Portugal won easily in the first round, but will Sweden allow itself to be beaten on September 8 – the answer is in the forecast. How will the fight end?
The Swedish national team qualified for the European Championship at a very high level – Janne Andersson’s team ended up in a very difficult group together with Spain, Norway, Romania, the Faroe Islands and Malta. In a tough fight, the Swedes took the second place in the group, four points ahead of the Norwegians.
The start in the League of Nations turned out to be ambiguous for Sweden – on the one hand, they managed to show decent football against the background of the French national team, on the other hand, they failed to take points. The 0-1 defeat sent the Swedes into third place in the group.
The Portuguese national team became the first winner of the League of Nations – Fernando Santos ‘ team beat the Netherlands in the final. After that, the Portuguese got a ticket to the European Championship – not without problems, but in their group they took the second place, losing the leadership to Ukraine. In the first round of the League of Nations, Portugal defeated Croatia 4: 1, immediately becoming the leaders of their group.
Sweden lost four times to Portugal in the last eight games, but all losses were minimal
Sweden have just one defeat in their last nine home games
Only in one of the last four away matches Portugal have not conceded
03/28/17 Portugal Sweden 2: 3
The Swedish national team looked good in the match against France, they failed to take points, but the victory of the “tricolors” was, as they say, in the class. Today, the Swedes have a very difficult opponent, but the hosts are quite capable of giving a fight, Sweden loses very rarely at home and the second defeat in a row, if it happens, is unlikely to become a major one, Hamren’s team plays confidently in defense.
We believe that the hosts have a chance for points. Forecast – Asian handicap (+1) for Sweden . In Betting League this outcome is offered at odds of 1.60