Spain vs Portugal: UEFA Nations League Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups, and Dream11 Predictions

Spain will host Portugal at Estadio Benito Villamarín in the UEFA Nations League. The match will take place on June 3, beginning at 00:15 IST.

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Spain vs Portugal: UEFA Nations League Match Preview, Predicted Line-ups, and Dream11 Predictions

Spain vs Portugal is the upcoming fixture in this year's UEFA Nations League as both teams look to start off their nations league campaign on a positive note.Spain vs Portugal is the upcoming fixture in this year's UEFA Nations League as both teams look to start off their nations league campaign on a positive note.

Spain vs Portugal: Match Preview:

They are two sides who know this competition well – Portugal won the inaugural Nations League in 2019 while Spain finished as runners-up in the second edition two years later.

This time they're both in Group A2 along with Switzerland and the Czech Republic as the teams face a hectic period of four games in a ten-day spell.



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However, with a World Cup to come at the end of the year, every match is crucial as teams look to ensure they finalize their preparations ahead of the trip to Qatar.

Team News:

Spain:

David de Gea will not be featuring after he missed out on the Spain squad completely – Brighton's Robert Sanchez and Brentford's David Raya were both preferred.

Aymeric Laporte withdrew from the squad last week due to a knee problem, while Pedri is also out with injury. Alvaro Morata is expected to lead the line for the Spanish side.

Portugal:

For Portugal, there is no Ruben Dias in the squad as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.

Diogo Jota should feature less than a week on from his involvement in Liverpool's Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, while Cristiano Ronaldo is almost certain to make his 187th international appearance.

Spain vs Portugal: Head to Head:

In 38 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Spain hold a clear advantage. They have won 17 games, lost six, and drawn 15.

The two countries last faced each other last year, with the game ending in a 0-0 draw.

Form Guide:

Spain form guide: W-W-W-W-W

Portugal form guide: W-W-L-D-W

Spain vs Portugal: Predicted Line-ups:

Spain Predicted XI (4-3-3): Unai Simon, Cesar Azpilicueta, Eric Garcia, Pau Torres, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Koke, Dani Olmo, Pablo Sarabia, Alvaro Morata, Ferran Torres



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Portugal Predicted XI (4-3-3): Diogo Costa, Joao Cancelo, Pepe, Domingos Duarte, Raphael Guerreiro, Bruno Fernandes, Ruben Neves, Danilo Pereira, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rafael Leao

POR vs ESP: Dream11 Predictions:

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