Iceland v Russia Football Match – 06.02.2013 – Friendly Match Preview
Iceland v Russia Football match will be in 06.02.2013 at Marbella, Spain. The match will begin at 14:00 with GMT. Iceland National Football Team is average team of Europe. However these years they started to grow quality footballers in their country and they can take surprising results with their squad. Head coach Lars Lagerbäck haven’t called up Indriði Sigurðsson (64 caps), Grétar Steinsson (46 Caps), Rúrik Gíslason (21 Caps), for this match. Iceland may have problems in defence position in Russia match. Indriði Sigurðsson (64 caps), Grétar Steinsson (46 Caps) were important defence players for Iceland and it will be hard to replace them for Lars Lagerbäck. Eiður Guðjohnsen, Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, Alfreð Finnbogason, Birkir Bjarnason and Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson are in squad against Russia. These are the most valuable players of Iceland squad at the moment. I believe Iceland will score in this match but they will concede too.
Russia National Football Team had a great start to WQ group matches. They are at leader position in group and there is 5 points difference between Russia and second placed team. Head coach Fabio Capello didn’t call up important squad players for this match. Andrei Arshavin from Arsenal, Roman Pavlyuchenko from Lokomotiv Moscow, Marat Izmailov from Porto, Igor Semshov from Dynamo Moscow, Diniyar Bilyaletdinov from Spartak Moscow, Pavel Pogrebnyak from Reading won’t be in squad of Russia against Iceland. Fabio Capello has called experienced defensive players for this match but he wants to try young ones in midfield and striker position in this match.
Match Prediction: Both teams will score in this match