Uruguay – Portugal : Preview & Prediction
Uruguay has not trembled in Group A since it finished ahead of Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt with 3 wins in as many games. After a slow start to the tournament and 2 narrow successes against Egypt (1-0) and Saudi Arabia (1-0), the selection of Tabarez is ramping up with a big win over Russia (3-0) , the host country. The Celeste, who will be able to count on her shock duo Cavani-Suarez, is ready to receive the reigning European Champion, Portugal. The selection of Fernando Santos finished 2nd in Group B behind Spain because of the goal-average. The Portuguese recorded a 1-0 win against Morocco and 2 draws against Spain (3-3) and Iran (1-1) in this group stage, seeing Ronaldo score four times since start of the tournament. Between two nations with similar profiles, the meeting promises to be tense. Ideal context for Uruguayan defenses?
Uruguay is on an incredible series of 6 ranked victories.
Uruguay is flawless in this World Cup with 3 wins in the group stage against Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Russia.
Uruguay has not conceded a goal in this World Cup. Very solid.
Portugal, undefeated in this World Cup, still has 2 draws after 3 days against Spain and Iran for 1 short narrow victory against Morocco.
The Portuguese are also unbeaten for 6 days (2 wins and 4 draws). But rarely have the adversaries been as tough as the Celestial.
Uruguay could win this clash after 90 or even 120 minutes. So we cover ourselves with the double chance on Uruguay.
Uruguay – Portugal : Betting Tips
Uruguay – Win Odds: 3.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70