Portugal are unbeaten in their last 15 home matches in all competitions. Portugal have won four of their previous five home victories without conceding a goal. Portugal defeated Sweden in three of the previous four head-to-head matches. Portugal have scored at least three goals in three of their last four home games.
At the playoff stage Fernando Santos' wards first knocked out the Swiss (3:1) and beat the Netherlands with a minimum score (1:0) in the final.
The Portuguese started the new tournament with a confident victory over Croatia (4:1) and in the second match Ronaldo's double provided the team with an away victory over the Swedes (2:0). The last match in France against the reigning world champions, the Portuguese brought to a draw (0:0).
In a recent test match Portugal scored a draw with the Spanish national team (0:0).
The Swedes have not yet scored points in the company with the leading European national teams. The team started the tournament with minimal defeat from France at home (0:1), after which they lost to Portugal (0:2).
Andersson's team also did not score points also in a meeting with a direct competitor in the struggle for survival in the person of the Croatian national team. In Zagreb the Swedes conceded the second goal six minutes before the end of regular time and suffered their third defeat in a row (1:2).
Before the defeat in Croatia, guests of the upcoming meeting were marked by an away victory over the Russian national team in a friendly match (2:1).
As for Sweden, its chances of avoiding a return to Division B are rather slim, but the Scandinavians are known for their intransigence and fighting qualities. Of course, it will be difficult for guests to cling to the points in the upcoming meeting, but they are quite capable of avoiding a major defeat.
We offer a combined forecast. Portugal will win plus a total under 4.5 goals and we bet on this in the bookmaker 1xBet with odds of 1.70.
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