they only suffered one loss against Spain, having five draws and only four wins were only enough for the third place.
Serbia had the defending champion Portugal in its group. In spite of drawing with them in Lisbon was a great start of their campaign, they suffered a 5-0 defeat against big rival Ukraine next. Serbia also finished third in the group, three points behind the qualifying place.
A tight game is expected
Online gambling sites in Norway are giving slightly better chances for their own team. Norway has the odds of 2.60 to win the game, while Serbia has the odds of 2.70. Not much difference for sure between the two teams, which have quite different styles. Norway represents the northern football style, based on physical power and long balls. They qualified only once so far for the European Championship, in 2000 when they couldn’t go through from their group. But now they have a young and talented team with one of Europe’s latest superstars, Erling Haaland, who just can’t stop scoring.
The Serbian team is also famous for its physical dominance. Their play through is often viewed too violent, resulting in red cards during the games. Though the Serbian national team has been playing as an independent nation since 2006, they achieved great successes as Yugoslavia before. In the first European Championship in 1960 they finished as a runner-up, just like in 1968. In recent years they haven’t been so successful, they qualified last time in 2000, just like Norway.
Chances of both teams in case they win
Whichever team wins this game, they still need to win another one against the winner of the other game, Scotland vs Israel. Online sportsbooks in Norway are giving much smaller odds for Scotland’s win with 1.80. They are the clear favorites of that game, but against Norway or Serbia, they will have less chances. Especially as that game will be played in Oslo in Belgrade.
Fans can already look forward to these games, but the best are waiting for us at Euro 2020. You can read our prediction about it and England’s chances on our site. On bet365 you can bet on Norway vs Serbia, and all the other games at Euro 2020, check them out now.