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Norway vs Northern Ireland Prediction

Norway

October 14

19:45

Northern Ireland

Norway

Northern Ireland

Having blasted Romania into submission on Sunday, Norway responded emphatically after crashing out of European Championship contention last week. How will they perform at home against a Northern Ireland side who absorbed pressure aplenty to stun Bosnia, keeping their Euro 2021 hopes alive?

The two sides had contrasting results to finish their weekend, but in a tightly-contested Nations League B group, form doesn't always dictate the victor in these matches.

Can either side snatch all three points here to finish this international break on a high? Read my match preview, for the correct score predictions and best betting tips ahead of this fixture.

Norway vs Northern Ireland Betting Tips

Having lost in extra-time against a better opponent in Serbia last week, Norway's Euro 2021 qualification hopes were iced in Oslo. That being said, they were equally unfortunate.

Fulham midfielder and national team captain Stefan Johansen limped off midway through the second-half, with substitute Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's brace proving decisive.

Romania weren't dreadful, but found themselves facing a motivated Norway side with fire in their bellies after a heartbreaking loss just three days earlier.

Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard had a pair of assists, RB Leipzig's new signing Alexander Sorloth had a goal and assist while Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Braut Haaland netted a hat-trick.

It would have been even more, if not for the goalkeeping efforts of Milan's Ciprian Tatarusanu (six saves, five in the box). Speaking of goalkeepers, Norwich's Michael McGovern was Northern Ireland's best performer in a forgettable 1-0 home defeat by Austria.

It goes without saying that they must be weary and disciplined to defend against Norway's multiple attacking threats here, even while possessing a Premier League-level backline.

Norway vs Northern Ireland Correct Score Predictions

In four previous H2H meetings, Norway hold a 3-1 advantage against Wednesday's visitors and only six places separate them in FIFA's world rankings at present. When you compare the two sides' respective qualities, Norway are favourites and will be under no illusions about that, considering who Lars Lagerback can call upon.

NI must again relish their stance as underdogs and look to upset their hosts, channelling the same energy they did away in Sarajevo last week, if they're to earn a result here.

Last matches

Norway

11-10-2020

4 - 0 Romania

W
07-09-2020

1 - 5 Northern Ireland

L
04-09-2020

1 - 2 Austria

L
18-11-2019

1 - 2 Malta

L
15-11-2019

4 - 0 Faroe Islands

W
15-10-2019

1 - 1 Romania

D
12-10-2019

1 - 1 Spain

D
08-09-2019

1 - 1 Sweden

D
05-09-2019

2 - 0 Malta

W
10-06-2019

0 - 2 Faroe Islands

L

Northern Ireland

L

- Austria

11-10-2020
D

- Bosnia-Herzegovina

08-10-2020
L

- Norway

07-09-2020
D

- Romania

04-09-2020
L

- Germany

19-11-2019
D

- Netherlands

16-11-2019
W

- Czech Republic

14-10-2019
L

- Netherlands

10-10-2019
L

- Germany

09-09-2019
W

- Luxembourg

05-09-2019
Norway vs Northern Ireland Head-to-Head (H2H)
07-09-2020

Northern Ireland

1
5

Norway

08-10-2017

Norway

1
0

Northern Ireland

26-03-2017

Northern Ireland

2
0

Norway

29-02-2012

Northern Ireland

0
3

Norway

Norway
vs
Northern Ireland
Predicted Lineup
Norway vs Northern Ireland Predicted Lineup

Jarstein

Meling

Ajer

Strandberg

Elabdellaoui

Normann

Berge

Elyounoussi

Sortloth

Haaland

Odegaard

McGovern

Lewis

Evans

Cathcart

McLaughlin

Thompson

Davis

McNair

Jones

Washington

Boyce

Latest results
Total
Home
Away

4-0 vs Romania (H)

W

5-1 vs Northern Ireland (A)

W

1-2 vs Austria (H)

L

2-1 vs Malta (A)

W

4-0 vs Faroe Islands (H)

W

1-1 vs Romania (A)

D

1-1 vs Spain (H)

D

1-1 vs Sweden (A)

D

2-0 vs Malta (H)

W

2-0 vs Faroe Islands (A)

W
L

0-1 vs Austria (H)

D

1-1 vs Bosnia-Herzegovina (A)

L

1-5 vs Norway (H)

D

1-1 vs Romania (A)

L

1-6 vs Germany (A)

D

0-0 vs Netherlands (H)

W

3-2 vs Czech Republic (A)

L

1-3 vs Netherlands (A)

L

0-2 vs Germany (H)

W

1-0 vs Luxembourg (H)

23

Goals Scored

9

5

Over 2.5 Goals

4

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

4-0 vs Romania (H)

W

1-2 vs Austria (H)

L

4-0 vs Faroe Islands (H)

W

1-1 vs Spain (H)

D

2-0 vs Malta (H)

W
L

0-1 vs Austria (H)

L

1-5 vs Norway (H)

D

0-0 vs Netherlands (H)

L

0-2 vs Germany (H)

W

1-0 vs Luxembourg (H)

12

Goals Scored

2

3

Over 2.5 Goals

1

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

5-1 vs Northern Ireland (A)

W

2-1 vs Malta (A)

W

1-1 vs Romania (A)

D

1-1 vs Sweden (A)

D

2-0 vs Faroe Islands (A)

W
D

1-1 vs Bosnia-Herzegovina (A)

D

1-1 vs Romania (A)

L

1-6 vs Germany (A)

W

3-2 vs Czech Republic (A)

L

1-3 vs Netherlands (A)

11

Goals Scored

7

2

Over 2.5 Goals

3

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

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