On Thursday night, Slovakia will look to kick off their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign in Group J as they welcome minnows Luxembourg.Slovakia form guide
The home team’s recent form has not been great, as they have failed to win in their last five international games. However, that run includes drawing their last three international matches. Their recent outings have been relatively low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in seven of their last ten games.
Despite qualifying for Euro 2024, Slovakia has won just two of their last seven matches in 90 minutes. Their recent European Championship qualifiers have been relatively low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in four of their previous five matches.
Slovakia’s recent record on home soil in qualifying is not the best, as they have won just two of their last seven home qualifiers.Luxembourg form guide
The minnows go into this clash on the back of a five-game unbeaten run, although four of the five games ended in draws. The visitor's recent international matches have been low-scoring, with under 2.5 goals scored in six of their last nine games.
Luxembourg has failed to win in their previous seven European Championship qualifiers, having suffered five straight defeats in the poor recent run of form.
They have had problems at both ends of the pitch, conceding at least two goals in their last four qualifiers. At the other end, Luxembourg has failed to score in four of their last five European Championship qualifiers.
Luxembourg also has a woeful recent record in qualifying for the European Championship, as they have failed to win in 15 away games while suffering 14 away defeats in the process.What am I backing?
Although Slovakia has not been in great form of late, I am backing them to record a relatively comfortable victory over the visitors.