LionsBet Preview: Iceland v Ghana: Back the Nordic nation not to keep a clean sheet

Heimir Hallgrimsson’s charges have been struggling to hold their fort tight in recent times and facing the Black Stars will yield a tough tussle here

Iceland welcome Ghana to Laugardalsvollur for their international friendly on Thursday as their final warm-up game ahead of the World Cup finals.

Strakarnir okkar will be looking to record an encouraging result in this clash by returning to winning ways. It’s noteworthy that the hosts are on a three-game winless streak, including a 3-2 defeat in the hands of Norway.

And despite the two successive losses on their turf, LionsBet still tips them at odds of (2.15) to secure the much-needed victory here.

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On the other hand, the Black Stars failed to qualify for the mundial this summer despite losing just one of their six qualifying fixtures. However, defeating Japan 2-0 on the road last week Wednesday could bolster some confidence in them for this match. They’re priced at a mouth-watering (3.35) to cause an upset here.

Seeing this first meeting between both countries end in a draw is chalked up at a chunky (3.00).

Ghana have not lost any of their last five encounters though they have only two victories in that run. Having a clear understanding that Iceland have failed to win any of their last three games should be enough reason to back the West Africans to either win or draw here in Reykjavík at odds of (1.60).

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Should  there be goal action at both ends of the pitch, bookies quote YES  at odds of (1.90).

Three or more goals have been scored in all of Hallgrimsson’s side’s last four matches. Considering this, it appears enticing backing a possible outcome here at (2.25).

A more profitable way to eke out a fortune in this encounter is to back Iceland not to keep a clean sheet in this showdown owing to the fact that Kwesi Appiah’s men have netted in eight of their last nine games. Therefore, LionsBet offers odds of (1.50) for a likely result.