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Spain vs Ukraine Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Spain get first Nations League win in Madrid?

  • Spain host Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday
  • The match is being played in Madrid at 7:45pm BST
  • Spain drew 1-1 in Germany but have won their last 4 matches against Ukraine
  • Ukraine are undefeated in 21 of their last 22 matches
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Can Spain get past Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League (Getty Images)

Spain host Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. La Roja snatched a late equaliser in Germany, will they need more luck in Madrid?

Spain Form


Spain qualified for the European Championship with ease, finishing five points ahead of Sweden at the top of Group F. They won eight and drew two of their 10 qualification matches.

La Roja drew 1-1 against Norway and Sweden before two convincing home wins. Spain crushed Malta 7-0 in Cadiz and Romania were demolished 5-0 in Madrid.

Spain began their UEFA Nations League campaign with a 1-1 draw against Germany in Stuttgart. Luis Enrique’s side were 1-0 down deep into added time before José Gaya’s late equaliser.

Spain Team News


Defender Sergio Ramos and midfielder Sergio Busquets are the experienced players in the Spain squad.

Ansu Fati replaced Jesús Navas at half-time against Germany and will hope to start.

Debutantes in the squad include goalkeeper Unai Simón, defenders Eric García, Sergio Reguilón and midfielder Mikel Merino.

Spain Squad


Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Unai Simón
Defenders: Sergio Ramos, Jesús Navas, Dani Carvajal, José Luis Gayà, Diego Llorente, Pau Torres, Eric García, Sergio Reguilón
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Thiago, Rodri, Fabián, Dani Olmo, Mikel Merino, Óscar
Forwards: Marco Asensio, Rodrigo, Gerard, Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres.

Ukraine Form


Ukraine qualified for the UEFA European Championship in style. Andriy Shevchenko’s side won six of their eight matches with two draws, finishing top of Group B, three points ahead of Portugal.

Ukraine won 2-0 win against Lithuania and 2-1 against Portugal to wrap up top spot. They drew 2-2 in Serbia to conclude their qualifying campaign.

Ukraine won 2-1 against Switzerland in Lviv to begin the new Nations League campaign. Andriy Yarmolenko scored in the 14th minute and Oleksandr Zinchenko scored an 88th minute winner.

Ukraine Team News


Ukraine manager Andriy Shevchenko saw seven players withdraw through injury, six of them from Dynamo Kyiv. 

Goalkeeper and captain Andriy Pyatov has earned 94 caps with midfielders Taras Stepanenko (51), Andriy Yarmolenko (87) and Yevhen Konoplyanka (86) the most experienced players.

The bulk of Ukraine’s squad is made up of players from Shakhtar Donetsk. There should be no major changes to Shevchenko’s starting side.

Ukraine Squad


Goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov (Captain), Andriy Lunin, Yuriy Pankiv
Defenders: Mykola Matviyenko, Oleksandr Karavayev, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Eduard Sobol, Serhiy Bolbat, Ihor Plastun
Midfielders: Andriy Yarmolenko, Yevhen Konoplyanka, Taras Stepanenko, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Serhiy Sydorchuk, Ruslan Malinovskyi, Viktor Kovalenko, Viktor Tsyhankov, Marlos
Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk, Júnior Moraes

Spain vs Ukraine Head to Head


Spain have a 4-0 advantage against Ukraine with one draw in five matches. They last met in the 2016 Euro qualifiers, Spain winning 1-0 in both legs.

Spain vs Ukraine Odds


Spain are 1.53 favourites at bet365 with Ukraine priced at 6.50 with Unibet. A draw can be backed at 4.60.

Spain vs Ukraine Stats


  • Spain have won 14 of their last 16 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Spain have won by 5+ goals in their last 2 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Spain have drawn 3 of in their last 5 matches in all competitions.
  • Spain have won their last 4 matches against Ukraine.
  • Ukraine have failed to score in their last 3 matches against Spain.
  • Ukraine are undefeated in 21 of their last 22 matches including friendlies.
  • Ukraine have won 6 of their last 7 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Ukraine have won 4 of their last 5 matches (UEFA Nations League).

Spain vs Ukraine FAQ

Where can I watch the Spain vs Ukraine live stream online?

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Where is Spain vs Ukraine being played?

Spain vs Ukraine is being played at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano in Madrid, Spain.

When is Spain vs Ukraine being played?

Spain vs Ukraine is being played at 19:45 BST on Sunday 6 September 2020.

What competition are Spain vs Ukraine playing in?

Spain vs Ukraine are playing in UEFA Nations League.

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Verdict

Ukraine are tough to beat but Spain are a difficult proposition, especially on home soil. There is little value on offer in this match with under 2.5 goals worth a small play.

Best Bet: Spain Win Full Time Result @-188.68 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: Under 2.5 Goals Total Goals @100 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Spain Win 1-0 Correct Score @600 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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