Portugal vs the Faroe Islands: Portugal takes on the Faroe Islands today in the World Cup Qualifying UEFA Group B. The game will kick-off at 7:45 p.m. BST/2:45 p.m. ET on August 31, Thursday. The venue of the match is at Estádio do Bessa XXI, Porto, Portugal. This is the third meet for these teams. In the past meets they have played in World Cup Qualifying – UEFA and International Friendly in which both the matches won by Portugal.
In the standing table of World cup Qualifying UEFA Group B, the team Portugal is in the second place with 15 points in which they have played six matches in that they won five matches and lost one match. The team the Faroe Islands have played six matches in which they have won one match lost two matches, and the other three matches ended in a draw and positioned fourth in the table with five points.
The people can watch and enjoy the live match on TV channels such as FS1 (U.S. — English), Fox Deportes (U.S. — Spanish), Sportsnet One (Canada), RTP 1 (Portugal) and SVF (Faroe Islands). The live match can also be followed online which is live streamed at Fox Sports Go and Sportsnet Now.
The Portugal key player of the team Ranaldo is back to the form after the ban in the five domestic matches. He is not in the previous La Liga matches in Real Madrid. The team the Faroe Islands is not in the form and it is difficult to face Portugal. The captain of Portugal is returning from this match after the ban. Hence the victory for Portugal in this match is for sure.
Match Preview & Prediction
In the last five matches of Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup, they have won three matches, lost one match and the other match ended in a draw. In the last five matches of the Faroe Islands in World Cup Qualifying – UEFA, they have won one match, lost three matches and the other match ended in a draw. It seems that Portugal is in the good form whereas the Faroe Islands are in the poor form. Hence it is predicted that in today’s match Portugal will win against the Faroe Islands.
Portugal vs Faroe Islands Playing XI
Portugal Playing XI: 1Rui Patrício, 6José Fonte, 3Pepe, 19Eliseu, 21Cédric Soares, 14William Carvalho, 8João Moutinho, 11Bernardo Silva, 10João Mario, 9André Silva, 7Cristiano Ronaldo
Faroe Islands Playing XI: 1Gunnar Nielsen, 5Odmar Faeroe, 4Atli Gregersen, 3Viljormur Davidsen, 2Jónas Thór Naes, 14Rógvi Baldvinsson, 13Roaldur Jacobsen, 9Gilli Sorensen, 10Solvi Vatnhamar, 11Joan Edmundsson, 20Rene Joensen