On Saturday, March 25, 2023 the Israeli national team will compete against the Kosovo team in the Euro 2024 Qualification. Israel vs Kosovo live streaming, preview and how to watch it can be seen in this article.
Israel and Kosovo will face each other for the first time in their football history in their Euro 2024 qualifying Group I opener on Saturday evening. The two teams are in quite a tough group with the presence of Switzerland, Andorra, Romania and Belarus as other competitors.
Israel and Kosovo are both looking to start their campaigns with a win to boost their chances of qualifying for the finals which will be held in Germany. both teams have never qualified for the Euro finals before.
The top two teams from each group will qualify automatically for the finals to be held in Germany in June-July 2024. The remaining four spots will be contested by the 12 best teams from the 2022-2023 UEFA Nations League via play-offs which will take place in March 2024.
Israel’s national team coach, Alon Hazan, admitted that he was ready to face a quality Kosovo team. Hazan, who was appointed in May 2022 to replace Willi Ruttensteiner, was previously in charge of Israel’s under-19 national team and was interim coach of the senior team on a number of occasions. He has also been an assistant coach to Andi Herzog and Ruttensteiner.
We know that Kosovo are a quality team and have good players like Rashica, Muriqi and Zeneli. We have to play with discipline, focus and confidence to achieve victory in our first match, as reported by Resepbyta from the official website of the Israel Football Association (IFA) on March 25, 2023.
Israeli striker Eran Zahavi looks set to spearhead Hazan’s strategy. Having played in the Dutch league with PSV Eindhoven, Zahavi has a keen eye for goal and can change the game with one touch.
Meanwhile, Milot Rashica, the Galatasaray wing midfielder, will become one of the foundations of the Kosovo national team coach, Alain Giresse. Having experience playing for English club, Norwich City, Rashica is the most creative and explosive player in the Kosovo team.
Alain Giresse, who was appointed in January 2023 to replace Bernard Challandes, is confident that his side can qualify for Euro 2024.
We have ambitions to qualify for Euro 2024 and we need to start well in this group. Israel is a tough and experienced opponent, but we are not afraid. “We will play with passion, solidarity and creativity to steal points at their home ground,” he said on the official website of the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) on March 25, 2023.
Interesting Statistics and Facts
This is the first meeting between Israel and Kosovo in football history.
Israel has not qualified for the Euro finals since the tournament began in 1960.
Kosovo is taking part in Euro qualifiers for the first time since becoming a UEFA member in 2016.
- September 25, 2022 – Israel [2 – 1] Albania (UEFA Nations League)
- September 28, 2022 – Russia [Cancelled] Israel (UEFA Nations League)
- September 28, 2022 – Malta [2 – 1] Israel (Friendlies)
- November 18, 2022 – Israel [4 – 2] Zambia (Friendlies)
- November 20, 2022 – Israel [2 – 3] Cyprus (Friendlies)
- June 13, 2022 – Greece [2 – 0] Kosovo (UEFA Nations League)
- September 24, 2022 – Northern Ireland [2 – 1] Kosovo (UEFA Nations League)
- September 28, 2022 – Kosovo [5 – 1] Cyprus (UEFA Nations League)
- November 17, 2022 – Kosovo [2 – 2] Armenia (Friendlies)
- November 20, 2022 – Kosovo [1 – 1] Faroe Islands (Friendlies)
Possible Starting Lineup:
|Israel (4-3-3)||Kosovo (4-3-3)|
Where to Watch
|Match||Israel vs. Kosovo|
|Competition||2024 UEFA Euro Qualifying|
|Match day||1st round|
|Venue||Bloomfield Stadium Stadium, Yāfā Tel-Aviv|
|Date||Saturday, March 25, 2023|
|Official TV||FOX Sports App, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, or VIX+|
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Tonight there is an exciting match between Israel vs Kosovo in the 2024 UEFA Euro Qualifying competition. If nothing changes, of course you can watch the live broadcast and live streaming of Israel vs Kosovo via the FOX Sports App, Fox Sports 1, Foxsports.com, or VIX+ platforms.
Israel vs. Kosovo Live Stream
Held at the Bloomfield Stadium Stadium, Yāfā Tel-Aviv on Saturday, March 25, 2023, the Israel vs. Kosovo show will start kick-off at 13:00 EDT. The following is additional information on TV channels in several countries that are broadcasting streaming this match.
*Please Remember too! several streaming platforms or TV channels charge a subscription fee to access Israel vs Kosovo shows, and the 2024 UEFA Euro Qualifying match schedule may change depending on broadcast rights holders.
Here is the live streaming link for Israel vs. Kosovo in the UEFA Euro Qualifying 2024