GOAAALLL! European champions Portugal take on Latvia at home in this important World Cup qualifier at Estadio Algarve on Nov. 13. The home side are heavy favorites to score several goals against their opponents in this match-up. Don’t miss any of the action. Click to watch
Portugal play Latvia in this Group B clash before their home fans in a game they will be heavily expected to win. Portugal currently sit in second spot in the group but they are currently in good form after scoring six goals in their last two matches. This exciting match starts at 2:45 PM ET.
Latvia will enter this one after back-to-back defeats, and this match seems to be their most difficult fixture. Except for their first game that they won against Andorra, they have been poor in the campaign. They will be praying not to lose as many goals as other teams Portugal’s preyed upon in the previous games. CLICK HERE TO WATCH PORTUGAL VERSUS LATVIA ONLINE.
Portugal has an excellent record against Latvia in their previous meetings. They have met 4 times previously and Portugal has won all 4 irrespective of the playing ground. Furthermore, Portugal has scored at least 2 goals in each of their games against Latvia. Also, they have kept clean sheets in their last 2 games against Latvia.
The home side will be hoping that Cristiano Ronaldo can fire home several goals in this game in which Latvia are expected to spend most of the fame playing defensively while trying to score on the break. The Latvian’s will be hoping that their attackers Arturs Karasausks and Valerijs Sabala can find the back of the net for them as they try and grab a win that would shock Europe.
But Portugal will be expected to boost their goal difference in this home tie with the likes of Andre Silva and Joao Moutinho hoping to score for the home team in this match-up. The home fans will be eager for their heroes to put on a good show and to replace Switzerland at the top of Group B.
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