Northern Ireland Vs Latvia (Friendly): Match preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 | 0

Northern Ireland Vs Latvia – International Friendly (2015)

In last international Break Northern Ireland had qualified into the Euro final stage for the first time. For Group F they was also the group champion. In this international break, they will play against Latvia, who have also played on euro qualification. Watch this match on match day of , 13th November, 2015 or this Friday from Windsor Park at kick off time of 12:30 AM BST, 6:30 PM GMT.

Northern Ireland Vs Latvia

Match Overview:

Tournament      : International Friendly

Match              : Northern Ireland Vs Latvia

Match day        : Friday, 13th November, 2015

Match Venue    : Windsor Park (Belfast)

Kick-off           : 12:30 AM BST, 6:30 PM GMT

Live Telecast TV Channels:

  • Sky Sport Plus HD
  • Sport TV Africa
  • Fox Soccer Plus
  • SuperSport 5 Digitalb
  • ESPN Australia
  • Sportklub HD Croatia

The shock of Euro 2016 France qualification round, Northern Ireland has just confirm their final round of Euro 2016 after finishing first from Group F. Where Latvia played from group A and finished the QF from the bottom of the group table with just 5 points.

However since 1994 this 2 European team has been played 6 head to head match among them. But this match is special, because of their first international friendlies. First meeting was at WC Qualification and last 2 event platform was on EC Qualification. Out of 6 matches 4 won by Northern Ireland, though their last meeting was won by 1-0 goals by Latvia. Which was their 2nd victory against Northern Ireland as well. 7 goals scored by Northern Ireland thus far and 4 by Latvia.

This year successful qualification team Northern Ireland has play 2 friendlies so far. In the first one lost by 1-0 against Scotland and against Qatar they made a drawn at home by 1-1 goals. Other hand, in only friendlies of the year for Latvia finished after 1-1 goals drawn against Ukraine.

Northern Ireland Squad

Roy Carroll, Chris Baird, Gareth McAuley, Jonny Evans, Shane Ferguson, Craig Cathcart, Steven Davis (Captain), Chris Brunt, Corry Evans, Oliver Norwood, Kyle Lafferty, Jamie Ward, Josh Magennis, Billy Mckay.

Latvia Squad:

Andris Vaņins, Vitalijs Maksimenko, Kaspars Gorkss (Captain), Vladislavs Gabovs, Kaspars Dubra, Aleksejs Visnakovs, Antons Kurakins, Vitalijs Jagodinskis, Aleksandrs Cauna, Igors Tarasovs, Olegs Laizans, Vladimirs Kamess, Valerijs Sabala, Eduards Visnakovs.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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