FIFA World Cup: POR vs URU group stage match of FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar. Portugal won last match against Ghana 3-2. Ronaldo scored a goal that is plenty. This is the second FIFA World Cup meeting between Portugal and Uruguay. with the Americans eliminating Portugal in the second round of the 2018 edition in Russia. Uruguay have won four of their last five FIFA World Cup matches against European nations though did lose to France in their last meeting. The Sky Blue had won just two of their previous 25 such matches before this run. Portugal have won just one of their last nine meetings with South American nations in all competitions beating Argentina 1-0 in a friendly matches. Portugal are looking to win their opening two group stage matches for the third time at the FIFA World Cup.
Uruguay last matches of FIFA World Cup against South Korea is draw 0-0 . Uruguay have failed to score in their last two World Cup games only once have they done so in three consecutive games at the tournament the South American nation have won their second group game in each of last three editions of the FIFA World Cup.
Portugal and Uruguay will go head-to-head in the FIFA World Cup 2022 at Lusil Iconic Stadium Lusail in the Round two match, Portugal were lucky enough to beat North Macedonia in the qualifier and earned a spot in this fundament. They are good form and they head into this match following a trilling 3-2 win against Ghana. They have an edge here but an upset should not be ruled out. Uruguay are in 14th place in the FIFA rankings and have a slightly weaker squad on paper as compared to their opponents. They were good enough to block the South Korean attack in their last match but poor at the front and ended up with a goalless draw.
Probable starting XI for Portugal:
Casta, Guerreiro, Pereira, Dais, Cancelo, Carvalho, Neves, B, silva, Felix, Ronaldo, B Fernandes
Probable starting XI for Uruguay:
Rochet, Olivera, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres, Vecino, Benatancur, Valverde, Nunez, Surez, Pellistri
Cristiano Ronaldo: Ronaldo has one of the most consistent players of all time around d the world. His playmaking abilities along with a good eye for goals make him an asset to this team. He is capable of playing on either wing as well as through the centre of the pitch. He will be the top pick from either side. He recorded a penalty in the opening match against Ghana.
Bruno Fernandes: Bruno has been key player for his country. He has shown his talent and worth to his side by scoring three goals and two assists in the qualifiers. He likes to run with the ball, dribble and give key passes to his teammates. In the opening match, he assisted two goals against Ghana.
Luis Suarez: Suarez’s timing an precision make everything look all to easy. He has impressive strength ability in the air, speed, and tireless stamina he has a great goal-scoring form and an excellent work rate. He can change the game single- handily and is surely a player to watch out for.
Captain and vice-captain for fantasy team:
Team for fantasy team:
Goalkeeper- S Rochet
Defender- R Guerreiro , J Cancelo, R Dias
MId-fielder-B Silva, Bfernandes, R Bentancur, F Valverde,
forward- C Ronaldo, L Suarez, JFelix
Ronaldo is the key player for Captaincy for fantasy team