Portugal vs Spain Prediction. Portugal and Spain will be clashing at Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht (Sochi) in their first match of group B.
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Portugal vs Spain Prediction: Match Facts
- Portugal are together in group B the World Cup 2018 Russia together with Spain, Morocco and Iran.
- They have 2 wins ,2 draws and 1 loss in their five friendlies ahead of the tournament .
- Portugal have 2 draws, 2 wins and 1 loss in their last five matches: (WDDLW)
- Their last game played ended in a 3-0 loss vs Algeria friendly match.
- So far in their last 5 matches they have scored 7 goals for (GF), conceded 6 goals against (GA) and have remained with a goal difference (GD) of 1 goal.
- Spain are together in group B the World Cup 2018 Russia together with Portugal, Morocco and Iran.
- They have played 1 match in Friendlies in 2018 with resulting in, 1 win 0 draw and 0 losses.
- The Spanish have 0 loss, 3 draw and two wins in their last five matches:-(WDWDD)
- Their last match played ended in a 1-0 win vs Tunisia a friendly match.
- So far in their last 5 matches they have scored 12 goals for (GF), conceded 6 goals against (GA) and have remained with a goal difference (GD) of 6 goals.
Portugal vs Spain Prediction: H2H
- Portugal and Spain have met 36 times in the past with resulting 13 draws, 6 wins for for Portugal and 17 wins for Spain.
- The most recent 5 H2H matches between the two sides have resulted in 2 wins for Portugal and 2 wins for Spain with 1 draw for both sides.
- Portugal and Spain last played on 27th June 2012 and it ended in 0-0 draw.
Portugal vs Spain Prediction: Players, News and Squad
PORTUGAL PREDICTED STARTING LINEUP:-Formation: 4-4-2:- Goalkeeper: Rui Patricio Defenders:Cedric Soares, Pepe, Bruno Alves, Raphael Guerreiro Midfielders: Bernardo Silva, Joao Moutinho, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes Forwards: Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo
WHO TO WATCH:Cristiano Ronaldo-The Real Madrid superstar is the heart beat of the team for both country and club and with him, in the pitch it seems just to induce confidence into his comrades.
SPAIN PREDICTED LINEUP: (4-2-3-1): Goalkeeper: David de Gea Defenders: Alvaro Odriozola, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba Defensive Midfielders: Thiago Alcantara, Sergio Busquets Attacking Midfielders: David Silva, Isco, Andres Iniesta Forwards: Diego Costa
WHO TO WATCH: Diego Costa will be the preferred man upfront and should be able to use this match as an opportunity to cement his place infront of Iago Aspas and Rodrigo.
Why Portugal will win
Portugal are a good team going forwad having failed to score in just two of their last 12 matches and that efficiency should do them good in this match against the Spanish side.
Why Spain will win
Spain come here with a good form as they have not lost since Euro 2016 – a run of 20 matches unbeaten and they have won most matches in the pairing between the two sides-17 wins in 36 matches- and this gives them an edge over portugal.
Portugal vs Spain Prediction
Spain boast the superior head-to-head record over Portugal and the Portuguese over reliance on Cristiano Ronaldo to deliver the goods may be a factor for Spain to win this match but with Quality on both sides this will be a close match.
Our Verdict: A win for Spain.
|DATE||HOME TEAM||DRAW||AWAY TEAM||ANALYSIS||TIP||RESULT|
|15-06-2018||EGYPT 6.49||3.57||URUGUAY 1.62||Bet Analysis||2||0-1|
|15-06-2018||PORTUGAL 4.36||3.28||SPAIN 1.94||Bet Analysis||2X||3-3|
|15-06-2018||MOROCCO 2.27||2.92||IRAN 3.73||Bet Analysis||0-1|
|15-06-2018||TPS TURKU 3.01||3.28||LAHTI 2.42||Bet Analysis||2||1-1|
|15-06-2018||LONGFORD TOWN 2.26||3.47||DROGHEDA UTD 2.94||Bet Analysis||1-0|
|15-06-2018||PORT MELBOURNE SHARKS 1.66||3.52||KINGSTON CITY 4.71||Bet Analysis||OVER 2.5||0-4|
|15-06-2018||WEXFORD YOUTHS 7.88||4.73||GALWAY UTD 1.37||Bet Analysis||0-0|
|15-06-2018||GUARANI SP 2.06||3.11||SAO BENTO SP 3.80||Bet Analysis||0-0|
|15-06-2018||COBH RAMBLERS 1.14||6.04||ATHLONE TOWN 14.44||Bet Analysis||1||1-0|
|15-06-2018||SHELBOURNE 1.53||4.07||CABINTEELY 5.81||Bet Analysis||0-0|
|15-06-2018||FINN HARPS 3.33||3.38||UCD DUBLIN 2.11||Bet Analysis||1-3|
|15-06-2018||CORK CITY 1.15||5.64||BOHEMIANS FC 15.84||Bet Analysis||1||1-0|
|15-06-2018||BRAY WANDERERS 5.41||4.01||WATERFORD UTD 1.62||Bet Analysis||2||0-0|
|15-06-2018||DERRY CITY 5.22||4.19||DUNDALK FC 1.61||Bet Analysis||0-4|
|15-06-2018||LIMERICK FC 6.21||4.00||SHAMROCK ROVERS 1.57||Bet Analysis||2||0-2|