Portugal will take on Uruguay in an important Group H contest at the FIFA World Cup. A win here for Portugal will see them make it to the final 16 of the tournament with a game to spare.
Portugal come into this game with a 3-2 win over Ghana in their tournament opener. Uruguay, on the other hand, had tobe content with a goalless draw against South Korea leading into this match.
FIFA WC Portugal vs Uruguay Teams News
Portugal Football Team News
There are no major injury concerns for Portugal leading into this match. However, Santos could make a few changes considering the workload of the players. Otavio could get the nod to start ahead of William Carvalho. Ronaldo will find company by Bruno Fernandes and Joao Felix.
Uruguay Football Team News
As far as Uruguay is concerned, there are doubts over the fitness of Ronald Araujo. Caceres should find the company of Godin, Jose Gimenez, and Mathias Olivera.
In midfield, Matias Vecino is expected to start along with Valverde and Rodrigo Bentancur.
FIFA World Cup Portugal vs Uruguay Predicted Playing XI
Portugal Predicted Starting XI
Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Danilo, Guerreiro; Bernardo, Neves, Carvalho; Fernandes, Ronaldo, Felix
Uruguay Predicted Starting XI
Pochet; Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera; Valverde, Bentancur, Vecino; Pellistri, Suarez, Nunez
FIFA WC Portugal vs Uruguay Head-to-Head and Key Numbers
- Portugal and Uruguay have both won one game apiece out of the three games that have been played between the sides.
- The last time these two sides met in a World Cup was back in 2018 when Uruguay won 2-1 and knocked out Portugal from the competition.
- Over the last nine years, Portugal has only lost one match against South American opponents.
FIFA WC Por vs URU Fantasy Football Team
Defenders: Cancelo, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera
Midfielders: Valverde, Bentancur, Bernardo (C)
Strikers: Ronaldo, Felix (VC), Suarez
Qatar FIFA World Cup Portugal vs Uruguay Football Match Details
Kick-off Date: Tuesday, 29th November
Kick-off Time: 12:30 AM IST
Venue: Lusail stadium
Por vs URU Match Broadcasting in India
Live Telecast: Sports18 SD/HD
Live streaming: JioCinema (App & Website)
Portugal vs Uruguay Match Prediction Today
Uruguay have been quite dominant against European opponents in the recent past, but Portugal are coming off a morale-boosting win in their first match. However, it will be a closely-fought contest and we expect the match to end in a 1-1 stalemate.