A total of eight points from four games has left Portugal in second spot within the section,
The European champions head into the fixture in second place in blood group.
they’re 5 points behind leaders state however do have a game in hand on Andriy Shevchenko’s aspect.
Luxembourg have picked up points in qualifying despite being in a very robust cluster.
They beat Lietuva 2-1 reception and thespian the away fixture 1-1.
However, Portugal area unit huge favourites to choose up the 3 points and can be expected to win well.
The ruling champions ought to build mixture out of this opposition, as they’re in pursuit of the top-most spot.
Ukraine is giving robust competition for an equivalent prime position,
and this could result in the Portuguese creating full use of their home advantage to make sure the 3 points on provide.
Moreover, with Cristiano chasing the desirable record of grading one hundred international goals,
Luxembourg is reasonably the most effective opponent for the aim.
Portugal suffered a slow begin to their qualifying campaign with unsatisfactory attracts against state
and Sweden in their gap 2 matches however have since kicked into gear.
Ukraine vs Portugal Team News
There aren’t expected to be several alterations from the XI that started against Lietuva last outing,
and urban center may actually attempt to send the precise same team onto the sector.
Bernardo timber and Joao Felix are expected to affix Ronaldo in attack, with Bruno Fernandes,
Ruben Neves and William Carvalho creating up the middle 3.
Danilo Pereira and Mario Rui area unit among the players hoping to be enclosed,
whereas admiral Semedo may replace Joao Cancelo at right-back having came back to the squad for the newest spherical of matches.
As for Luxembourg, Maurice Deville is predicted to start out because the forward in a very 4-5-1 formation,
with Gerson Rodrigues conjointly that includes in an offensive position for the guests.
Lars Krogh Gerson is that the second-most full-fledged players within the squad with seventy one caps and may begin,
whereas Mainz stripling Leandro Barreiro is pushing to be concerned in central middle.
Ukraine vs Portugal Line Up
Portugal lineup: Patricio; Semedo, Fonte, Dias, Guerreiro; Fernandes, Neves, Carvalho; Felix, Ronaldo, B Silva
Luxembourg lineup: Moris; Jans, Chanot, Gerson, Carlson; V. Thill, Sinani, Barreiro, O. Thill, Rodrigues; Deville
Ukraine vs Portugal H2H
The Navigators have won the previous 10 games in a very row.
The Red Lions have managed to get a complete of simply goals in these 10 fixtures.
In front of the house crowd, Cristiano and his boys have a 100% win record.
Luc Holtz’s men area unit nevertheless to search out the rear of internet on the road.
The combined record for the previous six match-ups wherever Fernando Santos’s men have contend the hosts is 24-0.
Ukraine vs Portugal TV channel and live stream, and online coverage
The match will be shown live on ITV. The channel is Free To Air in the UK.
Viewers in the UK can stream the game live on the ITV Hub, and follow all the action via NEWGERSY Sport’s LIVE text commentary on our dedicated match blog.
Ukraine vs Portugal
7:45pm Monday 14th October
Kiev Olympic Stadium