They managed to draw against Argentina but will be out of their depth against Belgium and Switzerland.
Iceland UEFA Nations League Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide
Belgium 3 vs Iceland 0
Belgium – 1 Courtois, 2 Alderweireld, 4 Kompany, 5 Vertonghen, 15 Meunier, 17 Tielemans, 6 Witsel, 11 Carrasco, 14 Mertens, 9 Lukaku, 10 E Hazard
Iceland – 1 Halldórsson, 2 Saevarsson, 5 Ingason, 6 R Sigurdsson, 18 Magnússon, 16 Sigurjonsson, 8 Bjarnason, 20 Hallfredsson, 23 AF Skúlason, 10 G Sigurdsson, 22 Bödvarsson
Eden Hazard scored a penalty and Romelu Lukaku scored a brace to give the Belgians a 3-0 win in their first UEFA Nations League game.
Switzerland 6 vs Iceland 0
Switzerland: 1 Sommer, 2 Mbabu, 22 Schär, 5 Akanji, 13 Rodríguez, 17 Zakaria, 10 Xhaka, 7 Embolo, 23 Shaqiri, 14 Zuber, 9 Seferovic
Iceland: 1 Halldórsson, 2 Saevarsson, 5 Ingason, 6 R Sigurdsson, 23 AF Skúlason, 19 Gíslason, 10 G Sigurdsson, 4 Pálsson, 8 Bjarnason, 22 Bödvarsson, 17 Sigurdarson
Iceland got smashed 6-0 with Zuber, Zakaria, Shaqiri, Seferovic, Ajeti, and Mehmedi getting on the scoresheet.
The Icelandic team two years after defeating England in the European Championships produced more heroics in Russia as they somehow managed to draw with Argentina and Lionel Messi after the Barcelona man missed a penalty. That was their only good moment from the tournament however as they were eliminated from the World Cup in the group stages.
Erik Hamren, age 61, (27.07.1957)
Former Sweden coach Erik Hamren takes over from Heimir Hallgrimsson as head coach of Iceland after the resignation of the Icelandic dentist.
Iceland UEFA Nations League Group
Iceland UEFA Nations League Fixtures
08/09/2018 Saturday 18:00 A2 Switzerland 6 vs Iceland 0
11/09/2018 Tuesday 20:45 A2 Iceland 0 vs Belgium 3
15/10/2018 Monday 20:45 A2 Iceland vs Switzerland
15/11/2018 Thursday 20:45 A2 Belgium vs Iceland
Iceland UEFA Nations League Squad
2018 World Cup squad – (we expect there to be several changes in Iceland’s UEFA Nations League squad)
GOALKEEPERS: Hannes Thor Halldorsson, Runar Alex Runarsson, Frederik Schram
DEFENDERS: Kari Arnason, Ari Freyr Skulason, Birkir Mar Saevarsson, Sverrir Ingi Ingason, Hordur Magnusson, Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson, Ragnar Sigurdsson
MIDFIELDERS: Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Birkir Bjarnason, Arnor Ingvi Traustason, Emil Hallfredsson, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Olafur Ingi Skulason, Rurik Gislason, Samuel Fridjonsson, Aron Gunnarsson.
FORWARDS: Alfred Finnbogason, Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson, Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, Albert Gudmundsson.
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