The Portuguese women’s team will play against Switzerland in the first round of the group stage of the European Championship. The match will take place on July 9 in Manchester.
Portugal finished second in their group in Euro qualifiers, three points behind Finland.
In eight matches, the Portuguese players won six victories and suffered one defeat.
In the playoffs among the teams that took second place, Portugal defeated the Russian team on aggregate.
In the spring, Portugal played two matches as part of the selection for the World Cup. In the first game, the team of Francisco Neto lost to Germany (0:3), and in the second game they confidently dealt with Bulgaria (3:0).
Shortly before the Euro, the Portuguese team played three friendly matches in which they beat Greece twice (4:0 and 1:0) and drew with Australia (0:0).
At the previous Euro, which took place in 2017, the players of the Portuguese national team could not leave the group, finishing last.
Switzerland, meanwhile, also finished second in their qualifying group, two points behind Belgium.
In the playoffs, the Swiss players defeated the Czech Republic. The first game ended in a 1-1 draw, while in the second the Swiss team won 2-1.
Interestingly, this year Switzerland has not yet won a single victory – two draws and four defeats.
At the end of June, the Swiss team suffered two devastating defeats – first from Germany (0:7), and then from England (0:4). Both games were held in preparation for the Euro.
At Euro 2018, Switzerland failed to qualify from the group.
Forecast and rate
You can bet on Portugal in this match for 3.52, 1xbet download offer a draw for 3.68, and Switzerland win for 1.88.
It is hardly possible to talk about favorites and outsiders in this match. Obviously, in terms of outcome, the game is completely unpredictable.
But there is a suspicion that the girls will please with productive football.
Bet – both teams to score + match total over 2.5 for 2.23.