Scotland will be keeping a close eye on this crucial Euro 2024 qualifier after they failed to secure their place at the finals on Thursday night. Now Group A lies in the balance, with Norway (11/4) needing to beat Spain (19/20) on Sunday night to leapfrog the 2012 champions. 

Norway vs Spain Tips

  • Norway to win @ 11/4
  • Over 2.5 goals @ EVS

Team News

Erling Haaland scored twice in the win over Cyprus and is fit to start this one, as are the dangerous midfield duo of Sander Berge and Martin Odegaard. The Arsenal captain was taken off to rest in the second half of that 4-0 win, but there are no concerns of an injury heading into this one.

Meanwhile, having scored the crucial second goal in the 2-0 win over Scotland, Spain manager Luis de la Fuente may choose to reward Oihan Sancet with a start. The Athletic Bilbao midfielder impressed off the bench, while number nine Alvaro Morata will retain his place after scoring another crucial goal. 

Norway to win @ 11/4

Spain came out victorious on home soil against Scotland, but they didn’t look all that convincing. They were fortunate not to go behind after Scott McTominay’s goal was ruled out for offside and despite dominating possession, didn’t create that many clear cut chances. 

That was a game in which Scotland didn’t have any intention of attacking. They only needed a point to qualify, and at 0-0 at half-time, looked like they could get it. The away side only managed one shot on target and 25% possession, as Spain ran out 2-0 winners. 

Norway, on home soil, won’t allow Spain that luxury. Unlike Scotland, they have to get all three points in order to keep qualification hopes alive and all of their quality lies in attack. Haaland is the obvious threat, and with Odegaard supplying him – even if Spain dominate possession, they could easily be caught on the break. I fancy the home side to do something quite special here, and I’m yet to be convinced by Spain under Luis de la Fuente.

Over 2.5 goals @ EVS

I like this price for a game that features a whole lot of attacking talent. Morata and Haaland both have their shooting boots on and Norway haven’t failed to score since March 2023. That was in a 3-0 defeat to Spain, but I feel both teams have changed since that day. 

Now Norway have to go all out for the three points, and they should start this game on the front foot. Meanwhile Spain have the ability to score goals in abundance. This should be one of the must-watch encounters of the international break. Time to sit back and enjoy the goal-fest.

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