Portugal – Egypt : Preview & Prediction
Portugal will face Egypt on Friday at 19:45 in Zurich, who will be the last penultimate before Fernando Santos announce the squad for the 2018 World Cup. Santos will have all the squad for the friendly, among them the defenses Mario Rui and Luis Neto, who on Monday were called to the posts of Fabio Coentrão and Rúben Dias, to accounts with injuries. Portugal are part of Group B of the Russian World Cup with Iran, Spain and Morocco, and reach this final stage after having won their qualifying group with only one defeat. Egypt, led by Mohamed Salah, is part of group A along with the host country, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay. The Pharaohs are a selection with a good organization both defensive and offensive, not being that typical African team, but with characteristics closer to the European formations. They have Mohamed Salah their greatest hope, counting on their speed and irreverence to get to the goal. For this match, both teams will also take some doubts regarding some players, so we think it can be a low intensity match with few chances.
In four of Portugal’s last five games there were less than 2.5 goals.
In three of Egypt’s last five games there were less than 2.5 goals.
In one of the two games between both there were less than 2.5 goals.
The latest experiences both coaches will take to make.
Portugal, not being a fantastic selection, has in its competence and organization its greatest weapons. Since the entry of Fernando Santos to his command that few were the games in which Portugal knew the taste of defeat, showing that it is the most difficult teams to beat in the whole world. We believe in a game with less than 2.5 goals.
Portugal – Egypt : Betting Tips
Portugal – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70