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World Cup: Portugal vs Spain Preview and Predictions

Portugal vs Spain
FIFA World Cup 2018 – Group B
Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
Kick-Off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Fisht Olympic Stadium (Sochi).

Portugal vs Spain Match Preview 

The second day of the World Cup presents to us the mouth-watering derby as Spain go up against neighboring Portugal in the fight for the primary spot in the Group B. 

The two sides should even now feel great about passing the gathering paying little heed to the result here given they are to fight the preferences Morocco and Iran for such achievement. 

By the by, there are no questions the underlying win could well decide the two sides' fate and lift the spirits from the get go. 

Spain will be frantic to settle the impression after a somewhat poor test at EURO 2016 when they were halted to Italy in the last 16 round after additionally losing the gathering stage match to Croatia prior on. 

Portugal come into the opposition as the supreme European champions, however would they be able to rehash a surprising achievement two years after the fact in Russia? We do jump at the chance to say forehand that they are overwhelming on assault and too short in protection. 

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Portugal vs Spain Head-to-head 

Spain were the predominant power in the historical backdrop of no holds barred experiences with Portugal. 

La Furia Roja won 18, drew 12 and lost just 6 of 36 matches against Portugal. 

Their past experience was a notable one as they met in the EURO 2012 semi-last. The match finished without any objectives as Spain progressed to the last on punishments and later went ahead to lift the flatware beating Italy in the last. 

None of last five no holds barred trips saw the two groups on the score card. 

Portugal vs Spain Predictions 

It appeared that Spain had lost the force after Vicente Del Bosque left the seat following eight-years in control. The previously mentioned annihilations to Croatia and Italy just affirmed the emergency, however the new supervisor and new arrangement of more youthful players flew up as La Furia Roja again appear to speak to a noteworthy power in the football world. 

Spain were super prevailing in their separate qualifying bunch winning 9 and drawing (1-1 to Italy away in Turin) of 10 matches. They demonstrated class in the 6-1 pounding of Argentina in an inviting in March and they gloated the second best assaulting record in the qualifying effort and also the best protective with only three goals yielded in ten recreations. 

Portugal were additionally really noteworthy on the way to Russia winning 9 of 10 qualifiers. Fernando Santos can especially be happy with his group's cautious line which kept consecutive tidy sheets in back to back warm-up friendlies against Belgium and Algeria. 

The two groups have been extremely difficult to separate recently which is the reason we can barely observe a high-scoring challenge here. The Under 2.5 goals FT appears to be the champion wager worth support at the 1.60 chances. We will then again run with Spain to affirm the quality and win at 1.90. 

Anticipated Full-Time Result is a thin 1-0 win for Spain in a very aggressive challenge at Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht in Sochi.