Russia vs Portugal Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
We expect very tough football match between Russia and Portugal on Saturday evening. Both Russia and Portugal have recently qualified for Euro 2016 in France and now we expect one friendly match without aggressive playing. Russia finished second in Group G while on the other side Portugal finished first in Group I. Portugal lost only one match, against Albania at home and they play really strong football. We expect one very interesting match nad great opportunity to place our bets and earn money.
Portugal and Russia have played five times before, four times in the qualifiers and once at EURO 2004. Portugal have better record from these five matches and they won three times. They have one big win against Russia in 2004 when they won 7:1. In this qualifiers Russia play very well and maybe they are closer to win this match. Portugal coach Fernando Santos have decided to give a rest to their the best player Cristiano Ronaldo and he want to make a test in this match. Portugal have really good players and for sure they will play very cautious in Russia. On the other side Russia have new coach and lately they play very well. They play in front of their fans and they will try to win in front of their fans. Russia are closer to win and they will play very offensive from the first minute. Enjoy in great friendly match Russia vs Portugal and try to earn some money with our football prediction and betting tips.
Russia have few missing players for this game against Portugal. Oleg Shatov, Vasili Berezutski and Igor Smolnikov are injured and they will not play on this match. All other players are fully fit except Aleksandr Kokorin who is not fully fit and who is doubtful for the match. All players are highly motivated for this game.
On the other side Portugal have many missing players for this match against Russia. Cristiano Ronaldo, Ricardo Carvalho, Ricardo Quaresma and Tiago Mendes will not play on this match for sure. Also few players are injured and they will not play on this match. Fabio Coentrao, Danny, Eder, Joao Moutinho, Andre Gomes and Adrien Silva all miss out because of injury. For sure Portugal will play without many very important players but they still very quality team.
Possible starting lineups
Russia: Akinfeev; Kuzmin, Ignashevich, A. Berezutski, D. Kombarov; Denisov, Dzagoev; Smolov, Shirokov, Zhirkov; Dzyuba
Portugal: Patricio; Vieirinha, Pepe, Alves, Guerreiro; Andre Andre, William Carvalho, Danilo Pereira; Nani, Nelson Oliveira, Bernardo Silva
Russia vs Portugal Prediction
We expect one very interesting match between Russia and Portugal on Saturday evening. Both teams play very well, maybe Portugal are in better form but on this match Russia are closer to win. Portugal have few important missing players for this game, but Russians will have very hard job for sure. So our prediction and betting tips for match Russia vs Portugal Prediction: Draw and both teams to score. Maybe correct score will be 1:1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.