France vs Portugal match preview
The UEFA Nations League continues to fold this weekend as France take on Portugal at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. Both teams have maintained a perfect record so far in the competition and will want to win this fixture.
In their opening fixtures, France have won against Croatia and Sweden respectively and are behind Portugal with only a goal difference. The Champions defeated Ukraine by a 7-1 earlier this week, this carries all confidence to win this too.
The Group 3 leaders, Portugal have one of the most dangerous attacking forces in the entire competition.
· France have played five, won four and drawn once in the European Championship, Qualification.
· France have recorded at least two goals in it’s three won qualification games.
· France have been able to keep a clean sheet in their three matches played.
· On the other hand Portugal have played six European Championship Qualification; won five times and lost 2-1 to a red card Ukraine.
· Out of the six matches Portugal have managed to keep three clean sheets.
France are going to the match with no injuries and suspension concerns. Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe are very crucial players for France and will have to be at their best in this game, Didier Deschamps is likely to throw-in his best line-up. For an excellent game against Ukraine Clement Lenglet is likely to start this game.
Fernando Santos has a fully-fit squad for Portugal ahead of this fixture and will rely on his experience as a forward to step up to the attacking position against France. Portugal have a great squad and will want to prove a point in this match.
Head to head
France has a history of having a dominant play, both of these teams have faced each other 25 five on the international stage, french side winning 18 games against their opponent. Portugal have managed to secure six victories and will want to change a statement with a win this weekend.
Portugal knocked France out in the final of Euro 2016 and won their first major trophy on the international level.This will trigger revenge to this game with France trying to communicate something. `
France vs Portugal Prediction
It is expected to be a tough and interesting match as well putting up to their history. Our topbets pundits believe the outcome will be a draw of several goals, 2-2. betway is backing the results at odds of 3.17while 1XBet has 3.38 for the same outcome.
Over 2.5 2.38 1Xbet odds and 2.23 odds for Betway.
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