Nevertheless, we can expect Svensson to feature in central midfield, most likely at the expense of Albin Ekdal. ⚽ #viärsverige Målet mot Kroatien - lektion i upprullning! They last failed to score back in March 2019, in a goalless draw with Sweden. Sweden, however, did secure a win over Russia in a friendly last week and they will be hoping to take some confidence from that performance when they lock horns with Portugal this midweek. Manchester City's Bernardo Silva is still slowly working his way back from injury, so that means a second start in three days might be a bit too much for him. However, the bigger test will be for Victor Lindelof and co. in handling the attacking firepower that Portugal possess. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. In the likes of Dejan Kulusekvski and Alexander Isak, Sweden have some exciting young attackers in their lineup, who have the potential to trouble the Portuguese defence. Forward try Goncalo Guedes and Joao Felix area unit each out with ankle injuries suffered with their several La Liga clubs. And finally, the Swedish defence should comprise of Mikael Lustig, Pontus Jansson, Victor Lindelof and Ludwig Augustinsson. Portugal have not scored a goal in their two games so far in the current international break. The Portuguese captain will undergo a period of self-isolation and will therefore also likely miss out on a couple of games for his Italian club Juventus. Claesson ➡️ Lustig ➡️ Kulusevski ➡️ Lustig ➡️ Forsberg ➡️ Berg ➡️ MÅÅL! Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Patricio; Cancelo, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro; Pereira, Moutinho; Jota, Fernandes, Ronaldo; Felix. gcse.src = (document.location.protocol == 'https:' ? They are likely to defend in deep blocks and provide maximum cover for goalkeeper Robin Olsen. Portugal haven't yet scored a goal in this international break, but have faced top quality opponents in Spain and France. gcse.type = 'text/javascript';
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The Portuguese attack should be spearheaded by Joao Felix, although it is Ronaldo who is more likely to play a key role in the final third.