Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting Tips
Spain and Portugal will play a friendly match before the Euro Cup on 4th of June. This match will also witness the return of fans in the Spanish capital after one year. 20000 fans will be allowed to enter the stadium.
The fixture with European Championship holders Portugal is the first of two friendlies Spain will play in the run-up to the rescheduled Euro 2020. They will host Lithuania on June 8 at the Estadio Butarque, also in Madrid. Both the teams would be looking to gear up strongly before the Euro cup.
Spain will host Portugal on 4th of June for a friendly game just before the start of Euro 2020. The Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting platforms predicts a close game with edge for Spain.The Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting odds will be updated before the game.
Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted XI
Spain: David De Gea, Pau Torres, Ferran Torres García, Dani Olmo, Gaya, Rodrigo Hernandez Cascante, Sergio Busquets, Fabian Ruiz, Mikel Oyarzabal, Thiago Alcantara, Adama Traore
Portugal: Rui Patricio, Ruben Dias, Danilo Pereira, Joan Felix Saqueira,Bruno Farnandes, Raphael Guerreiro, Joao Cancelo, Pepe, Christiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, Bernando Silva.
Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting: Offensive and Defensive Stats
Spain’s attack will be led by Oyarzabal who has 11 goals in 33 matches in the Spanish La Liga. He has a passing accuracy of 77% with 59% shots on target. He has been able to create 59 chances for his team in last domestic season. His ratings in La Liga was 7.16.
Oyarzabal will be accompanied by Traore. In Premier league this season he has had a passing accuracy of 76%, 54% shots on target, and has created 57 chances in the whole season. His ratings were 6.99.
Portugal attack will have none other than Cristiano Ronaldo who has 29 goals in 33 games for Juventus this season in Seria A. He had 82% pass accuracy, shots on target accuracy of 58%, and 39 chances were created. His ratings were 7.89.
Ronaldo will be supported by Joao Felix. He had scored 7 goals in 31 games in this season of La Liga for Atletico Madrid. He had a pass accuracy rate of 84%, shots on target accuracy rate of 52% and 26 chances were created. His ratings were 6.72.
Spain’s mid field has experienced Sergio Busquets. For Barcelona this La Liga season he had pass accuracy of 91%, tackle accuracy rate of 56%, and 53 interceptions. His ratings were 7.22.
Thiago Alcantara had played 24 matches for Liverpool in this Premier league season. He had a pass accuracy rate of 90%, dribble accuracy rate of 69%, tackle accuracy rate of 59% and also had 30 interceptions. His ratings were 7.28.
Portugal’s midfield has the talented Bruno Fernandes. This Premier league season he had scored 18 goals in 37 matches for Manchester United. He had a pass accuracy of 78%, shots on target accuracy rate of 61% and 107 chances created. His ratings were 7.71.
Bernando Silva this Premier league season had a pass accuracy of 92% and a tackle accuracy of 54%, his dribble accuracy rate is 63%. He plays for Manchester City. His ratings were 7.20.
Spanish defense will be guarded Jose Gaya of Valencia. During this La Liga season he had 51 clearances, 22 headed clearances and 38 interceptions. His ratings were 6.83.
Apart from Gaya, Spain will have Pau Torres in their defense. He plays for Villarreal in La Liga. This season he had 108 clearances, 58 headed clearances and 23 interceptions. His ratings were 6.90.
Portuguese defense will be lead by Pepe. He plays for Fc Porto in Premiere Liga. This season he had 73 clearances, 42 headed clearances and 25 interceptions. His ratings were 7.02.
Apart from pepe they will also have Raphael Guerriero. He plays for Borussia Dortmund of Bundesliga. This season he had 67% dribble accuracy rate, 25 clearances, 7 headed clearances and 28 interceptions. His ratings were 7.54.
Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting: Head-to-Head
Friendly – Played 4, Portugal won 01, Spain won 00, Drew 03
Overall – Played 32, Portugal won 6, Spain won 17, Drew 14
European Championship – Played 2, Portugal won 01, Spain won 00, Drew 01.
Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting: Recent Form
In run up to Euro Cup, Portugal in recent friendly matches defeated Luxemburg by 1-3, drew against Serbia 2-2 and defeated Azerbaijan by 1-0. They even defeated Croatia by 2-3 but lost to Netherlands by 0-1 goals.
As for Spain their recent form includes win against Kosovo 3-1, defeat at the hands of Georgia by 1-2, and a 1-1 draw against Greece. They also defeated Germany by huge 6-0 and drew against Switzerland 1-1.
Spain vs Portugal Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted Winner
Host Spain is predicted to win the upcoming clash with Portugal on 4th of June 2021. As per FcTables, the host have 42% chances of beating the visitors while for Portugal chances of win stands at 29%.
In terms of goals, as per Footballpredictions.net, Portugal will have to work hard as a team to get anything against Spain’s side. The platform predicts the game to end in 1-0 goal in favor of Spain.