This clash is going to be a very thrilling one since none of these two teams have qualified for the World Cup but both these two teams would try to get a spot in the UEFA Euro Cup 2020. Though the qualification process for the Euro hasn’t kicked off, both the teams would try going for a win in this game or at least taking this match as a simulation and see, which players are fitted best in which position. The terrible form in away games Norway is having at the moment can see Albania ending the game with a smile on their face.
Norway vs Albania full squad, team news, playing XI and match preview are listed here.
When and where?
This match is to be played at Elbasan Arena, Elbasan, Albania. The ground has a capacity of 12, 800 and it is expected to be a chilly day in Elbasan which would only add to the excitement of this game.
The clash will take place at 10:30 PM (IST) on March 26, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV app and fuboTV.
Norway won – 1
Albania won – 1
Not decided – 2
Norway – W L L W W L
Albania – W L L D W W
Goalkeepers: Rune Jarstein, Orjan Nyland
Defenders: Sander Berge, Omar Elabdellaoui, Martin Linnes, Birger Meling, Havard Nordtveit, Tore Reginiussen, Jorgen Skjelvik, Gustav Valsik
Midfielders: Jo Inge Berget, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Markus Henriksen, Stefan Johansen, Mats Moller Dehli, Ole Selnaes, Jonas Svensson
Forwards: Alexander Sorloth, Alexander Soderlund, Josh King, Tarik Elyounoussi, Haitam Aleesami
Goalkeepers: Etrit Berisha
Defenders: Ansi Agolli, Arlind Ajeti, Ivan Balliu, Elseid Hysaj, Andi Lila, Mergim Mavraj, Hysen Memolla
Midfielders: Amir Abrashi, Valon Ahmedi, Migjen Basha, Eos Grezda, Jahmir Hyka, Ergys Kace, Burim Kukeli, Liridon Latifi, Ledian Memushaj, Odise Roshi
Forwards: Azdren Llullaku, Armando Sadiku
Norway – Nyland (GK), Elabdellaoui, Rosted, Nordtveit, Meling, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Odegaard, Johansen, Henriksen, Kamara, T. Elyounoussi
Albania – Berisha (GK), Hysaj, Prenga, Mavraj, Lenjani, Roshi, Xhaka, Lilaj, Grezda, Sadiku, Balaj
Our bet is on Albania for this game because it is their hoe match and they would get all the support they want from the audience and they would make good use of it in this game. Moreover, the terrible form Norway is going through at the moment in their away games it is expected that Albanians would have the last laugh in this game.
THIS NOR VS ALB MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.