Scotland vs Portugal Betting Tips
The Scots, who are in League C, the Third Division of the League of Nations of Europe, failed to score in the match against Israel. Playing as visitors, they even managed to take advantage, but took the turn and lost by 2 to 1.
The ‘friendly fire’ was decisive for failure. After the penalty kick scored by Mulgrew in the 25th minute of the first half, the Israelis managed to equalize in the final seven minutes with Peretz. But the turnaround came in handy for Scotland’s Souttar, who left their team at a numerical disadvantage when they were sent off in the 16th minute and Tierney, who scored against the 30-minute mark to make Israel’s life easier.
The result was a three-way draw with Scottish, Israeli and Albanians with three points earned. Who played at home won. The goal difference puts Scotland on the edge and Albania in the flashlight. The group champion climbs to League B. The lantern falls to League D.
Portugal, which is in League A, completed its participation in the first round with 100% use. On Thursday, October 11, he went to Poland and defeated the hosts 3-2. It could have been more. He had control of the game, tried 20 finalizations, got almost triple the kicks on the target (eight to three).
With six points, he can even qualify with two days’ lead in the semifinals of the competition. For that, it is enough that Poland and Italy, who are in the second position of group 3 with a point, remain in the tie. If this happens, they can reach a maximum of five and will not be able to overcome the Portuguese.
A feat taking into consideration that the technician Fernando Santos, who completed four years in the position, was able to attend the request of vacations of its more important player. Striker Cristiano Ronaldo will not wear the Portuguese national team jersey this year.
Without the athlete, the team has acted with more speed and exploring the counterattacks. For the game this Sunday, Santos should take advantage to give opportunities to athletes who did not act against Poland already thinking about the commitments of November.
On the last date that FIFA (International Football Federation) has reserved for national team matches in 2018, Portugal will face Italy as a visitor on the 17th, and then receive the Poles by closing their participation in the first phase of the League of Nations. Nations of Europe.
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Portugal have won half of their 14 matches against Scotland since 1950. The other seven had four Scottish successes and three draws. The most recent found happened in 2002. In the friendly, Portugal scored 2 to 0.Although coach Fernando Santos is making changes in the team, which is very likely, the prognosis in the victory of the Portugal team remains the best option for the friendly this Sunday in the Scottish capital.
Bet Tips: Portugal