Lithuania, on the opposite hand, don’t have anything to play for within the cluster, sitting bottom on one purpose with simply this final fixture to complete.
With 2 games left to play in blood group, the Selecao recognize that consecutive wins are enough for them to end in second place.
Ukraine have well been the strongest aspect within the pool and already earned high spot, with six wins from their seven games.
Portugal move into this encounter prior Serbia, who even have 2 games to play.
The latter want the ecu champions to suffer a giant upset on Thursday or in Sunday’s meeting with Luxembourg to verify their own progression.
Portugal tasted defeat for the primary time within the qualifiers last month when Ukraine took them down on the road with a slender 2-1 ending.
Despite enjoying the bulk of possession and registering double as several shots on track than their counterparts,
Fernando Santos’s men fell wanting expectations and had to come home empty-handed.
Portugal area unit in rivalry for a price ticket to succeeding spherical, as they sit behind table-toppers Ukraine at the instant.
However, with third-placed Serbia respiratory down their necks, the hosts cannot afford an error on weekday.
Portugal vs Azerbaijan Team News
Portugal boss Fernando Santos was unable to decision up variety of players for this spherical of international qualifying games.
Forward try Goncalo Guedes and Joao Felix area unit each out with mortise joint injuries suffered with their several La Liga clubs.
Everton midfielder Andre Gomes suffered a horror mortise joint injury and is currently a long-run traveller,
along with his come a protracted approach off at the present.
Fellow midfielder Joao Mario is additionally sidelined, beside port right-back full admiral Semedo.
All 5 players were within the last squad, with Guedes, Mario and Semedo all beginning within the defeat to Ukraine.
Portugal vs Azerbaijan Line Up
Patricio; Pereira, Dias, Fonte, Guerreiro; Neves, Moutinho; Fernandes, B. Silva; Ronaldo, A. Silva
Setkus; Mikoliunas, Girdvainis, Klimavicius, Andriuskevicius; Kuklys, Simkus; Lasickas, Slivka, Novikovas; Cernych
Portugal vs Azerbaijan Head to head (h2h)
Apart from 2 international friendlies,
their solely recent encounter witnessed Lithuania lose by a humongous 5-1 scoreline.
What time does Portugal vs Azerbaijan kick off?
EURO Qualification fixture will take place on Thursday, November 14.
It will kick off at 7:45pm.
The match will be held at Estádio Algarve (Faro/Loulé).
What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
Portugal vs Lithuania will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event with coverage underway from 14:30pm.
Sky Sports customers can live stream the match via the app on their computer, tablet and mobile devices.
If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99.
You can also follow the match LIVE in Newgersy Sport’s match blog with James Olley and Giuseppe Muro at illa Park.
LIVE SCORE ONLINE
FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group A.
7:45pm, Wednesday 24th March 2021.