Connect with us


Portugal v Croatia Live Stream, Match Prediction from Nations League Group A



get portugal v croatia live stream
Cristiano Ronaldo, captain and forward of Portugal national team Pic Credit © vitleo/123rf

Portugal began their defence of the first ever Nations League championship by welcoming 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia to Porto’s Estádio do Dragão.

Fernando Santos has named another strong squad for their double header, which involves a beautiful blend of the old guard and the next generation of Portuguese talent.

The squad is headlined by none other than captain Cristiano Ronaldo, who is both their most capped player and all-time top scorer. CR7 enjoyed another successful season in 2019/20, scoring 31 goals on the way to winning a second consecutive Scudetto with Juventus.

He is joined by Pepe and João Moutinho as members of the squad to have earned over 100 caps for A Seleção. The latter of which is also a member of the cohort of Wolverhampton Wanderers players in the squad. Wolves – with Moutinho, Rui Patricio, Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota – are the most represented club in the squad of the reigning European champions.

The future of Portugal is also well represented in the latest squad. With uncapped 20-year-old Trincão, who joined Barcelona from Braga over summer in a deal worth £28m, accompanied by Atletico Madrid starlet João Félix.

Though he is yet to score for the national side, Félix will have to fancy his chances against what is arguably a weak Croatian squad.

Zlatko Dalić, who led Croatia to a shock World Cup final appearance in 2018, has been left without both his captain and vice-captain for their opening Nations League fixtures.

Despite being named in the initial 24-man squad, both 2019 Ballon d’Or winner Luka Modric and central midfield partner Ivan Rakitic have dropped out – whilst Wolfsburg centre-back Marin Pongračić has been ruled out with an illness.

There could be further issues for the Vatreni’s opening fixture too. Ivan Perišić and Marcelo Brozović, having appeared in the Champions League and Europa League finals respectively just two weeks previous, were given extra time-off and could be rested for the opening game.

This, in my opinion, gives Portugal a clear edge over their opponents. As does their imperious home form. Since October 2008, they’ve lost just once in 33 competitive games on Portuguese soil.

Led by the ever reliable Cristiano Ronaldo, supplied by the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva, expect Portugal to take the initiative in defending their Nations League crown.

Back Portugal to win at evens.

I have several years' experience in the social and gambling sectors. Written for some of the biggest bookmakers in the UK. Oldham fan.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

©zhukovsky/123RF.COM ©zhukovsky/123RF.COM
News5 days ago

Andy Murray vs John Isner Live Streaming from Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Britain’s favourite tennis player Andy Murray is back in action today at Wimbledon as he takes on the big serving...

©zhukovsky/123RF.COM ©zhukovsky/123RF.COM
Betbuilder7 days ago

What TV channel is the Andy Murray v James Duckworth match on?

Sir Andy Murray has been one of the most successful players on the ATP World tour; he has won a...

©zhukovsky/123RF.COM ©zhukovsky/123RF.COM
News1 week ago

Wimbledon 2022 : Watch Novak Djokovic vs Soonwoo Kwon live stream

Novak Djokovic takes on Soonwoo Kwon in the mens first round game at Wimbledon. Here’s how you can watch the...

©zhukovsky/123RF.COM ©zhukovsky/123RF.COM
News1 week ago

How to watch Emma Raducanu live streaming at Wimbledon

Alison Van Uytvanck takes on Emma Raducanu in the first round at Wimbledon today with the match live streaming from...

Gemma love island odds Gemma love island odds
TV Specials3 weeks ago

Love Island Odds – Do you know this about Gemma?

With no major men’s football tournament taking place this summer, Love Island is sure to dominate plenty of households’ television...

boris johnson boris johnson
Politics4 weeks ago

Next Conservative Leader Odds (Price SLASHED on this candidate)

Boris Johnson continues to lead the Conservative Party but with two key by elections coming and a potential plot by...

italy italy
Football4 weeks ago

What TV Channel is the Italy v Hungary game on?

On Tuesday evening, Italy will take on Hungary in their second game of the 2022-23 Nations League. The match will...

Football4 weeks ago

Bernardo Silva to Barcelona – done deal?

As one of the top players in the Premier League, it’s no surprise that Bernardo Silva is being eyed by...

Football4 weeks ago

James Milner signs new deal with Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder James Milner has signed up for a new deal at Anfield which will keep him on Merseyside until...

Gemma love island odds Gemma love island odds
TV Specials1 month ago

Michael Owen’s Daughter odds shorten on Love Island Success

It’s that time of year again where love is in the air…or at least on our screens. Love Island is...

djokovic live streaming news djokovic live streaming news
Tennis1 month ago

French Open Rafael Nadal v Novak Djokovic TV Channel and Live Broadcast

Rafael Nadal takes on Novak Djokovic in the Quarter Finals of the French Open as these two tennis heavyweights battle...

huddersfield v nottingham forest huddersfield v nottingham forest
Football1 month ago

How to watch Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield Town Playoff on TV

Its one of the biggest games of the footballing calendar as the Championship playoff Final between Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield...

Football1 month ago

How to get 80/1 Bet Builder on Liverpool v Real Madrid

Liverpool take on Real Madrid in the Champions League playoff final and we have a scintillating bet builder tip for...

port vale v mansfield port vale v mansfield
Football1 month ago

How to watch Port Vale v Mansfield League Two playoff on TV

Wembley Stadium once again hosts a weekend of playoffs as League Two sides Port Vale and Mansfield Town take the...

french open quarter final nadal french open quarter final nadal
Tennis1 month ago

Rafael Nadal v Botic van de Zandschulp Live Streaming from French Open

Rafael Nadal, the five-time champion at the French Open, will take on Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands in...

We are committed in our support of responsible gambling. Recommended bets are advised to over-18s and we strongly encourage readers to wager only what they can afford to lose. If you are concerned about your gambling, please call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133, or visit Further support and information can be found at GamCare and

Copyright © 2022
About Us | Contact Us | Authors | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms and Conditions| Help & FAQ |

All odds are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change.