Portugal vs France: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Portugal are aiming to join France in the Euro 2020 knockout stages when they face off at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday at 8pm (UK time).

Portugal vs France: Betting Tips

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Portugal vs France: Predictions

Portugal vs France: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 17/20
Correct score 1-0 15/2
First Goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo 4/1

A repeat of the 2016 final, which Portugal won 1-0, this is the first time the two sides have met in the group stage of a major competition.

With four points on the board and their place in the knockout stage already secured, France boss Didier Deschamps may take the opportunity to utilise his squad and hand valuable minutes to some of his fringe players.

The reigning World champions were not overly convincing as they limped to a 1-1 draw with Hungary last time out.

This will encourage Portugal, who require at least a point to progress following their 4-2 defeat by Germany at the weekend – only their third loss in 31.

Memories of that night in Paris five years ago will certainly serve as inspiration for Fernando Santos’ side, whose need to get a positive result may just give them the edge in Budapest.

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Portugal vs France: Match Stats

Portugal have won just once in their last 13 meetings with France, although that sole success did come in the Euro 2016 final.

Injury spelt an early end to that game for Cristiano Ronaldo, who remarkably has never scored against Les Bleus.

But the talisman has three goals to his name at Euro 2020 – taking his international tally to 107 – and he is very unlikely to let any opportunity slip as he closes in on the all-time record of 109.

Portugal vs France: Corner Stats

Portugal have won 12 corners so far at Euro 2020 – six in both matches so far. That is exactly double the tally that France have registered across their two outings in Group F.

Portugal vs France: Cards Stats

The two sides have been among the best-behaved thus far, with both picking up just a single yellow card. Ruben Dias and Benjamin Pavard are the two players in question; they will have to tread carefully to avoid suspensions in the last 16.

Portugal vs France: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Portugal 1-0 France

Portugal vs France: Odds


Portugal vs France: Head to Head

14 November 2020: Portugal 0-1 France – Nations League
11 October 2020: France 0-0 Portugal – Nations League
10 July 2016: Portugal 1-0 France – European Championship
4 September 2015: Portugal 0-1 France – Friendly
11 October 2014: France 2-1 Portugal

Generally low-scoring affairs, there have been just three goals across the four most recent meetings between the nations. Therefore, we can expect another tight encounter here.

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