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North Macedonia vs Gibraltar Today Football Match Live Score 12/06/2022

North Macedonia vs Gibraltar Today Football Match Live Score 12/06/2022

However, following a goalless first half, conceding in the 52nd minute triggered something of a collapse by Blagoja Milevski’s side, who ultimately slipped to a surprising 3-0 home defeat; falling five points behind their opponents in the race to reach League B.

Expectations have risen since the Balkan nation made it to Euro 2020 and enjoyed an infamous World Cup qualifying victory in Germany, and earlier this year they eliminated European champions Italy in the playoffs for Qatar 2022.

Despite defeat to Portugal in the subsequent decider, hopes were high as the Lions returned to competitive action last week, but results have been mixed during their trio of Nations League matches this month.

An opening 1-1 draw in Bulgaria came before a 2-0 win over this Sunday’s opponents in Gibraltar, but their setback in midweek now leaves Milevski’s men with plenty to prove at home to modest opposition. Heavily beaten by the pace-setting Georgians in their opening League C Group 4 contest, Gibraltar may have been slow to adapt to life in Europe’s third tier this summer, but showed significant signs of progress by holding Bulgaria to a 1-1 draw on Thursday.

Promoted to the Nations League’s third tier by going unbeaten against fellow minnows Liechtenstein and San Marino during the 2020-21 edition, Los Llanis recorded two victories and two draws in the process, but have inevitably found the going tougher in the current campaign.

Their first two games concluded with the minnows both pointless and goalless following their loss at home to North Macedonia last weekend, but taking a point off the Bulgarians keeps them in touch with third spot – a placing which would ultimately keep them afloat at League C level.

The side overseen by Uruguayan coach Julio Cesar Ribas now take on one of their toughest challenges of the 2022-23 competition, and as one of only two European nations to lose all 10 of their World Cup qualifiers on the road to this winter’s finals, they will travel east in hope more than expectation. Two of the three H2Hs between the teams have ended with low-scoring outcomes and the sides didn’t get huge totals in their recent matches as well. North Macedonia have rattled the net four times in the last five outings while Gibraltar found the back of the net only once in the same course. Hence, a total of below 2.5 goals will be our next pick for this game.North Macedonia didn’t score in the last game but they will be confident this time as they have netted the ball in all of the meetings against Gibraltar. Nevertheless, Team 54 have been terrible and failed to score a single goal in that span. Gibraltar also missed the target in all of the last three away outings. In opposition, the Lions scored in two of the recent three attempts. So we can expect a comeback of North Macedonia’s attack and defence, with this game concluding without the BTTS.Lynxes terminated their unbeaten sequence of the tournament and lost by 0-3 in the last game against Georgia, leaking all of three in the second half. Having one win and one draw, North Macedonia are second in the table of Group C4. The attacking midfielder David Babunski will be out of the game due to a yellow card suspension.Predicted XI: Stole Dimitrievski; Stefan Askovski, Darko Churlinov, Kire Ristevski, Visar Musliu, Ezgjan Alioski; Enis Bardhi, Stefan Spirovski; Darko Churlinov, Eljif Elmas, Aleksandar Trajkovski.
Gibraltar Predicted Lineup

Los Llanis finally ended the losing string and made a little progress in the last game to end the result in a 1-1 draw against Bulgaria, playing at home. But following the winless run, Gibraltar are at the last of the Group C4 standings. The team manager Julio Ribas will have a fully healthy squad for the selection of this duel.

Predicted XI: Dayle Coleing; Ethan Britto, Scott Wiseman, Bernardo Lopes, Roy Chipolina; Ethan Jolley, Louie Annesley, Kian Ronan, Liam Walker; Reece Styche, Lee Casciaro.The 2022-23 UEFA Nations League continues this weekend and will see North Macedonia host Gibraltar at the Toše Proeski Arena on Sunday.

North Macedonia have had mixed results in the continental showpiece so far. After picking up a draw and a win in their first two games in the competition, they suffered their first defeat last time out, losing 3-0 to group leaders Georgia.The home team have picked up four points from three games and sit second in the group. They will be looking to shake off their latest result and return to winning ways this weekend.

Gibraltar have struggled for results in the Nations League so far, winning none of their three games. They were beaten in their first two games before playing out a 1-1 draw against Bulgaria last time out, with Liam Walker scoring the equalizer from the penalty spot.There have been three meetings between North Macedonia and Gibraltar. The home side are undefeated in all three outings, most recently picking up a 2-0 victory in the reverse meeting earlier this week.Aleksandr Trajkovski and Napoli’s Eljif Elmas both picked up injuries last time out and while the former is expected to miss Sunday’s game, the latter’s availability remains uncertain. Darko Velkovski has returned to full fitness and should start here.

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