Prediction 09/05: Portugal vs Croatia (UEFA Nations League)

Portugal welcomes Croatia as they start the mission to defend there UEFA Nations League Crown.

Betting tips:

  • Portugal to win
  • Over 1.5 goals

This Friday night, Portugal and Croatia face each other at 9:45 pm, in a game for the first round of UEFA Nations League. The match will be held in Portugal, and it’s in Group 3, which still contains France and Sweden.

In the last four meetings between the clubs, the advantage is good for Portugal, which has not lost. There were three wins and a draw, which was precisely in the last match, 1 to 1, in a friendly match in 2018.

Match Analysis: Portugal vs Croatia
Portugal is going full strength. The main names are Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus star; Manchester United player Bruno Fernandes; Bernardo Silva, from Manchester City; and João Félix, of Atlético de Madrid.

On the other hand, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has problems. Luka Modric, from Real Madrid, and Ivan Rakitic, from Barcelona, asked not to participate in the first two games, so they were not called up. Without them, Ivan Perisic, of Bayern Munich, and midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, of Inter Milan, are the highlights.

With its best players available and playing in their country, all the main bookmakers say Portugal is the big favourite to win and grab three points in the first round. Another good option is in the goal market, with over 1.5 goals in the match.

At Champion Bet, a Portugal win is at 1.95, a draw is at 3.45 and the Croatia win is at 4.15. Another good option is in the goals market, with over 1.5 goals in the match at 1.36

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