In the match of the first round of the group stage at the Qatar World Cup in Doha, Portugal will play against Ghana.
PortugalFernando Santos' team managed to play one friendly match before the start of the World Cup. On November 17, Portugal defeated Nigeria with a score of 4 in Lisbon:
0. In each of the halves, the Portuguese scored two goals. The score in this confrontation was opened in the ninth minute, with the transfer of Diogo Dalot, the ball was sent to the opponent's net by Bruno Fernandes. In the 35th minute, Portugal earned a penalty, which Fernandes confidently realized and thereby scored a double. In the second half, Fernando Santos made a number of substitutions, of course, which slightly changed Portugal's game. In the 81st minute, Nigeria earned a penalty, but Emmanuel Dennis could not convert it. Already in the 82nd minute, the Portuguese punished their opponent for such a gross mistake and sent the third ball, Gonzalo Ramos scored a goal from the transfer of Rafael Guerreiro. And in the 84th minute, Joao Mario put the "point" in the match, assisted by Gonzalo Ramos.
GhanaOtto Addo's team also managed to hold one friendly match before the start of the World Cup. On November 17 in Abu Dhabi, Ghana made a sensation and beat Switzerland with a score of 2:0. Ghana showed very competent football and won a well-deserved victory.
At the same time, Otto Addo's wards scored their goals towards the end of the match. In the 70th minute, the score was opened by Mohamed Salis. And in the 74th minute, Antoine Semenyo scored from Kamaldin Suleman's pass.
ForecastIn this match, Portugal is considered by bookmakers to be an almost unconditional favorite.
At the same time, here the teams can show pretty good attacking football, and therefore we suggest that you put more than 2.5 goals on the total.