Only 2 spots remain for the European team and tomorrow evening everyone will know which two of the last four can book their seat for Qatar. Portugal will host giant Italy killer North Macedonia in such a fight. Here, you will find Portugal vs North Macedonia match preview, schedule, venue, head-to-head results, tv broadcast & live stream, probable eleven, and prediction of this significant final.
Competition: World Cup qualifier, Playoff final.
Portugal vs North Macedonia
Venue: Estadio do Dragao, Portugal.
Date: 29th March, Tuesday.
Time: 7.45 pm BST
Tv broadcast: Sky Sports
Christiano Ronaldo’s Portugal is a great team if we look at their players nevertheless they failed to ensure a spot in the greatest competition of the sport. Even more so they were shaky a bit against Turkey. In the 2nd half, it wasn’t Portugal who controlled the game. If Yilmaz could able to put the penalty in the back of the net then it would be arduous for the host to reach the playoff final.
However, they are here now and they have enough firepower to their rank to destabilize any side of the world. So the most likely outcome of the match would be Portugal will come as victorious. Another thing is it might be the final time one of the greatest ever Ronaldo will compete in the World Cup. Therefore, his teammates will indeed do everything to win the game.
The visitors have already made an upset after eliminating the defending Euro Champions. N. Macedonia is sitting at 67th position in the football ranking but in a 90 mins game, no one should necessarily keep all these things in their mind. They are just one step away from making history. Wouldn’t it be nice to reach the World Cup after knocking Italy and Portugal out of the contest? Their countryman will truly cherish these moments for the rest of their life. So, the visitors will give their everything to snatch a positive result in front of the away crowd.
When and where Portugal vs North Macedonia match will be played?
The game is set to take place at 7.45 pm BST, 29th March, Tuesday. The venue of the final is Estadio do Dragao, which is the home ground of the Portuguese side FC Porto.
Portugal vs North Macedonia Head to Head Results:
The two sides met only once in a friendly match where none of them was the winner. The result was a draw.
Last 5 match results:
Portugal: Win- Lost – Draw – Win-Win
N. Macedonia: Draw- Win- Lost- Win-Win
Portugal’s coach can feel relieved as he doesn’t need to make a makeshift defense again. Veteran defender Pepe is back to the team from injury and one of the best wings back in the world right now, Joao Cancelo has served his one-match ban and is available to play the final. Having these two would be a huge boost for the home side though they will still miss Ruben Dias. In the visitor camp, there is no such kind of concerning thing.
Sky Sports is the official broadcasting partner of the Portugal vs North Macedonia match.
Live Streaming Portugal vs North Macedonia:
Those who have sky sports subscriptions can watch the game on Sky Go App.
Probable XI Portugal vs North Macedonia:
Portugal: Diogo Costa, Diego Dalot, Pepe, Jose Fonte, Joao Cancelo, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Moutinho, Otavio, Jota, Ronaldo.
N. Macedonia: Dimitrievski, Alioski, Ristovski, Velkovski, Musilu, Ademi, Bardhi, Nikolov, Trajkovski, Churlinov, Miovski.
Match prediction: Portugal will win the tie.