Italy – Portugal : Preview & Prediction
Italy will be under pressure during this meeting because it must absolutely defeat Portugal and hope for a victory for Poland on the band to Ronaldo to reach the next round in the UEFA League League. Squadra Azzurra did not shine in this competition where she took only 4 out of 9 points in play, against Poland (1-1 and 2-1) and Portugal (1-0 defeat). Even the friendly match against Ukraine (1-1), on October 10, did not allow the Transalpins to regain confidence, they who have achieved a success on their last 6 outings. Portugal will only need one point to reach the next round in this UNL. The Portuguese won Italy (1-0) and Poland (3-2) away in their two matches in this competition. Portugal continued its good momentum (unbeaten for four games) with a third consecutive success against Scotland (3-1) in a friendly on October 14th. Portugal is very tough, even on the road, and Fernando Santos’s side will want to look for a performance in Milan.
Portugal remains on 2 wins against Italy.
Portugal won Italy (1-0) in the first leg.
Portugal have only lost one of their last 11 outings.
Portugal is on a running streak of 3 straight wins.
Italy has posted only one success in its last six matches in all competitions.
Squadra Azzurra will be under pressure because victory is mandatory to hope for a qualification.
Faced with pressure and the fear of elimination, Italy could thwart, which would make the affairs of Portugal that only needs a point to get out of his hen. Advantage to the European Champions in title, therefore.
Italy – Portugal : Betting Tips
Italy – Win Odds: 2.20
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70