The Azerbaijani national team will play at home with the Portuguese team in the sixth round of the 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. The match will take place on September 7 in Baku.
Azerbaijan got off to a bad start in qualifying for the World Championship.
Until the last round, the team did not score a single point. At the end of March, Gianni De Biasi’s team was defeated by Portugal and Serbia.
In September Azerbaijan lost again – to Luxembourg (1: 2) away. And only in the last round did the Transcaucasian national team draw with Ireland (1: 1) away.
The Transcaucasian national team won only one victory in 10 previous matches.
In their previous selection match at the 2022 World Cup, Portugal lost until the 89th minute, until Cristiano Ronaldo equalized, and five minutes later he also hammered in the winning goal.
Last weekend, the Iberians defeated Qatar (3: 1) in a friendly with a minor squad.
The national team is in second place in the group A standings with 10 points. The leader is Serbia, which has the same points, but the best goal difference.
Fernando Santos’ wards in the current qualifying cycle also managed to beat Azerbaijan (1: 0) and Luxembourg (3: 1), as well as make a peace break with Serbia (2: 2).
Forecast and rate
Download 1xbet app naturally consider guests to be a favorite, with the odds for winning equal to 1.14.
The home team’s success is estimated at 19.00 , while the draw – at 7.00.
Our forecast and bet – total under 2.5 goals for 2.50.