Tip Sweden - Romania
Sweden have had a successful season so far as they won their UEFA Nations League group securing promotion to League 1. They finished ahead of Russia and Turkey in their group and now turn their attention to Euro 2020. Their group sees them taking on Spain,Norway, Faroe Islands, Malta and Romania who they host in this opening fixture.Sweden played two friendlies in January losing at home to Finland and drawing 2-2 with Iceland with their opponents equalizing in the 91st minute. Despite their Nations League success, only one of their last five home games have ended in victory. Only one of their last 17 home Euro qualifiers have been lost with no losses in their last six home World Cup qualifiers.
Romania finished second to Serbia in their League C Nations League group. They qualified for the last Euro Championships but missed out on last year's World Cup finals in Russia. They didn't lose any of their group games but three draws cost them dearly but this is a side that hasn't lost a game since late 2017 and are unbeaten in their last ten matches. Three of their last five away matches have been won and the tip here is a double chance bet on Romania to win or draw this qualifying match.
Key points Sweden - Romania
Sweden have only won one of their last five home games.
Romania haven't lost a game since late 2017.
Romania have won three of their last five away matches.
Romania beat Sweden 1-0 at home last March.
Conclusion Sweden - Romania
This is a difficult qualifying group and Sweden have a tough opening game at home to Romania. The visitors drew too many of their Nations League games and lost out to Serbia so stay in League C. They haven't lost a match since late 2017 and beat Sweden 1-0 a home last year, the only meeting between these two countries this century. Go for Romania on a double chance bet to win or draw this game.
Sweden Romania Prediction published on March 21, 2019