Serbia (@3.4) vs Portugal (@2.1)
30-08-2019

Our Prediction:

Portugal will win

Serbia – Portugal Match Prediction | 30-08-2019 14:45

His imposing performances allowed him to attract plenty of interest from Europes top clubs during the summer transfer window. Having spent 15 years of loyal service at the club and having gone through all the youth ranks with the Portugal national team, Adrien Silva made a man for himself during the Euro 2016 when he played every single one of Portugals matches from the round of 16 onwards.

Cristiano Ronaldos return to the national team is the biggest of them all. The hosts also have plenty of reasons to expect a result here. One of two best players in the world enjoyed a magical night in the Champions League last week as he guided Juventus to a massive comeback against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 round of the competition.

The only 21-year-old striker from Eintracht Frankfurt was already accurate in the German Bundesliga fifteen times this season and could well become a world-class superstar in the coming years. The Balkan country managed to stunt Wednesday evening by keeping Germany in a 1-1 draw in the lions den. However, we must not forget that the Serbs played a great game, with Luka Jovic as the main asset. In contrast to Portugal, Serbia works towards Monday evening with a good feeling. Afterwards, the international football media mainly talked about the poor play of the Germans, who missed players like Thomas Muller, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng.

Portugal Team News, Updates and Facts

Despite creating several clear-cut chances to score against Ukraine, Portugal eventually played out a goalless draw with the former Soviet republic and, no doubt, they are eager to pick up all three points from Mondays football match. All eyes will be on Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica when Portugal and Serbia face each other in the Group B derby. As always, a man to watch in the home team will be Cristiano Ronaldo, who is likely to make life difficult for the opposition defenders. we predict that the visitors are going to return home empty-handed. Serbia, on the other hand, head into the match with a severely-weakened squad and seeing that they will be without Filip Kostic, Luka Milivojevic, Nemanja Matic and Aleksandar Kolarov against CR7 and Co. Anyhow, Portugal defenders should have Dusan Tadic at bay as the Ajax attacker is enjoying a season to remember.

On the contrary, they need to start their campaign in the fifth gear, which implies beating Serbia at Da Luz in Lisbon on Monday evening. Can they do it or are we gonna see an upset? Cristiano Ronaldo is back in Portugal squad after taking a small break. He wants to help his team get a place in the Euro 2020 and considering that two teams from the Group B will go to the final tournament, their chances seem pretty decent. But, this doesnt mean they can relax. Find out in Portugal vs Serbia prediction and betting tips!

First of all, he stripped Branislav Ivanovic off captaincy just before World Cup. The biggest issue people have with Krstajic as the manager of the Serbian national team is his attitude to players, which hasnt been too great. Then he got in an argument with Crystal Palaces top scorer Luka Milivojevic, eventually leaving him out of the squad.

Marius Stankevicius is considered Lithuanias most notable footballer as he played for the likes of Lazio, Hannover, Sampdoria, Sevilla and Valencia in the past. The former Soviet republic have yet to book their place at the finals of a major tournament, but they were competitive in the UEFA Euro 2004 qualifiers as they managed to play out a draw with Germany on the road. Lithuania managed to beat Scotland in the qualifiers for the 2004 European Championship, but they eventually failed to book their place at the showpiece tournament in Portugal.

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The Serbs made it to the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals and despite defeating star-studded Germany in the group stages of the showpiece tournament in South Africa, they eventually failed to book their place in the last 16. Serbia have been playing as an independent nation since 2006. The Eagles, though, failed to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as they experienced all sorts of problems in their qualifying group.