In a match concerning matchday 9 of Group B, of the qualifying round for the next edition of the European Football Championship, Portugal will host their Lithuanian counterpart in a match to be held next Thursday at the Algarve Stadium in Sao Joao da Venda.
Portugal vs Lithuania Soccer Betting Tips
The European champions in title could not confirm the favoritism in the group, are eight points behind Ukraine, so the goal will be to finish in 2nd place, where the current advantage is only one point for Serbia. The Portuguese national team took a step back in the last round, losing 2-1 in Ukraine, breaking the cycle with five wins in a row. Lithuania will not have much interest in this game, they have only scored one point so far and will only have to meet the schedule. In the last double round of qualifying, the Lithuanians lost 2-0 to Ukraine and against Serbia 2-1. Is Fernando Santos’s group able to confirm favoritism and repeat Vilnius’s rout?
Key Statistics for the match Portugal vs Lithuania
Portugal have so far won 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, where they have scored 14 goals and conceded 6.
Lithuania have been the weakest team in the group with 0 wins, 1 draw, 6 losses, 5 goals scored and 19 conceded so far.
In the first round match between the two teams, Portugal won in Vilnius 5-1, with 4 of the 5 goals coming just in the last half hour of the challenge. Cristiano Ronaldo signed a “poker” that night.
Soccer Betting Tips Portugal vs Lithuania
In this match, Portugal will have to bear the expenses of the game clearly from an early age and will face the challenge of dismantling Lithuania’s defensive system, which should adopt a strategy that prioritizes a style of containment, with the lines closely together and trying to reduce to the maximum the creative ability of the Portuguese players. Despite this, the individual technical quality of players like Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva should be enough for Portugal to undo the opposing defense and set off for another fat triumph.
Betting Tips: Portugal Asian handicap -3