Greece vs Kosovo Today Football Match Live Score 12/06/2022
Greece host Kosovo at the Panthessaliko Stadio in their final UEFA Nations League game of the month on Sunday.
The home side have won three games in a row, scoring five goals in that span and also keeping three clean sheets. They picked up an impressive 3-0 win over Cyprus in their previous outing on Thursday.
Kosovo have also scored five goals in three games so far. They have two wins to their name in the competition, with their only defeat of the campaign at home to Greece last Sunday.The two teams have faced each other five times in all competitions so far. Greece are undefeated in these encounters with their northern rivals. The spoils were split twice between the two teams, while two games ended in victories for the hosts.Dimitris Limnios ruptured his ACL in the 3-0 win over Cyprus and will not play football this year. There are no other injuries or suspension issues reported for Ethniki Omada currently.Mërgim Vojvoda was ruled out of Nations League games earlier this month through injury. Edvin Kurtulus, Elbasan Rashani and Florent Hadergjonaj remain unavailable for various reasons.
Dardanet will also have to do without the services of Lirim Kastrati, Ibrahim Drešević and Betim Fazliji, who will be suspended for accumulating yellow cards.
Arijanet Muric and Fidan Aliti will return from their one-game suspensions for the game.Greece (4-3-3): Odysseas Vlachodimos (GK); George Baldock, Dinos Mavropanos, Giorgos Tzavellas, Kostas Tsimikas; Andreas Bouchalakis, Manolis Siopis, Tasos Bakasetas; Tasos Douvikas, Vangelis Pavlidis, Giorgos GiakoumakisKosovo Predicted XI (4-3-3): Samir Ujkani (GK); Mirlind Kryeziu, Amir Rrahmani, Fidan Aliti, Donat Rrudhani; Valon Berisha, Benjamin Kololli, Toni Domgjoni; Milot Rashica, Adon Zhegrova, Vedat MuriqiGreece have had a great run in the competition so far and are big favorites at home. Kosovo have impressed in their campaign so far but could fall short in this game, having suffered defeat in the reverse game last week.This tournament started in 2018 and is played every two years on FIFA international dates. Its format consists of levels, i.e., there are four leagues (A, B, C and D) and each has four groups except D which has two groups: one of four teams and another of three. These leagues are formed according to the level of their teams, with A being the highest level and D the lowest. The winners of categories B, C and D are promoted to the next edition and those that lose in each category are relegated. In total, there are 55 teams.The Kosovo national team has won three of its last five matches. Their qualification for the World Cup in Qatar was not very good where they only managed to score one victory and finished in the last position of their group with five points. In this UEFA Nations League they have started quite well winning in the first match by 0-2 at home against Cyprus. In the second match they were outplayed by Greece itself, in a match where Kosovo finished the game with nine players. In the most recent match this team won 3-2, thanks to a brace by Muriqui, player of Mallorca. Right now Kosovo is second in the group with six points and is the only one that could complicate the first place to the Greeks; The Greek national team and Kosovo have met five times, with a favorable balance for the Greek national team that has won twice, the other three matches have ended in a draw. The Kosovo team has not yet beaten Greece, although it will have a great opportunity. The first meeting between these teams was in the UEFA Nations League in 2020 where they managed to win 1-2. All the clashes of these teams have been in official matches, these two teams were also in the same World Cup qualifying group. The most recent encounter was on June 5 when they met in Kosovo, in a match that the Greek team won thanks to Bakasetas’ goal;
Kosove has made turns of victories in their matches of 2022 and registered three wins in the last five attempts. However, Greece are one step ahead and have managed consecutive victories in the recent three games. The Pirate Ship has also been undefeated in all of the H2Hs against Kosovo. So we expect Greece to fancy their chances this time with the advantage of the home stadium.None of the last four H2Hs between the team featured a high-scoring total but following the recent results, we predict the change of trend in this meeting. Both teams have found the back of the net five times in the three outings of the competition while scoring thrice in their respective last matches. Dardanet also scored twice in the previous away outing. Their form alludes to more firepower on the night and it should make the spectators at the Panthessaliko Stadium happy.The National got to play the first home game of the competition previously and recorded a perfect win of 3-0 against Cyprus. Following the winning momentum, Greece stands at the top of the table in Group C2. Giannis Kotsiras will not be able to take part in this game due to adductor problems.
Predicted XI: Odysseas Vlachodimos; George Baldock, Dinos Mavropanos, Giorgos Tzavellas, Kostas Tsimikas; Andreas Bouchalakis, Manolis Siopis, Tasos Bakasetas; Tasos Douvikas, Vangelis Pavlidis, Giorgos Giakoumakis.
Kosovo Predicted Lineup
Dardanet returned to winning ways in the last game and earned a 3-2 victory in the previous meeting against Northern Ireland. With the help of two wins in the three attempts, Kosovo are second in the standings of their group. The team manager Alain Giresse will have five players out of the squad due to suspensions.
Predicted XI: Samir Ujkani (GK); Mirlind Kryeziu, Amir Rrahmani, Fidan Aliti, Lirim Kastrati; Valon Berisha, Ibrahim Dresevic, Toni Domgjoni; Milot Rashica, Adon Zhegrova, Vedat Muriqi.